Botanic-garden sentence example
At the Oxford botanic garden he conducted numerous experiments upon the effect of changes in soil, light and the composition of the atmosphere upon vegetation.
The Botanic Garden (the second part of which - The Loves of the Plants - was published anonymously in 1789, and the whole of which appeared in 1791) is a long poem in the decasyllabic rhymed couplet.
He was learned in the science of botany, and formed a magnificent collection and a botanic garden at Luton Hoo, where Robert Adam built for him a splendid residence.
The first botanic garden was established at Padua in 1545, and was followed by that of Pisa.
The botanic garden at Oxford was founded in 1632.Advertisement
A botanic garden was opened in 1880.
The botanic garden is at Ball's Bridge, 1 m.
An academy of agriculture, with a natural history museum and botanic garden attached, is established in the palace of Clemensruhe at Poppelsdorf, which is reached by a fine avenue about a mile long, bordered on both sides by a double row of chestnut trees.
The botanist Jungermann had plant houses at Altdorf in Switzerland; those of Loader, a London merchant, and the conservatory in the Apothecaries' Botanic Garden at Chelsea, were among the first structures of the kind erected in British gardens.
It has a public library and a botanic garden.Advertisement
In connexion with the university are the observatory, the chemical laboratory in Ny Vester Gade, the surgical academy in Bredgade, founded in 1786, and the botanic garden.
Professor Bayley Balfour, F.R.S., the Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, has described an arboretum as a living collection of species and varieties of trees and shrubs arranged after some definite method - it may be properties, or uses, or some other principle - but usually after that of natural likeness.
Of the more specialized public arboreta in the United Kingdom the next to Kew are those in the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and the Glasnevin Garden in Dublin.
The collection of trees in the Botanic Garden at Cambridge is also one of respectable proportions.
In 1709 he became professor of botany and medicine, and in that capacity he did good service, not only to his own university, but also to botanical science, by his improvements and additions to the botanic garden of Leiden, and by the publication of numerous works descriptive of new species of plants.Advertisement
The interest which Bogota has always taken in education, and because of which she has been called the "Athens of South America," is shown in the number and character of her institutions of learning - a university, three endowed colleges, a school of chemistry and mineralogy, a national academy, a military school, a public library with some 50,000 volumes, a national observatory, a natural history museum and a botanic garden.
Some specimens were ultimately forwarded to the superintendent of the botanic garden at Calcutta.
A Botanic Garden was presented to the university in 1899.
An instance of this is given in the Philosophical Transactions (1768), where it is stated that one seedling plant in the Cambridge botanic garden was divided into eighteen parts, each of which was replanted and subsequently again divided, till it produced sixty-seven plants in one season.
To the south, Logan Botanic Garden is an important attraction, and features a collection of plants including cabbage palms and tree ferns.Advertisement
Still staging special events if not so perilous the Botanic Garden today comprises three parts.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh also has facilities to germinate seed to test for viability.
Crinum Crassifolium - Grows well in warm soils, such as in the Cambridge Botanic Garden.
It has been in cultivation at Oxford Botanic Garden for many years, and is said to have been introduced by Sibthorp.
This species is said to have been originally introduced by the cook of H.M. ship Centurion, commanded by Lord Anson, in 1744, and was cultivated by Philip Miller in the Botanic Garden at Chelsea.Advertisement
Smilax Cantab - For many years this has grown in the Cambridge Botanic Garden.
It is, however, one of the most difficult to cultivate, and in Europe has succeeded only in the Edinburgh Botanic Garden.
In the Cambridge Botanic Garden these plants fruit freely every season on an east wall.