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Benmore Botanic Garden

Scottish Rhododendron Festival: Rhododendron Photo Walk

May 3rd, 2018 - May 3rd, 2018

Join members of Cowal Camera Club on a seasonal photography workshop as we explore Benmore. Learn how to best capture the landscape, garden features and our magnificent Rhododendron collection. A truly inspiring place to learn new photography skills. Meet at the covered notice board just past the cafe.

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Barry Mill - NTS

May Duck Races

May 5th, 2018 - May 6th, 2018

Come along & join the fun at our annual duck race fundraising 'eggstravaganza' and see if you can win a prize!

Various competitions & stalls accompany the main event.

Please see the National Trust for Scotland website or our facebook page for more details

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Meet the Edible Garden Team: Wildlife Friendly Gardening Free

May 5th, 2018 - May 5th, 2018

Find out who your garden friends are and how to attract them in to your garden. We will be showing you gardening for our flying, hopping and crawling friends!

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Kalamkari at Dawyck Free

May 6th, 2018 - August 5th, 2018

Come and see an exhibition of work by mixed media artists using the Indian Kalamkari technique to decorate textiles. Kalamkari at Dawyck features work inspired by the garden and the natural landscape.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Mull of Galloway: Scotland’s Southernmost point

May 7th, 2018 - May 7th, 2018

Find out more about the RSPB from their exciting talk about the work of the RSPB and the Mull of Galloway. Learn about nesting seabirds, the history of the Mull and the Lighthouse which is still operational today.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Guided Walk: The Magic of Spring

May 8th, 2018 - May 8th, 2018

Step into spring with an amazing tour around the Garden with a member of the horticultural team. See the stunning seasonal delights.

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Dawyck Botanic Garden

Early Morning Bird Walks Free

May 12th, 2018 - May 12th, 2018

Join us for one of our Saturday early morning bird walks. Come and see how many species you can spot at Dawyck. Don't forget to bring your binoculars.

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Worldwide Day of Botanical Art Free

May 18th, 2018 - May 18th, 2018

Celebrate Worldwide Day of Botanical Art by meeting artists involved in the Flora Scotia exhibition and taking part in a large collaborative botanical painting of native plants, many of which can be found growing in the Garden.

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Lost Words and Flora Scotia Private View

May 18th, 2018 - May 18th, 2018

Celebrate the opening of the Lost Words exhibition and international link-up with artists around the world, with work highlighting each country's native flora. There will be opportunities to take part in activities that will help you be creative and connect or re-connect with Nature, or you can simply listen to good music, meet some artists and enjoy a glass of wine.

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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

The Lost Words – an Exhibition Free

May 19th, 2018 - September 2nd, 2018

The Losts Words is a unique collaborative project between writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris. Taking the form of both an exhibition and a book. The Lost Words celebrates the relationship between language and the lving world, and of nature's power to spark the imagination.

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