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Covid-19 Operations Update May 24 2021

Unfortunately, due to extensive building work taking place due to flood damage, We are closed to the public until further notice. We are happy to say we are still operating online as per usual. Royal Mail is collecting our post the next working day after your order is processed.

Please note Royal Mail has suspended delivery to a few countries – more information here: If your country is listed as ‘on suspension’ you are very welcome to order and we will ship as soon as we can.ParcelForce shipments are arriving outside of Europe albeit with a small delay due to Covid 19.

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20% discount on Botany books in our Special Book Room.

Type in voucher code BOTANYEX at the checkout to apply your discount before payment. Valid to 12th July 2021

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One of the songs we were taught at primary school was “Boney was a warrior”  the lyrics of which taught me very little about Napoleon and left me fairly unmoved by the last verse which finished with “Boney broke his heart and died”.  What I have learned over the years has been from the British perspective and there are several myths and half truths that are passed on, just as with many historical figures.    Napoleon & Josephine - A Love...

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World Tree Story – History and Legends of the World’s Ancient Trees By Julian Hight
World Tree Story – History and Legends of the World’s Ancient Trees by Julian Hight This book caught my eye as I am in the process of growing an oak tree in my garden. Last September/October I came across an initiative from BBC Radio Gloucestershire called ‘Ourboretum’ whereby you grow an Oak, Hazelnut or Beech tree until it is a small sapling and then they will arrange for it to be replanted. It is too late to join the scheme now...

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