Monday, 17 August 2015

Botanic Garden on the Beechgrove Garden!

On 30th July 2015  the Beechgrove Garden  were filming for a full day in the Botanic Garden for a  6 to 8 minute section within the programme.   
The areas covered we believe are:
  • Opening with Jim McColl talking about the Macro Micro Building
  • Evolution Garden – with Neil Patterson & Jim McColl
  • Genetics Garden – with Professor Claire Halpin & Jim McColl
The programme is scheduled to be shown on:
  • Thursday 20th August 2015 on BBC 2 (Scotland) at 7.30pm
  • Sunday 23rd August 2015 on BBC 2 at 09.00am
All very exciting - a "must watch"?

Monday, 3 August 2015

August: Plant of the Month

Cassinia vauvilliersii (Mountain cottonwood)

Family: Asteraceae    Origin: New Zealand   Accession: 2010
find it in amongst the Australasia plants.