The Edible Garden – Growing edible plants in containers

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

You may think that if you don't have an allotment or only have a very small garden, you won't be able to grow any fruit and veg.  This workshop will take you through growing edible plants in containers - what type of container, what crops are best for containers; watering and feeding. This workshop will […]

Caley Talk: ‘A Lifetime in Alpines’ – Elspeth Mackintosh

Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

"A Lifetime in Alpines" Speaker: Elspeth Mackintosh The story of Elspeth's working life in the Alpine department at the Edinburgh Botanic Garden but is also a tale of more what can happen on entering  the horticultural world. Originally trained as a biologist, Elspeth worked at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh for over 30 years as […]

AGM & Award Ceremony

Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh 20a Inverleith Row, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The 215th Annual General Meeting of the Society.  2024 also marks 200 years since we were first given our Royal Charter. The AGM will take place in the Lecture Theatre at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.  For those who have not attended a meeting at RBGE before, entry is via the main reception: 20a Inverleith […]

The Edible Garden – Recycling Organic Matter

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

This workshop will concentrate on recycling organic matter. We will talk through making compost; getting the mix right; hot and cold composting; tumblers; wormeries; bokashi; making leafmould, choosing soil improvers and mulching. We will be indoors for the bulk of this class, in the McHattie Room at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am […]

Spring Bulb Show 2024

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Caley's annual Spring Bulb Show will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2024.  For details on how to enter the show, please go to our Spring Bulb Show page. The show is open to the public from 12noon - 5pm on the 6th of April,  after the judging has taken place. […]

Spring Bulb Show 2024

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Caley's annual Spring Bulb Show will be held on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2024.  For details on how to enter the show, please go to our Spring Bulb Show page. The show is open to the public from 10am - 4pm on the 7th of April. We will have a range of […]

The Edible Garden – Weeds

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This workshop will explain the different types of weeds that we see in our gardens and how they can be useful to us - they can tell us about our soil and some can be turned into useful fertilisers. This workshop will be held at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am - 12noon. […]

The Edible Garden – Propagation; plants for free!

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom

One of our favourites - how to get more plants for free! This workshop will show you the different types of plant propagation (cuttings, division etc) and explain why each is used. This workshop will be held at Saughton Park. The class will run from 10am - 12noon. Cost of this workshop is: Members £25.00 […]

Auricula & Primula Show

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh

Join us for our annual Auricula & Primula Show in the McHattie Room at Saughton Park.  The show is open to the public from 12.05pm - 3.45pm. These beautiful little (and not so little) plants have a fantastic range of colours and forms - the display in the room is always impressive.  If you don't […]

Meconopsis Day

McHattie Room, Saughton Park, Edinburgh