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The Curatorial Department from Longwood Gardens participated in the Darwin and Botany in a Changing World: 150 Years after The Origin of Species symposium held on October 22, 2009. We actually made a day of it because we wanted to see the herbarium as well as the library there at the Academy of Natural Sciences. […]

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On October 22, The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia played host for a symposium entitled Darwin and Botany in a Changing World: 150 Years after The Origin of Species. I had originally tried to see if the education department would let the students attend this event as a field trip, but since the summer […]

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Okay, so being at Longwood has some pretty cool perks. But um, seeing the Eagles and Philly Stadiums ‘behind the scenes’? Sweet! And although they aren’t my favorite sports teams (I’ll leave that one alone just in case… :D), it was very cool to see how the horticultural end of the fields is handled. We […]

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Other Photos on Flickr On Saturday I went with some friends to the Philadelphia Flower Show. We had gone the year before as well, except this time we drove. Which was exciting, I must say. (Trains are overrated…) It was PACKED. We’d forgotten that last year we went on the 1ST Saturday, so it wasn’t […]

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