A vision for the future at the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh has revealed plans for an ambitious new project to protect its unique and globally important plant collection.The Edinburgh Biomes project aims to secure the Garden’s work for future generations and provide a spectacular new visitor experience for the public.
Under draft proposals, Edinburgh Biomes will bring together RBGE’s research, horticulture, education and infrastructure facilities and significantly refurbish and rebuild its Glasshouses.
RBGE has taken this unique opportunity to explore visionary proposals that will not only cover restoration and repairs but deliver world-leading facilities that will protect the work of this national institution for the future.
Comprising of over 13,500 plant species, RBGE’s collection includes many plants that are endangered or extinct in their native habitats.