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Cambridge Zero Jan 23
Do you have innovative ideas that can be applied to the real world? Then take part in the 2020 ! Join us on Tue 4 Feb, 5:30pm at the David Attenborough Building. Sign up here:
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If you're in Cambridge and are interested in seeing almost 40 different types of snowdrops, why not enjoy our snowdrop trail? Free leaflets available at our ticket offices now until mid Feb
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Pttfleure Jan 24
The striking peduncles of Trachycarpus fortuneï caught our eyes on the Arecaceae bed today The Chusan Palm is dioecious, with Female & Male inflorescence produced on different trees
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Alex Summers Jan 25
Fruits of your labour - Passiflora nigradenia from Bolivia, fruiting for the first time - very subtle flavour, tasty all the same!
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Replying to @CUBotanicGarden
Winter Garden photo credits to Howard Rice
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Replying to @Lele_Saa
Great to hear you're enjoying the snowdrops - and that 'Grumpy' makes you laugh!! :)
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Replying to @scudder43
Thank you for sharing our Winter Garden love :)
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 26
Snowdrops may look delicate but they're tough little plants designed for winter. Their proteins contain 'anti-freeze' protecting plant cells from ice damage. Their leaves have hardened tips to help them break thru frozen soil. Discover more facts on our trail.
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 25
The Winter Garden is an absolute jewel box of colour right now, not to mention the textures and scent! Uplift your spirits with a visit this weekend and don't forget, we have free expert led tours of the Winter Garden incl the snowdrop trail every Sunday 2pm!
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GlobalFoodSecurity Jan 23
Rising mean that we’ll need more . Can we make flowers better at being pollinated, to help solve the decline in pollinating ?
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 24
Discover the dreamy drifts of these winter favourites dotted around the Garden. With almost 40 different varieties to find, you'll need to get up close to see the detail. Follow our trail to uncover the differences in the cultivars and find your favourite
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Sarah Wain Jan 24
A delicious combo , Daphne Jacqueline Postill and an Erica.
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 23
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 23
Replying to @HamishSymington
Link Fixed!
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 23
Tickets now on sale for our popular Cam Lates event on 21 Feb - join us after dark in the illuminated Glasshouses for a unique drinks evening as local independent, The Garden Kitchen takeover. Over 18's only. Get your tickets here:
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University of Cambridge Museums Jan 23
We're live on Facebook tomorrow (Friday, 10am) talking about Museum/Garden shops because, frankly, we love them. Join us. Ask Qs. See refurbishment in action. Plan your next purchase?
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Cam Botanic Garden Jan 23
We still have a few places left on our 2 day mosaic making course running next week. Led by the talented , get creative & make something personal & beautiful to last for your garden or home. Booking details here:
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James Wong Jan 23
A really interesting video from some of my über-geek plant science buddies at Cambridge. Def worth a watch!
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Cambridge University Jan 22
"Bees take ages to vomit really sugary nectar." Research by and will help crop breeders understand which flowers are best for attracting :
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Emma Daintrey Jan 22
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