Dr Neil's Garden
Old Church Lane
Duddingston Village
Edinburgh, EH15 3PX

E: Info@DrNeilsGarden.co.uk
T: 07849 187 995
(Closed to 5th March 2020, except by prior arrangement)

Archive for June, 2015

“Tea in the Tower” SUNDAY 14th June

Following the success of the last Gardener’s walk-and-talk around the garden, with tea in the tower, we are hosting a similar event (but with better weather!) on Sunday 14th June from 2:30 to 4:30pm.

All Friends are welcome and encouraged to bring “a friend”.

Cost £2 per head for tea and home-baked cake.

See Support us, Friends page for how to become a friend of Dr Neil’s Garden.

Gardening for health
Saturdays 10am to 13:00pm from 4th July to 1st August

Gardening for health

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Five mornings of garden joy for the over 60s!


  • What’s going on in the garden
  • Cultivation in smaller spaces
  • Raised beds, pots and hanging baskets
  • Protecting ourselves, knees, backs, wrists etc.
  • Propagation, taking cuttings, root division, seed saving
  • Growing on, planting out


£10 per session on the day. £45 all five sessions paid in advance

£40 for Friends of Dr Neil’s Garden, when paid in advance

For more information or to reserve a place email info@drneilsgarden.co.uk or call 07849187995

Art Workshop SATURDAY 4th July
10am – 12:30pm

Poster for Sara Beavers Art Workshop

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Local drawing and painting teacher Sara Beevers will be running a workshop in the Garden for painters and drawers of all abilities (age 14+). Please bring your own materials. All levels of ability are welcome.

Price £23 for Friends.

Please contact Susan Mercer on 0131 661 2931 to reserve your place.

Sara Beevers is a very experienced art teacher in Edinburgh.  She is also a keen gardener, and has brought groups of students to paint and draw in Dr Neil’s Garden on numerous occasions.

There is a wide variety of subject for the aspiring artist within the Garden: in addition to the flowers, shrubs and trees, there are several interesting architectural views and of course the longer views across the Loch towards the Pentland Hills.

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