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A small crown jewel

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A lot of new work is getting under way at GBG. Plans are being prepared for a change in the North American Arid House (Main Range 5) and the team are preparing planting pits for new trees and shrubs to be planted in the grounds. It’s still cold outside but under glass there is still […]

Happy New Year

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Although the outside beds might be covered in snow, the glasshouses and Kibble Palace will be open as usual over the next few days, including Hogmanay and New Year’s Day. Closing Times for Glasshouses and Kibble Palace 4.15pm and the Ranger Team start locking the outside grounds at 4.45pm Happy New Year from all at […]

Plant health update 01/12/2017

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After a lot of hard work by the team at GBG the infected Rhododendrons at the Main Entrance have been removed or destroyed on-site. After the plants directly within the quarantined area and associated leaf litter were destroyed, approximately one month ago, the plants outwith the quarantined zone have had the top growth removed and […]

Natural Perfume & Aromatherapy Workshop

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xperience & learn about the aromatic ingredients, where they come from & how they can support health & well-being in this practical, sensual workshop. “This workshop is truly unique, fun and well worth treating yourself to if you want to smell and feel totally gorgeous!” Heather Hardy Date: Sunday 3rd December, 2017 Time: 1pm – […]

SCOTLAND’S RURAL COLLEGE (SRUC)

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The SRUC is establishing two new courses in Glasgow Botanic Gardens as follows: • Higher National Certificate (HNC) Horticulture • Higher National Certificate (HNC) Garden Design The courses are starting in September and those interested should go to www.sruc.ac.uk/glasgow Click on the link below for full information Horticulture and Garden Design Flyer New Courses[5128]

Spring 2018 Certificate in Practical Horticulture Course dates released

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Spring  2018 Course Details; Saturday 17th March 2018 – CPH01 Looking at Plants Saturday 24th March 2018 – CPH02 Soil Care Saturday 7th April 2018 – CPH03 Feeding and Watering Saturday 14th April 2018 – CPH04 Seed Propagation Saturday 21st April 2018 – CPH05 Vegetative Propagation Saturday 28th April 2018 – CPH06 Growing Media and Potting Saturday 12th May 2018 – CPH07 Planting Sunday 13th  May 2018 – CPH08 Pruning and Training Saturday 19th May […]

Guided Tour

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Guided tour led by a member of the Glass House Team. The tour provides and opportunity to visit the ‘Filmy Fern House’  and other areas not usually open to the public. Meeting Point – Kibble Palace August 11th at 2pm.