A good batch!

Today was another amazing(ly long) day filled with Zoom presentations from 9.00 am until 3.30 pm. These were the final presentation of the landscape planning course I co-co√∂rdinated this semester with the landscape planners on-campus. I’m responsible for teaching the students a thing or two about ecology, and how landscape planning can be optimized andContinue reading “A good batch!”

My love-hate relationship with rain

Over the past weeks, I have mentioned quite a couple of times the tansy plants that were still growing in our greenhouses, after we had established our field experiment in Jena. First of all, there were the original 120 ‘mother plants’ that were the source for the 18 selection lines that I created and cloned.Continue reading “My love-hate relationship with rain”

Botanist paradise

For a while I have been wanting to visit the Garchinger Heide, a small nature reserve located about 15 kilometres away from here (Freising). I had read some flyers in the ‘Landratsamt’ last year, when I was there to register our car. The flyers had some colorful flower pictures on it. When I tried toContinue reading “Botanist paradise”