Garden designer and Geranium expert based in Hampshire.
The Linnean Society of London was founded in 1788 and is the world’s
oldest active biological society and takes its name from Carl Linneaus (1707-1778)
whose botanical, zoological and library collections have been its keeping since 1829
Linneaus laid the foundations for the modern biological
naming scheme of binomial nomenclature
The University of Oxford Botanical Garden was founded in 1621
and is the oldest botanical garden in Britain and one of the
oldest scientific gardens in the world. 1.8hectares, with 8,000 different species
and over 90% of the higher plant families represented.
The Chelsea Physic Garden was founded in 1673
by The Society of Apothecaries and is one of Europe’s
oldest botanic gardens.
Kew is a garden site in London and was founded in 1759,
and declared a world heritage site in 2003, specialises in the
latest plant conservation with a focus on science plants and fungi.
Wakehurst is Kews 2nd country garden sited in West Sussex and
is the largest conservation project in the world holding the
Millennium Seed Bank