Plants and Climate Change

This free course is for anyone who wants to know more about climate change, how it relates to plants and what you can do about it. It has been designed for everyone from young adults upwards. It requires an account so please register for the course on the RBGE website if you do not already have an account and you are currently logged in as a guest. If you do have an account, click 'Enrol me' below.

Plants and climate change - a taster activity

An interactive activity looking at whether plants influence climate. The content in this taster is an extract from a longer, free course that can be found here: Plants and Climate Change course.

Titan Arum - A Real Smelly Giant!

The Titan Arum is a very strange plant. This jungle giant has one of the largest and weirdest flower heads of any plant. Let's find out more about its life...

How Plants Fight Back

An introduction to how plants defend themselves. A free mini-course available for guests and current students.

Keep Edinburgh Buzzing!

This free course has been created by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh Living Landscape and the Royal Zoological Society for Scotland to raise awareness of the importance of Edinburgh's pollinators and the important work they do.

About this course

This is a short course on the importance of our pollinators and how you can help - whether you are in Edinburgh or anywhere else there is something for you! This course is completely free to use and is for a recommended age of 13+. It will take around 90 minutes to complete.

Late winter walkround

This is a resource from an online short course called 'Getting started with Planting Design'.