Great Dixter


Winter Lecture Series 

Edinburgh Lectures – Meetings start at 19:30 at Lecture Theatre at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, EH3 5LR


7th February 2017
John Hammond, President Scottish Rhododendron Society: “The Conservation of Historic Rhododendron Gardens

21st February 2017
Brian Young of Holmes Farm Plants, Irvine: “Irises

7th March 2017 AGM & Awards Ceremony

21st March 2017
Graeme Mitchell, Brightwater Holidays: “A World of Gardens


Special Lecture:  Tuesday April 18th in the Lecture Theatre at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener of the world-renowned Great Dixter House and Gardens will be joining us to share an evening of horticultural knowledge focusing on the magnificent Long Border of Great Dixter as an example of how to plan and put into practice a long season border using structural plants, underplanting and interplanting of bulbs, use of self-sowers, pockets of bedding, masking with climbers, and good maintenance.

This is a joint lecture organised by The Caley in partnership with the Friends of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Admission £20 / £18 for members of The Caley/Friends of RBGE and Students.

Tickets go on sale from 1st February. To secure your place, contact or telephone 0131 552 5339 from 1st February onwards.