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Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Stobo  · cached · Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, north of Peebles.
Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan  · cached · Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, in Galloway.
Benmore Botanic Garden  · cached · Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, north of Dunoon.
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 Web Directory: Browse - InfoSpace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bristol University Botanic Garden - Collection of 4,500 species just outside Bristol from across the world, in beds and glasshouses; includes a collection conserving threatened plants native to SW England, and collections of plants used in alternative medicine.
Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan - Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, in Galloway.
Palm House Botanic Gardens, Belfast - One of the earliest examples of a curvilinear and cast iron glasshouse, built for Belfast Botanical and Horticultural Society in the 1830s.
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 Attractions near Logan Botanic Garden on AboutBritain.com
Threave Castle is a massive tower built in the late 14th century by Archibald the Grim, Lord of Galloway.
At 64 acres, it is best known for its spectacular springtime display of daffodils, but herbaceous beds are colourful in summer and the trees and heather garden are striking in autumn.
The remains of Crossraguel Abbey, which are remarkably complete and of a very high quality, include the church, cloister, chapter house and much of the domestic premises.
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 Copper Beech Garden Tour: Hampton Court Flower Show/Shopping in London: gardens
The Privy garden and the Scented garden to the west of the house have been revitalized; the East garden is decorated with formal rows of clipped holm oaks.
The garden is rich in Scottish allusions; a yew hedge has medallions inset from an old cross and a fountain in the formal garden was formed from the same cross.
The upper garden near the house is sectioned off into rectangular beds while across the street (via the underpass) lies the pond garden where the famous bridge arches the water under the willows.
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 Internet Directory for Botany: Arboreta and Botanical Gardens
The Botanical Garden of the University of Vienna, Austria (Hortus Botanicus Vindobonensis - HBV)
Botanic Garden at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The Botanical Garden of the University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
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 Quantum Connections - Internet Solutions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sussex botanic garden and park with a very diverse and large collection of trees and shrubs.
Gardens commenced in 1970 on the Isle of Wight with a wide variety of temperate, subtropical and exotic plants, shrubs and trees; site provides extensive information about the gardens and their maintenance.
This West Sussex garden is a satellite of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, housing the Millenium Seed Bank, and the national collection of birch trees; offers a range of trails and tours, and a guide to seasonal attractions.
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 Scottish tourist Sites - Scotland in Bloom.
Under the scheme owners of wonderful gardens up and down the country open up their properties on certain days and donate a percentage of the proceeds to charity The under noted gardens, it is hoped, do justice to the magnificent variety in Scotland.
Logan Botanical Garden, an outstation of the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, is the most southerly in Scotland.
These well-known gardens specialise in the conservation of threatened plants from throughout the world, and they are thought to possess the largest collection of rhododendrons in the world.
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 Professional Guided Tours of Magnificent English Gardens
The gardens of Britain, unsurpassed for their beauty and variety, are a continual source of pleasure and surprise.
Logan Botanic Garden is planted with semi-tropical tree ferns, cabbage palms (Cordyline australis) and many rare and exotic plants from the southern hemisphere.
Each day is packed with superb gardens, a great lunch and the opportunity to meet with like-minded garden enthusiasts from all over the world.
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 Hebe Society - Information - Where to see hebes and other New Zealand native plants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland, holds large collections of plants from Australia and New Zealand.
Pine Lodge Garden and Nursery, Holmbush, St Austell, Cornwall, is a 30 acre (12 hectare) estate containing 6 gardens, plus an arboretum, pinetum and parkland.
Dunedin Botanic Garden, the Native Plant Collection including the Wetland Garden, Lovelock Bush and the Alpine Scree Garden is found in the Upper Botanic Garden on either side of Lovelock Avenue.
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 Dumfries & Galloway Tourist Board : Gardens
Logan Botanic Garden at the south west tip of Scotland is unrivalled as the country's most exotic garden.
From the palm fringed west coast, to the secluded walled gardens further east, to the specialist nurseries tending rare and unusual plants to the annual floral outburst in towns and villages, competing for Britain in Bloom.
For a touch of the exotic Logan Botanic Garden will wow you with displays of southern hemisphere plants, Threave Garden's well tended grounds make up one of the most popular visitor attractions in the region, Crichton estate spans 34 landscaped hectares with spectacular views over the Nith estuary.
www.visitdumfriesandgalloway.co.uk /seeanddo/gardens/?view=Standard   (268 words)

 RBGE: Visiting Logan Botanic Garden
The Botanics Shop has a great selection of local crafts, gifts and plants, some of which can be seen growing in the Garden.
Logan lies at the south-western tip of Scotland, and it is unrivalled as the country’s most exotic garden.
Visit the Discovery Centre, and unearth the intriguing history of the Logan Botanic Garden, from its foundation to its current wealth of plant collections.Self-guided audio tours highlight interesting plants and features in this beautiful Garden.
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 The Westmorland Gazette   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Agnes is credited with having planted the first Eucalyptus species in the garden, beginning a tradition of exotic introductions that continues to the present day.
Logan is situated at the extreme South West tip of Scotland, virtually surrounded by the sea and benefiting enormously from the warming influence of the Gulf Stream.
The walled garden is described in the guidebook as "a mosaic of many smaller gardens each with its own special character" ranging from rocky terraces to a raised bog garden bounded by low walls of peat blocks.
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 Botanic gardens - Edinburgh
At the Inverleith garden many of the wonders of the plant kingdom are displayed in grounds that include ten plant houses, a world-famous rock garden, peat and woodland gardens, an ecological garden, colourful herbaceous borders, an arboretum and an extensive collection of rhododendrons.
The Garden is located in the Inverleith district of Edinburgh, one mile north of the city centre.
The gardens are in two parts, separated by the roadway of the Mound and the classical architecture of the art galleries.
www.scotland-edinburgh.co.uk /pages/gardens.htm   (742 words)

 Seasonal Information And Background Notes About Glenwhan Gardens
The inspiration to develop the garden came initially from visits to Logan Botanic Garden, some 15 miles to the southwest, where a vast range of southern hemisphere plants thrive.
The added joy of this garden is to explore the tiny paths and secluded areas near the house.
This is certainly a garden for all seasons with an incredible diversity of plants.
www.glenwhangardens.co.uk /garden_text/seasonal_notes.htm   (1911 words)

 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: Friends of Kew: Gardens free to Friends
The oldest botanic garden in Britain, on the banks of the Cherwell in Oxford.
Founded in 1898 by A K Bulley, these Gardens were handed over to the University of Liverpool in 1948, and contain a wide variety of plants made possible by the mild climate and acid soil.
Entry to the garden is free to all, but Friends of Kew receive a 10% discount in the Botanics Shop and free entry to the Glasshouses.
www.rbgkew.org.uk /friends/gardens.html   (706 words)

 Botanic Gardens and Arboreta
50) this.border=1" alt="Previews by Thumbshots"> Hergest Croft Gardens - Arboretum and gardens in Kington, Herefordshire.
50) this.border=1" alt="Previews by Thumbshots"> Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Stobo - Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, north of Peebles.
50) this.border=1" alt="Previews by Thumbshots"> Benmore Botanic Garden - Satellite of the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, north of Dunoon.
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 Gardening   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
These 3 areas of gardening will get you started on your way to having that beautiful yard your neighbors will admire.
Gardening is certainly not limited to these three activities.
David is a certified Master Gardener through the Marion County Extension Office of Purdue University.
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 The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh:An Introduction
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was founded in the 17th century on an area the size of a tennis court.
The Garden is first and foremost a scientific institution, dedicated to the pursuit of research of the highest quality on the systematics and biology of plants.
This research, which underpins other plant science and conservation, is made possible by the garden's internationally important collections of living and preserved plants, and by its library, one of the largest botanical libraries in Britain.
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 Garden art in the 21st century
Europe's first Botanic Gardens were made in the sixteenth century.
In the nineteenth century public authorities began making public botanical gardens as a means of providing knowledge for the poor.
In the twentieth century, botanical gardens have been made for all the above reasons and also as a contribution to the conservation of nature.
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 The Downshire Arms Hotel
Gardening enthusiasts will doubtless be delighted with our abundance of truly outstanding gardens.
The award winning Logan Botanic Garden is about 15 miles to our south, whilst closer at hand Dunskey Gardens can be reached quite easily by foot or road.
Glenwhan Gardens, where Tessa Knott transformed, by hand, 12 acres of wasteland into a fantastic collection of exotics and naturals.
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 Scotland's Garden - What's On
The Dumfries and Galloway Association of Gardens and Nurseries are organising two such fairs in 2005, following the success of previous fairs at Threave and Logan Gardens.
Each fair features stands from the diverse nurseries and gardens of the region, and offers a chance to select choice plants, grown locally, from the wide range on display.
Further information is available from the scheme handbook "Gardens of Scotland", available from Tourist Information Centres, or the website www.gardensofscotland.org.
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 Logan Botanic Garden on AboutBritain.com
In the far Southwest of Scotland on a peninsula washed by the Gulf Stream, Logan's mild climate allows a fine collection of exotic plants to grow out-of-doors.
the 100 year-old Walled Garden containing the Water Garden with the original cabbage palms and tree ferns and the Terrace Garden with its stunning avenue of Chusan palms.
Logan Botanic Garden is a specialist garden of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
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 Botanics Gateway, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, RBGE, Edward Cullinan Architects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
informed of the Gateway’s progress” said Dr Ian Edwards [Director of Public Programmes at the RBGE], “The designs are sympathetic to the Garden’s surroundings and minimise the impact on the landscape as much as possible” he continued.
The Edinburgh Botanic Gardens Gateway will provide a first class attraction for everyone visiting the Garden to relax, explore and enjoy the world of plants and most importantly learn about nature on our planet whatever the weather.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is funded through grant-in-aid from the Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department and is a registered charity.
www.edinburgharchitecture.co.uk /royal_botanic_gardens.htm   (526 words)

 Gardens in Scotland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gardens in Scotland is a link page for any garden or botanic garden in Scotland.
Younger Botanic Garden Benmore, a satellite of the RBGE (see the entry for Edinburgh)
This page was last modified 05:11, 5 August 2005.
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 Caithness CWS - Links - Caithness Gardens Open to the Public
Although this is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the area, the various gardens never feel overcrowded and you always manage to find a secluded spot for a picnic or cosy chat.
With its stunning old Walled garden, pond and the fountain, private Catholic chapel and extensive grounds it is a great spot to get-away-from-it-all.
Set in several acres of secluded woodland gardens and forests, the castle is the oldest inhabited and one of the most romantic in Scotland.
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 Logan Botanic Garden, an Attraction in Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway. Search for Dumfries & Galloway Attractions.
Logan Botanic Garden, an Attraction in Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway.
Enjoy the colourful Walled Garden with its tree ferns, palms and borders and the contrasting Woodland Garden with its unworldly Gunnera Bog.
Logan Botanic Garden is in Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway
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 Logan Botanic Garden
At the south-western tip of Scotland lies Logan Botanic Garden, unrivalled as the country's most exotic Garden.
With a mild climate washed by the Gulf Stream, a remarkable collection of bizarre and beautiful plants, especially from the Southern Hemisphere, flourish out-of-doors.
Logan has many delightful features such as the colourful Walled Garden with its tree ferns, palms and borders and the contrasting Woodland Garden with its unworldly Gunnera bog and collections of unusual trees and shrubs.
www.scotlands-garden.org.uk /logan.html   (178 words)

 Untitled Document
Using everyday and unusual objects, pictures and video, combined with performance and interactive games, the Flora Celtica roadshow explored the role of native plants in our lives, and investigated how they have been used in the past and how they can be used today.
The Flora Celtica roadshow has become part of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's regular public education activities, and will continue to be made available to primary schools.
Please contact Suzanne Nairn at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh's Education Department.
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 Logan Botanic Garden
Because of the influence of the Gulf Stream, a remarkable collection of bizarre and beautiful plants flourishes outside, making this garden a plant-lover's paradise.
The Discovery Centre allows visitors to unearth the intriguing history of the Logan Botanic Garden, from its foundation to its current wealth of plant collections.
There are also self-guided audio tours allowing visitors to enjoy the garden at their leisure with interesting plants and features highlighted.
www.visitscotland.com /library/loganbotanicgarden   (135 words)

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