40 Years an Allotmenteer – George Anderson

The trials and tribulations of allotmenteering.  George will discuss gardening on a raised beach with all its railway weeds as an added bonus. The talk will cover a wide range of crops grown along with a look at their pests, diseases and other troubles. There will also be tips and hints on their cultivation.  Crops […]

Houseplant Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT Join us for this workshop which is part of our Saughton Sunday offering for February. The workshop will take place in the McHattie Room at Saughton Park. The workshop will be led by Kirsty Wilson, Herbaceous Supervisor at RBGE and presenter on TV's Beechgrove, who will take you through […]

Winter Pruning Workshop

Bridgend Allotments Edinburgh Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh

The Allotment team will once again be hosting a winter pruning workshop, led by George Anderson. The workshop will take place at the Caley Demonstration Allotment at the Bridgend Allotment site, Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh.  The entrance to the allotment site is just south of the Cameron Toll roundabout, opposite the entrance to Inch Park. […]

Insects – The little things that run your garden. Ashleigh Whiffin

Gardens can support an incredible diversity of insects, but beyond butterflies and bees, how aware are you of these 6-legged neighbours? Do you know what bizarre behaviours and essential services are occurring in the undergrowth? Join Ashleigh as she shares her passion for some of the unconventionally charismatic insects, and why they are so essential […]

The Mardale Mountain Project – David Morris

This is a joint talk with the RSPB and SRGC. In 2017 the RSPB embarked on the launch of a partnership project with the Alpine Garden Society, Natural England and United Utilities to restore native alpine flora at Mardale at the head of Haweswater reservoir in the English Lake District. Harter Fell and its associated […]

Fishbox Planter

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh

Join us for this interesting workshop, led by Stan da Prato.  Stan will show you how to turn a boring polystyrene fishbox into a beautiful alpine planter. This workshop will start at 10am and run for about 1 hour.  It will be held in the McHattie Room at Saughton, so you don't have to worry […]

How to stage your blooms

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh

This is a drop-in workshop led by Pam Whittle.  Pam will take away some of the mysteries surrounding daffodil showing and will hopefully give you the confidence to enter some of your own blooms in our Spring Bulb Show. Drop by anytime between 11.3am and 2pm.  You will find us in the courtyard area in […]

Caley Spring Bulb Show 2022

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh

The Caley's annual Spring Bulb Show will take place at Saughton Park, Edinburgh on the 2nd and 3rd of April. For further details about the show, visit our Spring Bulb Show page where you will find  the show schedule and an entry form ready to download.  Alternatively, you can email springshow@rchs.co.uk.

Caley Spring Bulb Show 2022

Saughton Park, Edinburgh Edinburgh

The Caley's annual Spring Bulb Show will take place at Saughton Park, Edinburgh on the 2nd and 3rd of April. For further details about the show, visit our Spring Bulb Show page where you will find  the show schedule and an entry form ready to download.  Alternatively, you can email springshow@rchs.co.uk.