Plant-based Education

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh: Certificate in Practical Horticulture

rbge_1The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) created the Certificate in Practical Horticulture to give people hands-on training in horticultural techniques. In 2006 the education team at RBGE decided to develop a new training programme covering essential skills for horticulture. They wanted to give amateur and professional horticulturalists of all ages the opportunity to develop their practical skills … Continue Reading ››

Bedgebury National Pinetum: Activity backpacks for families

bedgebury pinetum activitiesFamilies visiting the Forestry Commission’s Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest can hire backpacks full of exciting activities and ideas to help 5-12 year olds explore trees and nature. The Bedgebury education team introduced the activity backpacks in 2011, as a way to encourage families to discover more of what Bedgebury has to offer. The backpacks initiative was … Continue Reading ››