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Travel: Dunedin, New Zealand

I travelled south of New Zealand last week for a procedure that had to be done to my brain (I’ll let you know all about it in another post). 271 more words

New Zealand

Banana research at the botanic garden

324. Heslop-Harrison, P. 2015. Banana research at the botanic garden. University of Leicester Botanic Garden Newsletter 12: 4. November 2015.

Dessert bananas and the cooking bananas or plantains are among the oldest crops in the world. 579 more words


When a tree fall

Working in a botanic garden doesn’t mean planting and propagating, merely. Sometimes, during rainy season or gale, one or two or more plant collection fall. Sometimes we are forced to cut down the living specimen due to rotten (stem or root). 68 more words


Veterans day

It’s good to have a little break from classes, although I still have a ton of things and assignments to do …
For Veterans Day, I decided to relax and kidnap my friends again to continue my visits of DC. 70 more words


Flowers in the Great Glass House

However often we go for a walk at the Botanic Garden of Wales (NBGW), we cannot miss out one of its main features – the Great Glass House. 49 more words


Books are objects too!

It’s just over two years since I had the good fortune to be appointed Library Manager here at the Botanic Garden’s Cory Library. Although relatively small in Cambridge terms, the library, named after Garden benefactor Reginald Cory, is an Alladin’s Cave of fascinating volumes. 390 more words