Easter eggventure – 9th April

The Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden are holding an event in the Garden, aimed at children under the age of 10, accompanied by as many parents/grandparents as they like, on Sunday 9th April from 3pm – approximate end time 4.15pm.
 
There will be Easter related activities, including decorating an egg, but please bring your own hardboiled egg!
 
Numbers are limited for this event, so booking is essential – contact fudbg.committee@gmail.com.

Botanic Garden – willow arch construction

The Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden is providing funds to construct a willow tunnel and arbour in the Garden suitable for children to play in.
 
This work is scheduled to take place on 27th and 28th March, and all are invited to come along from 10.30am to watch or even do a bit of work!
 
If you wish to participate, wear wellies and warm clothes, and bring gloves. 
 
Sandy from Arborantics who will be doing the work has said you are welcome to bring a spade/secateurs/lopper if you  wish.

Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden event today

Botanic Garden Education Centre
Later today, the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden have an event taking place.
 
David Rodley of the School of Science and Engineering, University of Dundee, will speak about “The energy landscape in Scotland.”
 
It takes place in the Botanic Garden Education Centre in the Garden at 2pm. 
 
Free to members of the Friends;   others – donations welcome.

New Year Fun Run!

On Monday 2nd January at 11am and until 1pm there will be a 5k fun run around the paths of the University Botanic Garden to get yourself in shape for the New Year. 
 
The event caters for all ages and ambitions, just walk or break the record! Your reward, as well as a good time, will include seasonal refreshments in the glasshouse at the end of the run. 
 
We look forward to welcoming you to the Garden where we feel sure you will enjoy its tranquil and beautiful space.
We recommend you register at StrideInto17.eventbrite.com to ensure our catering is adequate on the day.
The event is weather dependent and up-to-the-minute guidance is available on the Friends’ blog at www.fudbg.blogspot.co.uk.