Botanic Garden event #dundeewestend

Pea gin: how your choice of afternoon tipple could help save the rainforest 
Botanic Garden – Sunday 3rd November
 
Pete Iannetta, James Hutton Institute will discuss a study that found that the environmental footprint of pea gin was significantly lower than for wheat gin across 12 of 14 environmental impacts evaluated – from climate change, through water and air pollution, to fossil energy consumption.
 
Held in the Education Centre in the Garden at 2pm;  a free event to Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden; others – donations welcome.

Botanic Garden event tomorrow #dundeewestend

From the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden :
 
Tomorrow – Sunday 13th October – at 2pm, there will be a presentation at the garden’s Education Centre on the subject of hospital therapy gardens.
 
It will be presented by James Falconer.
 
James is a former chaplain with NHS Grampian Healthcare and has been the driving force behind the Robertson Family Roof Garden at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, and now the proposed staff garden.
 
This event is free to attend to all members of the Friends of the University of Dundee Botanic Garden and all others are invited to attend – donations welcome.

Exhibition at the Botanic Garden #dundeewestend

Dundee artist Pauline Lavery currently has an exhibition at Dundee Botanic Garden in the visitor centre.   This exhibition focuses on her Dundee paintings and there is also craftwork, cards and calendars.
 
Pauline creates her drawing and painting using several media and enjoys working in acrylics, watercolours and colouring pencils.   She is also a skilled felt-maker and creates felted jewellery, bags and scarves.
 
The exhibition titled “My Dundee” runs until Sunday 25th August during the normal summer opening times of the Botanic Garden.