Monthly Archives: April 2019

Kibble Lecture: Thursday 18th April 2019

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The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens annual Kibble Lecture this year has two guest speakers. Dr Helen Kingstone, Lecturer in Victorian Studies (University of Glasgow), will open the evening with a short talk on the ‘Born in 1819’ Project with the associated exhibition New Victorians: Kibble and his Contemporaries still running in the Kibble Palace. […]

Orchid Success

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Its a ‘well done’ to Christine Nicholson (GBG-Orchid Propagator) for producing some award winning plants for the Scottish Orchid Society display at the North East England Orchid Society Show. The Paphiopedilum appletonianum won Best Society Plant for the Scottish Orchid Society display as well as a Highly Commended for the overall show.   The Pleione […]