Charlotte Salter-Townshend,  who devised the new walks,  will focus on the geographical origins of plants and the role some played in the development of slavery and international trading routes

Plants and Power: Botanical Imperialism is the intriguing theme of a new series of guided walks in the National Botanic Gardens on Saturdays in Septem(...)

Lady Charlotte Wheeler-Cuffe with her husband. Photograph by permission of  the director of National Botanic Gardens

Historically, women have not always had the easiest time in the sciences. Yet some female scientists still blazed a trail in botany, and three of t(...)