Friday, 18 May 2018


An example of fasciation in a Bulbous Buttercup (Ranunculus bulbosus) where a disruption in the growth of cells has caused abnormal growth. Note the flattened, fused stem and heads.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

Improve your botanical ID skills

Learn about plant science and ecology


Open for enrolments

Online flexible training with mentor support

Modular format means you can enrol on one or all four modules of your choice

suitable for hobby botanists, conservation volunteers and professionals

To learn more go to


Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Online Botany and Ecology Course
Botany and its role in the ecosystem

The course is open for enrolments.  Apologies to anyone who experienced difficulties with enrolling, this has now been resolved. 

The course is flexible and modular with mentor support and covers:

  • Plant science
  • Botanical identification
  • Taxonomy
  • Habitats 
For more information, check out the Training page at 
or contact Lorna or Richard on 07743712020 or email