On June 16, I'll be giving a virtual talk on my favourite topic...of course, that's pavement plants! Hundreds of plant species are thought to be growing on the pavements of London. These plants are often dismissed as “weeds”, yet they form a key part of our urban biodiversity. I will introduce some of the common … Continue reading “Nature beneath our feet” – a virtual talk on June 16
Results of an exciting new study, focusing on the flora of the Paris area have been published. The aim of the study was to better understand the "filters" that allow some species to establish successfully in our cities (while other plant species may fail to establish). These filters can be environmental (cities pose challenges such … Continue reading Our rich and diverse urban flora: an exciting study from Paris
"More than weeds" was launched as a project at the Annual Exhibition Meeting of BSBI (Botanical Society of Britain & Ireland) which was held at the Natural History Museum in London on Saturday, 23rd 2019. Lightning talk © Joshua Ajowele I presented the poster below and a short talk, highlighting results of the French project … Continue reading “More than weeds” has been launched!