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Cambo Crafters Free

February 7th, 2018 - December 12th, 2018

A new crafting group for sharing craft skills, learning new ones or working on your own project. The group runs is 6 week blocks then has 2 weeks off. To book a place or join for the year, please contact:
[email protected]

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Benmore Explorer Tours

March 1st, 2018 - November 29th, 2018

Enjoy the beauty of the Garden aboard the Benmore Explorer every Wednesday and Thursday at 2pm. To book please call Sybil Gray 01369706261 or email [email protected]

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Ardkinglas Estate, Glorious Gardens of Argyll

Rhododendron Festival 2019 – Ardkinglas Estate

May 1st, 2018 - May 31st, 2019

The Variety of Species, colour and smell of the rhododendrons at Ardkinglas at this time of year attracts the specialist and the wanderer. Rhododendrons have been grown here for a number of years and include some unusual and historic plants especially a collection of red rhododendron hybrids raised by Lord Glenkinglas. Also on the Bodnant Bank are plants which originated from Bodnant Garden in North Wales. Along with the rhododendrons take time to view the champion trees and give the “mightiest conifer in Britain” a hug. See also the Ladies Garden, Ardkinglas.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Coastline Exhibition

August 1st, 2018 - November 15th, 2018

A fabulous exhibition highlighting the amazing coastal plant and wildlife in our rural region. In conjunction with World Oceans Day to conserve and honour the world's oceans.

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Scottish Tree Festival: – Munro’s Nurseries Free

September 1st, 2018 - November 30th, 2018

September - huge selection of Fruit Trees including Apple, Cherry, Gage, Pear, Damson, Plum, Quince, Peach, Apricot, Nectarine.  Also a selection of fabulous Heritage Fruit Trees including Apple Bloom  Ploughman, Apple Scotch Dumpling, Apple Scotch Bridget, Apple Stirling Castle and Apple Coul Blush. November - Bareroot Trees & hedging 100 varieties of native trees and hedging, a fantastically economical way to provide a screen or shelter to your garden available from November through to March.

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Ardkinglas Estate, Glorious Gardens of Argyll

Scottish Tree Festival 2018 – Ardkinglas Estate

September 28th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018

Ardkinglas Estate is a wonderful woodland garden in carindow, is home to the mightiest conifer in Europe. A remarkable European Silver Fir (Abies alba) with a girth of nearly ten metres. Other champions in Ardkinglas Woodland Garden are Patagonian Cypress (Fitzroya cupressoides), Hinoki Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa), Western Red Cedar (Thuya plicata) and the unusual Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana var. jeffreyi). Our Abies Grandis was the tallest tree in Britain for a number of years, however has now been overtaken.

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Scottish Tree Festival: – Archerfield Walled Garden Fairy Trail

September 29th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018

Everyone knows that fairies live at the bottom of gardens and Archerfield Walled Garden is no different. As the fairies were flying over East Lothian one night they spotted our magical wishing tree. They loved it so much they decided to make it their new home. Drift into a magical mood and take a wander around our woodland Fairy Trail to see if you can find fairy homes hidden in the trees. Collect our Fairy Trail Quiz from the shop then follow the signs down through the gate and around our beautiful woodland. Every fairy home is different; can you find them all?

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Scottish Tree Festival Spectacular Autumn Display

September 29th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is one of the world's leading Botanic Gardens. Visitors can walk around 70 acres of beautiful landscape and enjoy a superb tree collection which is spectacular during the autumn months. Look out in particular for the Woodland Garden, the stunning redwoods in the John Muir Grove and a collection of 'Champion Trees' identified by blue labels.

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Scottish Tree Festival: – Threave Garden’s Champion Trees

September 29th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018

Threave Garden is a plantsmans’ paradise and boasts collections of rare champion specimens and successional interest throughout the seasons. From spring, a bank of Narcissus ‘Southern Gem’ to winters diverse RHS Erica trials. Home to the School of Heritage Gardening, Threave's RHS training centre is responsible for training generations of horticulturalists since 1960. Threave offers a wealth of inspiration to all in a series of garden rooms designed and maintained by past and present students.

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Scottish Tree Festival Spectacular Autumn Display

September 29th, 2018 - December 2nd, 2018

Dawyck Botanic Garden is home to one of Scotland's finest tree collections including some of Britain's oldest and tallest trees. The 65-acre Garden offers woodland and burnside walks and is renowned for its autumn colour. The red leaves of the maple trees are particularly stunning. Visitors can enjoy a Majestic Tree Trail, the Scottish Tree Trail or follow the adventures of plant explorers such as David Douglas, after whom the Douglas fir is named. Take a tour with an expert guide to fully appreciate the collection. Guided tours take place every Sunday at 14.15hrs in October and 13.45 hrs

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