Gardener, Botanist, Citizen Scientist?

Most gardeners are good botanists and when interrogated will often reveal a profound knowledge of garden ecology and the wildlife that inhabits their garden and beyond. Many of us take part in all kinds of surveys from garden birds to butterflies and have unbeknowingly been secretly recruited as "citizen scientists". We have all been citizen… Continue reading Gardener, Botanist, Citizen Scientist?

Opening the garden gate

I can't even remember what I was searching for but by the magic of Google algorithms I ended up at Blotanical and I'm now taking my first hesitant steps along the garden blogging path. I am content as a solitary gardener - there is just me, the wind, the rain, the wildlife, the sea and… Continue reading Opening the garden gate