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    Tales from the Tours: Plant Hunters

    An interview with Mary McGrath Everyone loves a monkey puzzle. Araucaria araucana is a unique and popular ornamental conifer in UK gardens. But how did it get here? In 1795 […]

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  • Kibble Palace tours

    Many of those reading will be aware of the very successful summer and autumn tours of Glasgow Botanic Gardens led by our garden guides in 2023. As a further development […]

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    Please vote to fund our new project!!

    The Gardens are just waking up but the Friends have been active over┬áthe winter and in particular supporting the Friends of Glasgow Parks Forum. The Forum has been leading the […]

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  • Happy New Year, what will 2020 bring?

    Happy New Year to all visitors and Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens. We will hopefully bring you lots of exciting events and highlight interesting additions to the collections over the […]

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  • Maureen Bell Bequest

    Maureen was a generous supporter of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens by making a major bequest to the Friends and we are currently developing the best way to utilise […]

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