Botanic-gardens Sentence Examples
Since then it has been discovered in other botanic gardens in various parts of Europe, its two most recent appearances being at Lyons (1901) and Munich (1905), occurring always in tanks in which the Victoria regia is cultivated, a fact which indicates that tropical South America is its original habitat.
Herbaria are also associated with the more important botanic gardens and museums in other countries.
The botanic gardens form a pleasant and favourite place of resort.
The botanic gardens are among the finest in the world; they originally formed a part of the park attached to the palace of the governor-general, and were established in 1817.
The botanic gardens cover 14 acres, contain over 8000 varieties of trees and plants, and afford a magnificent view of Table Mountain and its companion heights.Advertisement
The foundation of botanic gardens during the 16th and 17th centuries did much in the way of advancing botany.
Jean Gesner (1709-1790), a Swiss physician and botanist, states that at the end of the 18th century there were 1600 botanic gardens in Europe.
The Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew originated in the exotic garden formed by Lord Capel and greatly extended by the princess dowager, widow of Frederick, prince of Wales, and by George III., aided by the skill of William Aiton and of Sir Joseph Banks.
It seems to have been spread in western and central Europe from about the end of the 16th century by means of botanic gardens.
St Finbar's cemetery has handsome monuments, and St Joseph's, founded by Father Mathew in 1830 on the site of the old botanic gardens of the Cork Institution, is beautifully planted.Advertisement
Further instruction was given at various horticultural institutes in the towns, notably the Botanic Gardens and Institute of Bucharest, where the experiments in planting figs, almonds, hops and cotton yielded favourable results.
Coffs Harbor has beautiful botanic gardens with a mangrove boardwalk; other enticements include art, crafts and antique shops.
The Victorian Glasgow Botanic Gardens conservatory the largest in Britain is a double-glazing salesman 's wet dream.
These are only worth growing in botanic gardens.
Sometimes, in the extreme north, even the tall and graceful Birches of more temperate lands take a bushy form, and there are also Arctic and northern species which are small and give us little effect or interest except for botanic gardens.Advertisement
It has grown well at Kew, Fulham, and in the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.
America, long introduced but mainly in botanic gardens.
A. Githago is a large annual, occasionally grown in botanic gardens.
The local botanic gardens or a recreational park, with their abundance of natural features are the perfect location for an intimate get together.