April 29, 2019

This year we will visit Glendoick Gardens and Branklyn Garden in Perthshire.

The cost for the day will be £30, including a light lunch at Glendoick Garden Centre. 
 

Glendoick Garden
Glendoick contains one of the world's largest collections of dwarf rhododendrons, as...

April 1, 2019

Local horticultural societies will be pitting their wits against each other this week in the annual horticultural inter-society quiz. This will take place on Thurs 4 April in the Masonic Hall, 129 High St, Dalkeith EH22 1BE at 7.00 for 7.30 start.

Our team is Dr John Sh...

March 18, 2019

Friday 10 May 9:00am - 5:00pm.

 

Annual Outing.  This year we will visit Glendoick Gardens and Branklyn Garden in Perthshire.

The cost for the day will be £30, including a light lunch at Glendoick Garden Centre. 
 
Glendoick Garden
Glendoick contains one of the world'...

March 18, 2019

Picture thanks to Joe Clark

Like the rest of the country ,East Lothian would naturally be covered in forest. That  means that most of our native wildlife lives in trees and bushes. The variety of wildlife we have is less than on mainland Europe as until a few thousand...

March 3, 2019

We're excited to announce that our lovely new Flower Show Schedule is now available around the Village and online - so you can all start planning your entries for this year.  Loads of time to get sowing, sewing, knitting, planning, baking etc and there's guidance on ou...

February 8, 2019

I was lucky enough to visit the RHS garden at Harlow Carr yesterday and spent some time admiring the beautiful alpine house - a great way to recharge the horticultural batteries during the winter months! 

February 4, 2019

Wednesday 6 March at 7.30 p.m. in Gifford Village Hall

 Dr Stan da Prato will tell us  about what wildlife lives in gardens, how to attract  more of it  and discuss  some of the issues this can bring to our own gardens, our public parks and open spaces....

January 30, 2019

Evening Talk - Wednesday 13th February 2019

Kate Rycroft, Chair of the Amisfield Preservation Trust. At 8 acres in size, Amisfield Walled garden is one of the largest historic walled gardens in Scotland.


Over the past eleven years, it has been restored from a completely...

December 12, 2018

After three years as President of the Horti, Sarah Curtis resigned from office at the recent AGM.  We thank Sarah for her hard work and commitment over the past three years. 

Following the nomination of Joe Clark at the AGM, the committee unanimously su...

December 12, 2018

Our winter newsletter has now been issued to members and we'll be adding posts here in due course about the various events and news featured which are coming up over the winter months.  You can read this and previous newsletters  here and in the meantime....

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