About Us

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) was founded in 1670 as a physic garden. It is now is a world-renowned centre for plant science and education, boasting a rich living collection of plants over four Gardens (Edinburgh, Benmore, Dawyck and Logan).


The Botanics Shop

Located at the John Hope Gateway with a pop up shop at Inverleith House, we stock a range of unique homeware and garden products. As well as an extensive selection of indoor and outdoor plants located in the glasshouse and throughout the shop. 

Explore our range of exclusive RBGE products which have been created with local designers and artists who love the creative inspiration that can be found in the Garden. 

Every purchase made online and in store supports the vital work of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Contact us and onlineshop@rbge.org


RBGE Publications

The RBGE Publications team publish a wide range of titles including books of botanical, environmental and horticultural interest, art and history books and children's titles as well as guide books to the four Gardens of RBGE. Our publications disseminate the results of our scientific and horticultural research and open up our 3 collections - the Living Collection, Herbarium and Library and Archive - to a wider audience.

RBGE also publishes two journals. Our premier scientific journal, the Edinburgh Journal of Botany, has its editorial headquarters in Edinburgh and is published by Cambridge University Press. RBGE's Horticultural Journal Sibbaldia is published by the Garden.

If you would like further information about any of our publications please contact us:

Email: pps@rbge.org.uk


Every purchase supports the vital research and conservation work of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.