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Opening times for Kibble Palace, Main Range Glasshouses, Public Toilets

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Update 8/09/2020 The grounds have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown and current times are from 7 until dusk (19.30 today and by 31/10/2020 gates closing is 17.00) We have received many kind notes and comments from people who have used the Gardens during the lockdown and vistors say they appreciate the work carried out […]

Staying Safe : July 2020

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Just like this Small Tortoiseshell butterfly perched on the carniverous Sarracenia plant its sometimes best to do things carefully. Although the outside area of Glasgow Botanic Gardens has remained open throughout the COVID-19 control period, as of 10/07/2020 the Glasshouses, Kibble Palace Tea Room and Public Toilets at Glasgow Botanic Gardens remain closed. Preparations are […]

COVID-19: Glasshouses Shut- Latest Updates 04/05/2020

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Monday 4th May 2020 The Gardens remain open for exercise for local residents although the Glasshouses, Kibble Palace and Tea Rooms are shut. Although getting fresh air and exercise at this time is recommended please remember to practice social distancing to protect others and yourself. Events including wedding bookings are now cancelled until further notice, […]

Please vote to fund our new project!!

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The Gardens are just waking up but the Friends have been active over the winter and in particular supporting the Friends of Glasgow Parks Forum. The Forum has been leading the “Participatory Budgeting” process with the City Council – this sounds complicated but can be summarised by saying there is ¬£90,000 available for new projects funded by Wee Green […]

Printing in Woodlands Exhibition and Workshops

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Printing in Woodlands Exhibition Glasgow Botanical Gardens Kibble Palace South Wing 29th Feb/1st March 10 to 4pm An exhibition of Eco Printing Community art and Workshops in Eco techniques by Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw FREE OF CHARGE 29th FEB drop in workshops in Indigo dye tie dye, Cyanotype, Bookbinding, no booking needed.

Happy New Year, what will 2020 bring?

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Happy New Year to all visitors and Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens. We will hopefully bring you lots of exciting events and highlight interesting additions to the collections over the next couple of months. One interesting point to make is that 2020 marks the 200th anniversary of the arrival of renown plant collector David Douglas […]

Index Seminum 2019/2020

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We will be putting up our Index Seminum Seed Exchange List on the 18rd November 2019. Please click on this link The form will be available for completion online only this year and we hope to have orders processed by early 2020. The exchange is open only to those with an IPEN registration GBG

The Great Escapers- Help us track them down in Glasgow!!

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We are looking outside of the Botanic Gardens for this task in an attempt to assist our partners at the Botanical Society of the British Isles. As part of a nationwide effort to record as many plant species as possible growing ‘as wild’, the BSBI is very keen to hear from anyone in Glasgow who […]

UPDATE 30/08/2019 bat and moth night cancelled

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  BAT AND MOTH NIGHT 30/08/2019 IS CANCELLED THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BY THE PARTNER ORGANISATIONS DUE TO THE POOR WEATHER CONDITIONS FORECAST FOR THIS EVENING. FOR UP TO DATE CONSERVATION AND EVENT NEWS PLEASE CHECK BUTTERFLY CONSERVATION WEBSITE OR CLYDE BAT GROUP ON FACEBOOK FOLLOW @SAVEBUTTERFLIES AND @CLYDEBATGROUP         Time of event CANCELLED. […]