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Basil, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme


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Why has poor old parsley been booted out of this traditional song?

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Cut me up a buttercup


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Page one of de Candolle's 1813 textbook concerned the buttercup, which is why we all learnt the buttercup in biology at school, even though there is nothing standard about a...

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Daisy, daisy


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Give me your answer do... Just how many flowers are there in a daisy?

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Flowers Of The Rainbow (in praise of iris)


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A meditation on the iris and the rainbow in belief

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Hot Dang! The Mustard Song


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In this song about the mustard family set in a take-away, we discover why so many are so darn hot!

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


La Fable Sur La Femme Et Le Fabaceae


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A retelling of the Princess and the Pea in a post #metoo age

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Let's Call The Whole Thing Nightshade


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I say aubergine, you say eggplant....

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Mr Carrot


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We meet Mr Carrot and his vast family of herbal helpers including Dr Dill and Nurse Caraway.....

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


The Bladerunners (imagine if we got off our grasses)


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An exploration of all the grass family members we depend on for food and shelter

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Theme for a Systematic Garden


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The introductory song to The Ensonglopedia of Plants in which the challenges of sorting plants in a post-DNA world are discussed. We meet Andrew Murray, the Garden's first...

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018


Thorny, thorny, thorny


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Would a rose by any other name smell as sweet? We never get close enough to find out - they're just thorny, thorny, thorny....

Collection: The Ensonglopedia of Plants

Institution: Botanic Garden

Created: Thu 8 Nov 2018