Plant Power Day 2018

The University of Dundee Botanic Garden brings you Plant Power Day 2018. This includes mountains of fun from 11am-4pm and let’s not forget the all-day free entry on Sunday 20 May. We have a wide range of activities on offer such as children friendly science workshops, which will be facilitated by plant scientists, from our successful Life Sciences School at the University of Dundee. There will be a fantastic performance from the BarrowBand again this year and don’t forget the wood turners, birds of prey and many more activities.  It will be a great day for all age groups so make sure you d...

Dundee 10 Art Exhibition

The Dundee 10 is a group of photographers from Dundee Photographic Society. The members change annually. Their exhibition runs once a year at the Dundee Botanical Gardens showcasing a wide range of subject matter and styles. This exhibition coincides with the large DPS annual exhibition hung at Discovery Point over the summer. This year the exhibition runs for 2 weeks from Tuesday April the 17th....

From the Ground Up

New art exhibition from 12 - 28 March at The University of Dundee Botanic Garden. Lucy Golden and Mary Golden are sisters, artists and both fascinated in landscape and the natural world. For Lucy, current work is inspired by what she finds around her in her garden studio and in the Scottish landscape around her home near the Lomond Hills in rural Fife, including drawings and studies of plants, seedlings and leaves in acrylic and oil paints. Mary is interested in the diversity of Scotland's mountain and moor habitats and landscapes, creating collaged pieces and oil paintings which aim to show this richness ...

Walks Talks and Workshops 2018

The University of Dundee Botanic Garden is delighted to bring you a series of exciting and informative events suitable for all ages and gardening abilities.   Our programme ‘Walks, Talks and Workshops’ will teach you how to care for your garden and tools. There will also be a series of family-friendly activities for your little ones. Our curator, Alasdair Hood and Head Gardener for the National Trust Scotland, Diana Robertson, will take you through various topics ranging from tool maintenance and pruning through to interactive, hands-on workshops such as creating your own fairy garden. &...

Apple Tree Pruning Workshop

The University of Dundee Botanic Garden is delighted to announce the first workshop in our series has now taken place. On Monday 5th March Andrew Lear also known as the Appletree man was down at the garden running his workshop.  The workshop was very successful and I would like to thank all them involved, especially Jade for organising this. Jade has provided us with an insightful blog post, which I definitely recommend you have a read of. I hope you find the time to come back to the garden and attend another workshop with us.   ...