Friday, 20 March 2015

Spring is springing in the Botanic Garden

A sculptural kalanchoe in the temperate glasshouse

Masses of flowers on this kalanchoe in the temperate glasshouse

Clivia in the temperate glasshouse

In the native plants area of the Garden

Monday, 9 March 2015

Spring propagation workshop

Sunday 29 March, led by Clare Reaney, Horticultural Technician at the Garden. Meet at Reception in the main building from 2-4pm.
The workshop will take the format of a “walk and talk” in the garden to discuss suitable plants for spring propagation, followed by a practical session which will include seed sowing and root cuttings. 
Cost free to members of the Friends; non-members £5. 
Wear suitable clothing and bring your own secateurs and gloves
Numbers are limited to 15 so booking essential. Please book by Thursday 19 March - email Alison Gordon or telephone 01382 350990

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Plant of the Month - March

Tillandsia usneoides (Spanish moss)
Family: Bromeliaceae   Origin: Central America   Accession: 2015
find it in the Tropical House