Botanic Cottage Update

From Sutherland Forsyth (Botanic Cottage Community Engagement Co-ordinator at the RBGE )

the highest point on the Botanic Cottage has been reached -– next week the roof
photographs © RBGE

BC Roof 1BC Roof 3 BC Roof 2


Some New Photos

Spring has arrived in the garden and the Botanic Cottage rises in the RBGE.

FHCG The New Committe

At the AGM on the 19th of October a new Friends of Hopetoun Crescent Garden committee was elected as follows. We wish them well for the coming year.

FHCG Committee for 2014 – 2015
Chair:          Mitchell Manson
Secretary:  Christine Savill
Treasurer:  Maggie McClure
Andrew Johnston
Bill Chalmers
Bren Knights
Eileen Dickie

Botanic Cottage begins to grow


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Botanic Cottage begins to grow ‘Lost Treasures, Hidden Histories and Audaciousness Personified: Rebuilding the Botanic Cottage’ was the inspired title of Sutherland Forsyth’s talk at the AGM of the Friends of Hopetoun Crescent Garden on 19 October.   Sutherland, community … Continue reading

Annual General Meeting

Friends of Hopetoun Crescent’s AGM will be on Sunday 19th of October at 2:30pm in the McDonald Road Library, Nelson Hall. All are welcome.
The speaker this year will be Sutherland Forsyth, Community Engagement Officer at the RBGE. His talk is entitled Lost Treasures, hidden histories and audaciousness personified; rebuilding the Botanic Cottage. Sutherland will bring us up to date  on the progress so far .

There will of course be refreshments and we expect to finish around 4pm.