Winter Sowing: Container Choices
By Beverley Wagar, Volunteer, Royal Botanical Gardens Container Choices Part One Topics Before you start: What is winter sowing? Why winter sow? Basic principles What can ...
Winter Sowing: A Step-by-step Guide
By Beverley Wagar, Volunteer, Royal Botanical Gardens A Step-by-step Guide to Success Part One Topics Before you start: What is winter sowing? Why winter sow? Basic ...
Happy Birthday Aleksander Tamsalu!
By Dr. David Galbraith, Head of Science, Royal Botanical Gardens Wednesday 28 April 2021 is the 130th birthday of Aleksander Tamsalu, Royal Botanical Gardens’ first ...
Spring Bud Break
Contributed by Jon L. Peter, Curator & Plant Records Manager As spring continues to unfold, it reveals a multitude of delight from early spring flowers, ...
Happy 90th Birthday!
Contributed by Jon L. Peter, Curator & Plant Records Manager Some of the best historical records we have from the beginning of RBG are found ...
Royal Botanical Gardens and Earth Day at 50
Today is the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, held in the United States following on a 1969 declaration by UNESCO that the first ...
Slow Down and Smell the β-Damascenone
Dr. David Galbraith (Head of Science, Royal Botanical Gardens) There is a lot of science involved in sniffing a flower. Flowers in cultivation have been ...
Contributed by Jon L. Peter, Curator & Plant Records Manager Daffodils, the genus Narcissus, are prized plants for historical, ornamental and economical importance. This is ...
Contributed by Jon L. Peter, Curator & Plant Records Manager The Hamamelidaceae family contains some of our finest trees and shrubs. From the intricate bark ...