Flagship project

The Edinburgh Living Landscape is delivering projects across the city and here is a section of our current flagship projects.

Square Meter for Butterflies

A network of green roofs to support Edinburgh’s urban pollinators The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) and Butterfly Conservation Scotland (BCS) are working with a number of companies in Central Edinburgh to create a square meter for butterflies on roof gardens and green roofs. We have supplied and planted out three food plants for three species of butterfly – most notably the Northern Brown Argus – Edinburgh’s special butterfly. For years it existed on Arthur’s Seat with Scottish butterfly watchers in the 1700’s assuming it was just a slightly different version of the Brown Argus which it closely resembles. But