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March 26, 2015

The botanical gardens in the city of Amsterdam are beautiful. The Palm house is full of huge potted trees and palms. It was built by the university as part of deal that meant Hugo de Vries- a famous geneticist would stay in Amsterdam and continue his work there rather than move to New York. He had his own entrance into the Gardens. I think He's my new idol- I wonder what I'd need to do to get someone to build me a botanic garden. 

I'd never seen...

March 26, 2015

I finally made it to the Barbican Conservatory! I'm not sure what I was expecting but the reality was very different. I get a completely different feeling as to other glasshouses I'd been to. It was colder, and each plant had less identity to it. I think the aim with the Conservatory was to create a really impacting space- which it is but I'm not sure it's what I like about these kind of gardens. 

However the atmosphere is completely different once you ge...

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