The Royal Horticultural Society will be bringing a wealth of experience to Gardening Scotland this year with the RHS Gardening Theatre.

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In the Theatre  you can take part in question-and-answer sessions with leading plant experts and enjoy talks and practical demonstrations by some of the country’s top gardeners.

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting gardening through science, plant trials, garden advice, education and events. Visit their website here.

RHS Trans
TimeFriday 2nd JuneSaturday 3rd JuneSunday 4th June
11.00 – 11.45Urban Organics - Chris Collins
Head of Organic Horticulture, Garden Organic
Gardening in our towns and cities; find out where you can garden, how it can improve your life and how to garden – without a garden! Learn about the organic practices that can be used to make urban gardening successful and how to set up an urban community organic space
Demonstration – Edible Hanging Baskets
Angela Smith
RHS Community Outreach Team
Learn how to pack an edible punch into a small space with beautiful and productive hanging baskets
Demonstration – Edible Hanging Baskets
Angela Smith
RHS Community Outreach Team
Learn how to pack an edible punch into a small space with beautiful and productive hanging baskets
12.15 – 13.00Gardeners’ Question Time
Carole Baxter, The Beechgrove Garden
David Mitchell, Scotland’s Gardens
June Tainsh, Gilmerton Walled Garden
Martin Fish, Broadcaster

Gardeners’ Question Time
George Anderson, The Beechgrove Garden
Finulla McLoskey, Glasgow Botanic Garden
David Mitchell, Scotlands Gardens 
Jamie Satterthwaite, Pentland Plants
Gardeners’ Question Time
Gardening for Wildlife – the best advice for Gardens bursting with life!
With members of the Garden for Life Forum
Chaired by David Mitchell with
Trellis, Butterfly Conservation,
Scottish Allotments & Gardens Society, Froglife
13.15 – 14.00Demonstration – A fresh take on Houseplants
Find out how to achieve the latest interior trend using indoor plants in your home

Claire Bishop, Visual Merchandiser, Dobbies 
& Chelsea Flower Show Retail Judge
The spirit of Inverewe – learning from the past to inform a future resilient landscape!
Kevin Frediani
National Trust for Scotland
Demonstration by PYRUS
Learn what to grow in a Scottish cutting garden, choosing cut flowers for pollinators, conditioning techniques  and how to arrange flowers in a contemporary, naturalistic style.
14.30 – 15.15Gardeners’ Question Time
Jim McColl, Carole Baxter & George Anderson from 
The Beechgrove Garden,
Chris Collins, Garden Organic
Gardeners’ Question Time
George Anderson, The Beechgrove Garden
Chris Collins, Garden Organic
Louise Bustard, Glasgow Botanic Garden
Mairi Coxon, RHS
Gardeners’ Question Time
George Anderson, The Beechgrove Garden
David Mitchell, Scotland’s Gardens 
Ann Burn, SRUC
Mairi Coxon, RHS
3.45-4.30Careers in Horticulture Q&A
Meet young horticulturists and find out about their work and the range of career opportunities available in HorticultureFREE drop-in workshop
Make & Take your own free Kokedama
Led by the RHS team & SRUC students
Get your hands dirty and create a ‘kokedama’, a Japanese variant of bonsai which has become an Instagram craze. Transform a simple houseplant into a sculptural object. All materials supplied.
FREE drop-in workshop
Make & Take your own free Kokedama
Led by the RHS team & SRUC students
Get your hands dirty and create a ‘kokedama’, a Japanese variant of bonsai which has become an Instagram craze. Transform a simple houseplant into a sculptural object. All materials supplied.
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