Age of Exploration

The second of BBC Radio 4 ‘Seven Ages of Science’ series was recorded by Lisa Jardine here in the Garden. Lisa explores the science of botany and describes the voyages of discovery by Hans Sloane, Joseph Banks and more. Catch the programme here on iPlayer.

 

Statue of Sir Hans Sloane in the centre of the Garden

Statue of Sir Hans Sloane in the centre of the Garden

New Garden of Medicinal Plants takes shape – opened April 2014
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