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Logan Botanic Garden

Wildflower Walk

June 5th, 2018 - June 5th, 2018

Join the Curator of Logan Botanic Garden on a guided walk around the RSPB Mull of Galloway Nature reserve. Learn more about wildflowers and their importance. Meet at the Mull of Galloway Reserve.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Walking the Fern Trail with Mary Gibby Free

June 7th, 2018 - June 7th, 2018

With over 140 different species there are few places in Argyll, Scotland better than Benmore Botanics Garden to see an incredible collection of ferns. Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the world of ferns with Professor Mary Gibby, retired Director of Science at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The trail begins at the foot of the Redwood Avenue and continues past Benmore House and the Golden Gates. The peak of the trail is a dramatic ascent through the exotic ferns from the southern hemisphere to the unique atmosphere of the restored Victorian Fernery.

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Logan Botanic Garden

World Oceans Day

June 9th, 2018 - June 9th, 2018

Have fun and learn with a range of activities at Logan Botanic Garden to celebrate, honour and protect the world's oceans. Live misic, demonstrations, food and activities are available.

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Logan Botanic Garden

Guided Walk: Never Ending Colour

June 12th, 2018 - June 12th, 2018

Come and enjoy a splendid walk and see summer sensations blooming in Scotland's Most Exotic Garden.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Music in the Gallery – Benmore Serenade with the Grazioso String Quartet Free

June 23rd, 2018 - June 23rd, 2018

Come and enjoy an afternoon serenade with the Grazioso String Quartet in the Courtyard Gallery. The Grazioso String Quartet, all former members of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, was formed in 2004 and rehearses regulary in Glasgow. All are ethusiastic chamber-music players, freelance musicians and Friends of Benmore Botanic Garden. Ben Buurman and Julie Briggs (violin), Gill Maclean (viola) and Philip Norris (cello). The programme will last aproximately 40 minutes. The Grazioso String Quartet have kindly given their time for free, donations for the Grazioso String Quartet welcome.

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Blair Estate

Summer Open Day

June 24th, 2018 - June 24th, 2018

Join us for our Summer Open Day in support of Scotland's Gardens and Girlguiding Ayrshire North.
Spend an afternoon in our Private Gardens and enjoy exploring the grounds.

Refreshments available including Afternoon Teas

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House and Gardens, Field Studies Centre and Environmental Education facility

Garden Open Day

June 24th, 2018 - June 24th, 2018

The House of Aigas has a small arboretum of named Victorian specimen trees and modern additions. The garden consists of extensive rockeries, herbaceous borders, ponds and shrubs. Aigas Field Centre rangers lead regular guided walks on nature trails through woodland, moorland and around a loch. Teas will be available in the main house, as well as ranger-led nature walks and a small plant sale.
Champion Trees: Douglas fir, Atlas cedar and Sequoiadendron giganteum
Directions: Four and a half miles from Beauly on the A831 Cannich/Glen Affric road.
Proceeds to Highland Hospice: Aird Branch 60%

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Logan Botanic Garden

Guided Walk: Early Summer Delights

June 26th, 2018 - June 26th, 2018

Join a gardener and see the early summer delights start to bloom at this award winning garden.

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Benmore Botanic Garden

Walk Wild Flowers at Benmore with Phil Lusby Free

July 5th, 2018 - July 5th, 2018

A gentle walk through the Garden with RBGE lecturer, Phil Lusby, to look at what native Scottish plants can be found. Also some of the commoner mosses, which are so abundant will also be focued upon. Meet at the covered notice board just past the cafe,

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Logan Botanic Garden

Guided Walk: The Magic of Summer

July 10th, 2018 - July 10th, 2018

Come and enjoy a tour in the company of a gardener. See the vibrant floral firework displays as the vibrant colours and textures light up the garden.

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