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Future of Botany and Herbaria

While I’ve addressed how my undergraduate program has converted many potential non-plant biologists into plant biologists, often I hear about how many universities do not support botany programs. 867 more words


RHS Flower Show Cardiff 2015

About a year ago I finally got some ground to put plants into. Before that I was mainly restricted to houseplants, but now I have a couple of small flowerbeds and I’m really loving my garden. 284 more words

Day Out

Sun Flower

What do you mean, it’s not a sunflower?

It’s a Sun Flower!

And as that guy, Bill Whatshisname famously said, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” 50 more words


A Gooseberry Afterthought...

… and an excuse to post another photo of a gooseberry.

As I was checking on the way dictionaries expressed the pronunciation of ‘gooseberry’, I found a few interesting uses of the word. 125 more words