Thursday, 28 November 2013

All sorts of interesting things happen in the garden.
Today, members of the British Trust for Ornithology were ringing birds.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

The Friends will have a stall at the West End Community Fayre on Saturday 23 November from 10am to 12 noon at Dundee West Church, 132 Perth Road

Free entry - come along and find out how you can become involved in helping Dundee University Botanic Garden

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Prize Draw

West End Christmas Fortnight Window Spotting Competition

Rules of Entry : You must be aged under 16 and resident in Dundee. Visit each of the windows of the shops in Perth Road (between Tartan Coffee House and the Sinderins junction – both sides of the road) and write the name of the shop in which you find each of the letters of the word :
Then place your completed entry in the Prize Draw box in either of the following Perth Road shops – Lynn’s Barber Shop or Andrew Bolton Opticians (or Gallery Q in Nethergate or The Hardware Shop in Blackness Road or the Visitors' Centre at the Garden,   by Monday 9th December at the latest. 

All correct entries will be entered into the Prize Draw 
The winner will receive Free Family Membership for a year 
and a Gift Voucher for £20. 
 Good Luck!

Thursday, 7 November 2013

October's minutes

The minutes of the Friends' October meeting are now posted. Note: November's minutes will be posted in January as no meeting is taking place in December. 

Friday, 1 November 2013

November's plant of the month

Ginkgo biloba (Maidenhair Tree)

Family: Ginkgoaceae   Origin: Eastern China   Accession: 1978
find it in the Evolution Garden.