- Advent Botany 2015 – Day 16: Straw or Hay, which will make Dr M’s day? on
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- 2014 Advent Botany – Day 21 – Dates (Phoenix dactylifera) on
- Advent Botany 2016 – Day 20: Virgin birth and hidden treasures: unwrapping some Christmas figs on
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By Rachel Webster There are many more gastronomically interesting options available at Christmas time, but I’m still always drawn to the reassuringly traditional sage and onion stuffing. Nowadays, in addition to stuffing poultry, sage is often used to flavour other … Continue reading
The Reading University Museums and Collections are running the 52Museums account on Instagram this week. We are theming entries around the alphabet and will be showcasing artefacts from A to Z. The Herbarium is one of those collections and so … Continue reading
Here are seven illustrated pages from Rariorum plantarum historia by Carolus Clusius published in 1601, the time of Queen Elizabeth I. Please colour them in and #Tweet to @RNGherb for #ColourOurCollections.
Saturday sees the second annual Science Slam taking place at South Street Theatre in Reading.
This is part of series of blog posts about my work on a science-themed art commission with UoR’s EM Lab. The artwork was inspired by SEM images of tree fern spores. The first two blog posts in this series are … Continue reading
After a long and exciting summer of sci-art, I’ve been pleased to get back to the Herbarium as a visiting artist, and round off the season with a visit from another lichen-loving artist, Louisa Crispin. I’m also starting work on … Continue reading
One of my drawings based on a Cyclamen from the Herbarium is currently on display and for sale at the UKCPS Exhibition, at the Cumberland Pencil Museum, Keswick, from now through to the first week in November.