Mary Eleanor Bowes
Plant Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Badass Botanists

On 11th February, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science is observed to promote and celebrate women and girls leading and working on ground-breaking scientific research. In this blog post, we're meeting two badass botanists who overcame so much to pursue their passion for plants.

Road Trip

Road tripping around England: West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Leicestershire

In my final road trip post (for now) I’ll cover a few of the plants I spotted in West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and Leicestershire including an early Christmas present, a butterfly friendly beauty and a quietly reliable flower.

Plant science in...

Plant science in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign that aims to highlight research into breast cancer. Last month, my wonderful Mum was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer. While she's undergoing treatment, I decided I would distract myself by doing what I do best - researching plants.