The Renovation of the Lower Woodland Garden at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Robert Unwin

Abstract


The origins and history of the Lower Woodland Garden at the Royal Botanic Garden at Edinburgh are described along with the rationale for their restoration. The concept of a Stumpery or Rootery a precursor to the Peat Walls, is also described. The method of restoration, reconstruction and replanting of the area is discussed and examples of species planted in the area are given.

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