Branklyn Garden Study Day

Branklyn Garden Study Day Branklyn Garden Study Day 16th June 2022 SGLH members and guests enjoyed lectures by Leonie Patterson RBGE Archivist, Dr Allan Elliot RBGE Taxonomist and Jim Jermyn Branklyn Garden Property Manager in the morning followed by guided walks...

SGLH feature in the East Lothian Courier

SGLH feature in the East Lothian Courier SGLH featured in an article ‘Day in the life of a landscape historian at Newhailes House’ recently included in the East Lothian Courier.  The article shared details of the session, organised as part of East Lothian...

Florapedia – A Brief Compendium of Floral Lore

Florapedia – A Brief Compendium of Floral Lore A book review by Marion Shawcross Many of us know that John Tradescant, the younger, introduced Virginia Spiderwort (tradescantia virginia) to British gardens in the mid 17 th century. The genus was named by Linnaeus, in...

Bringing the Past to Life in the Newhailes Landscape

Bringing the Past to Life in the Newhailes Landscape At the beginning of September we organized an event as part of the East Lothian Archaeology and Heritage Fortnight. We chose Newhailes as the site for this event where we joined by some 14 very keen participants who...

Virtual Visit: Royal Greenhouses Laeken

Virtual Visit: Royal Greenhouses Laeken From Judy Riley, SGLH Trustee While the glasshouses at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) remain closed, we thought you might enjoy a glimpse of some other glasshouses, in Brussels. The Royal Greenhouses, by Alphonse...

Eighteenth Century Scottish Studies Society

Eighteenth Century Scottish Studies Society Book Proposal: The Eighteenth Century Scottish Garden Chapter proposals are invited for The Eighteenth Century Scottish Garden, a projected volume in the ECSS Studies in Eighteenth-Century Scotland book series published by...