There are few sights more uplifting than a sea of bluebells. At Dunninald they are mostly blue, but in some places the whites and resulting lavender hybrids have been allowed to establish. Under a mature canopy of limes, beech, oaks and other treed under planted with rhododendrons and other shrubs, the ground is a carpet of colour.
Proceeds to Ferryden Brownies and Scotland's Gardens nominated charities.
The University of Dundee and the James Hutton Institute are coming together in the name of ‘Plant Power’.
They will be hosting a free event on Saturday, May 21st at the University of Dundee’s Botanic Garden to highlight how fascinating plants are and how important they are to the past, present and future of humanity.
There will be a range of activities taking place including hands on scientific workshops, falconry and face painting.
In association with the Institute of Sport and Exercise at the University of Dundee, the Botanic Garden will be hosting the annual Fun Run on Wednesday 18th May at 7pm.
Staged within the scenic setting of the Botanic Garden, the Fun Run is suitable for all the family and levels of ability; whether you are raising money for a worthwhile cause, remembering a loved one or simply keeping active.
Entry fee is £5 and registration closes at 6:45pm on Wednesday 18th May. There will be prizes up for grabs from Lowes of Dundee.
Please call 01382 381190 for more information.
British Art Show 8 FreeFebruary 13th, 2016 - May 8th, 2016
The 8th edition of this major touring exhibition surveying the last five years of contmeporary art in the UK is presented in Edinburgh at Inverleith House, Talbot Rice Gallery and the National Galleries. Artists including Jesse Wine, Nicolas Deshayes and Charlotte Prodger will be presenting new work at Inverleith House.Find out more
Have you ever imagined what the world might look like in the not too distant future? Step beyond the Garden's frontier and join us at our adult's only late event as we boldly explore a future world of science, art, music, dance, fashion and technology. With live entertainment, demonstrations and hands-on activities to inspire your inner creativity all within the unique atmosphere of the Botanic Garden at night.Find out more
Foraging, tasting, planting, stories, walking, mud pies and more! Join us for a May Day picnic of wild garlic, seaweed and more with drop in free family activities all day around Cambo Estate. Supported by the Community Food Fund.Find out more
Come and see inspiring work by Dawyck's 10 Volunteer photographers. In 2012 the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's photographer started to recruit volunteer photographers at Dawyck, Benmore and Logan. This exhibition features work by Dawyck's volunteers over the past four years.Find out more