The Millennium Seed Bank’ s Seed Morphologist, Wolfgang Stuppy, is back with his final blog of the year. To wish you all a very Merry Morpholgical Christmas he is sharing some ‘christmassy’ images of a flesh-eating killer raspberry! Do you dare read on…….
Firepit Ceramics Open Studio | Open Studio In Austin, TX http://www.firepitceramics.com/open-studio Open Studio time is available to adults ages 14 and up who want to work on ceramics independently. This gives you free reign of the 10 wheels, slab roller, and tools as you want. We always have someone on staff supervising during open studio time, but they are not necessarily available to give you specific instruction
If you’ve got a bad case of Olympic Fever why not head to Kew to continue to enjoy the spirit of the Games with the wonderful representations of the Olympic Rings and Paralympic logo in flower form? You can also see some of the tallest, oldest, fastest, weirdest and most beautiful plants on the planet right here.
Whilst studying herbarium specimens collected from the Caribbean Islands, UKOTs intern Alex Roberts was thrilled to discover photographs taken during a plant collecting expedition to Dominica in 1940, tucked away alongside the plant specimens they portray.
Andrew Budden, one of Kew’s volunteer interns, describes how information from preserved specimens of Caribbean plants helps to assess the conservation status of plants native to the Caribbean UK Overseas Territories.