Sunday, 23 November 2014

Afternoon lecture

Dr Connolly's thought provoking lecture was well attended and provoked a great deal of discussion. In particular we were made aware of the role we, as gardeners, must play in protecting the future of pollinating insects.

Thursday, 20 November 2014

October's minutes

The minutes of the October committee meeting are now published.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Walk in the Dark

Saturday, 6th December, beginning 4.0 pm in the Education Centre.
The guided walk will be from the Education Centre to the site of the proposed Airport & Estuary Viewing Hide and back and is expected to take about half an hour. It's rare opportunity for children to see the woods in moonlight - and maybe -encounter  some unexpected fauna. Places are limited so please book early- see the "Events" page for details. 

Wednesday, 5 November 2014


Sunday 23 November. At 2pm in the Education Centre at the Garden, Dr Chris Connolly of the Division of Neuroscience at the Medical Research Institute at Ninewells will talk about the potential effects of pesticides on bee learning and health. Friends free; visitors £2.

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

November's Plant of the month

Arbutus unedo (Killarney Strawberry Tree)
Family: Ericaceae Origin: Mediterranean, SW Ireland   
Accession: 1981

find it among the Mediterranean plants