Tag: Seaweed

Herbarium-inspired poetry

This Sunday, 2 June 2019, there is a chance to hear poetry read in the Botanic Cottage, with afternoon tea and nature-inspired poems from award-winning and widely published…

Wild Scottish and Free

Last week I presented my first one off show as part of the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas in the Edinburgh Fringe. The event got a good audience and…

From the herbarium, with love…

Whilst digitising the British algae, we have been finding some interesting and beautiful seaweeds. This Dilsea carnosa, collected in Shetland, is particularly appropriate with Valentines day this weekend……

Sea Flora Exhibition Talk

Join the artist of the Sea Flora exhibition, Sara Dodd and RBGE Plant Specimen Preparer, Kate Eden, for a conversation exploring the rich history of seaweed collecting in…

Drachiella spectabilis

Seaweed Collections Online

We have recently databased and imaged selected genera of British Algae held in the herbarium as part of a project run by the Natural History Museum, London. The…