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Getting close up to flowers with my macro lens can be dangerous, particularly when there are bees around, but I managed to avoid the bees on this rose. 57 more words

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Spring in London: Kew Gardens 🌷🌲🌻

If you are a fan of plants, flowers and colours, you cannot miss Kew Gardens here in London, during Spring time is absolutely fab! 71 more words

Wonderland Travelling


Today was my second day at my new job (yesterday being ANZAC Day) and apparently I have to go back again tomorrow!

I have a flower sitting on my kitchen window sill, waiting for me to shoot it. 41 more words

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Data Management at a Botanic Garden

The 385-acres of the Chicago Botanic Garden (CBG) could not be maintained without the work of dedicated staff, hundreds of volunteers, and careful data management. During my residency at CBG, my mentor, Leora Siegel, arranged an introductory meeting with the head of the Living Plant Documentation, Boyce Tankersley, to help me understand how the management of over 2.6 million plants is possible. 591 more words

Collection Analysis

The botanical garden- Night Edition

This last weekend was my friend Jaelens birthday so we went paint balling and then slept over at my house. We had fun. A lot of fun. 327 more words


Flowers, succulents and croaks

As spring arrives in the garden in our part of Scotland in this pre-Easter week, and flowers and shrubs blaze out in sunny yellows, joyous pinks and creamy whites, I think back to our visit a few weeks ago to the Botanic Garden in Funchal, Madeira. 682 more words

Places Of Interest

Lost and Found at the Garden

For some of us who garden regularly, collecting bits of pottery found while digging can become something of an addiction.  I have long hoarded the things I find in the soil, loading them into jam jars to store on a shelf, with no particular purpose in mind.  1,241 more words