We have a number of places still available for our Dino-themed tour of the plant collections at Glasgow Botanic Gardens on the 13th Feb 2019 and the 13th March 2019. Pre-booking is essential so follow the link below to reserve a space before they are all…….extinct. If you cant make the 13thFeb or 13th March […]
Category Archives: Plant Collections
Just a quick update on the link to the Index Seminum seed exchange page, just click on the Index Seminum Page (Re-opens 10/12/2018) We have reused last years page hence the mention of 2017 in the web address sorry for any confusion. This year it is online, please do fill out a contact email and […]
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 […]
Update on the P. ramorum outbreak. We have now removed the plants that were identified, by laboratory testing, as being infected with the pathogen. Plant material was destroyed on site by burning (see pic below), in accordance with the best practice laid down by in Scottish Governments Plant Health Order. We feel it is prudent […]
The Gardens have just had a new tree trail installed throughout the Garden, allowing visitors to follow the trail (Tree Trail Leaflet PDF) and learn about our important tree collections. The trail will also serve to encourage people to explore the Gardens, pointing them around exciting and fascinating tree specimens and helping them to make […]
If you visited the Gardens in the past month you may have seen a hive of activity going on at the top section of the herbaceous border. A couple of weeks ago the grounds team carried out a final fork over the area to remove any perennial weeds like the dreaded bindweed and then it […]
Glasgow Botanic Gardens (GBG) is holding a herbarium exhibition in the tea room gallery until 30 September. The exhibition shows a range of examples taken from our herbarium. GBG’s herbarium currently has approximately 3,000 specimens, covering over 200 plant families, including flowering plants, ferns, mosses and liverworts. Specimens include historical collections dating from the 19th and […]
Jasminum rex can be seen flowering at the moment in the Palm House, it has an amazing sweet scent.
The Gardens have recently replanted a section of the Kibble Palace with a large range of South African plant species including Proteas, Aloes and Pelargoniums. So come and see this exciting new development – the Kibble Palace is open from 10.00 – 16.15 daily.