Winter Lecture Series 2017-18
4th October 2017 Dr Jim Endersby, University of Sussex Historian.
“Sir Joseph Hooker; putting plants in their place”.
Please note: this lecture is on a Wednesday evening – other
lectures in the series will take place on Tuesday evenings.
17th October 2017 Ray Stephenson.
“Cacti – Myths and Facts and Succulent Families”.
7th November 2017 Robert Ross, War Graves Commission
“A Century of Horticulture and Remembrance”.
21st November 2017 Greg Kenicer, RBGE.
“Medicine to Magic“.
5th December 2017 Prof. Nigel Dunnett, University of Sheffield,
Professor of Planting Design, Urban Horticulture &
Vegetation Technology. (Olympic Park Designer).
“From Rain Gardens to Roof Gardens“.
19th December 2017 Cancelled
16th January 2018 George Anderson MBE, SHM, Hon. President RCHS.
“Travels to a Chocolate Heaven”.
6th February 2018 Dr Crispin Hayes.
“Creating a National Orchard Inventory for Scotland”.
20th February 2018 Dr Murray Cook, Stirling.
“Rediscovering lost landscape in Stirling: Garden &
6th March 2018 AGM & Awards Ceremony.
20th March 2018 Dr Stan da Prato.
“Almost Full Circle: Stan’s erratic journey through the
world of plants”.
Edinburgh Lectures – Meetings start at 7.30pm at Lecture Theatre at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Inverleith Row, EH3 5LR