The liberation of education
This blog post was originally titled “education = better vegetation” but the new rhyme is more appropriate. Last w
Passed my RHS Level 2 exams!
In September 2014 I started my RHS Level 2 Course with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and today, a year later, I’ve
Xylem and phloem
Noticed this amazing slice of tree trunk on our bathroom door, perfectly capturing the xylem and phloem connections. I still f
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh in early summer
My fourth trip to the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and the first time at the start of summer when everything is bursting in
Gardens: a science experiment we can all try
You know what, the Victorians got it right. Curiosity, discovery, understanding the unknown, adventure!
Studying RHS Level 2 Principles of Horticulture
At one point during my emo self-obsessing teenage years I was convinced I was stupid. Then one day I realised I wasn’t