International Fascination of Plants Day - What's in a name?
The Botanic Garden
It is hoped to get as many people as possible fascinated by plants and enthused about the importance of plant science for agriculture, in sustainability producing food, as well as for horticulture, forestry, and all of the non-food products such as paper, timber, chemicals, energy, and pharmaceuticals.
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Bristol BS9 1JG,
Have you ever wondered how and why plants are named? The Linnaean Society of London is coming to the Botanic Garden to explain how plants are classified and named. Students from the School of Biological Sciences will be on hand to discuss what makes up plant names and explain the exciting research in plant sciences. Further information is available