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Fun-tastic Festival of Plants

last modified May 21, 2014 02:23 PM

The second Festival of Plants at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden was held on an exceptionally sunny and warm Saturday, 17 May bringing together horticulture and science in a day devoted to all things plant. See images from the event on Flickr.

Visitors were informed, entertained and fascinated by a range of events and exhibits, including Plant Promenade,  Pop-up Plant Science, variety of talks and guided tours of the garden, ask the gardener and buy-a-plant stalls.

CPPS partners were on formidable form at the marquee, with an assortment of educational, entertaining and enjoyable displays:

  • Society of Biology
  • KWS-UK
  • NIAB Innovation Farm
  • Gwenda Kyd
  • Sainsbury Lab
  • Felsted School (in collaboration with University of Cambridge on a project) - Peel Power
  • Transport group, Dept Plant Sci - Growing Round the Bend
  • Plant Metabolism group, Dept Plant Sci in conjunction with EnAlgae, InCrops and BAS - Amazing Algae
  • Physiological Ecology, Dept Plant Sci - Bromeliads and forest epiphytes
  • Evolution and Development Group, Dept Plant Sci - Flower Patterning