Category Archives: Botanical Gardens

Joseph Banks (1743-1820)

Sir Joseph Banks 1743-1820 Well known from his adventures on the HMS Endeavour, this 1st baronet was a world class and well known English botanist / naturalist was one of the right hand men of Captain James Cook. He sailed … Continue reading

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Vespula germanica: The German or European Wasp, aka “Yellow Jackets”

Tidbinbilla Nature reserve*Canberra, Australia Capital Territory, Australia * German or European Wasps: The Yellowjacket Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apocrita: Vespidae: Vespula germanica Common Names: German Wasp, European Wasp, Yellow Jackets, the fake paper wasp. Localities: Northern hemisphere and native … Continue reading

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Australian National Botanical Gardens

Tales of a Technogypsie » Blog Archive » Australian National Botanical Gardens.   Australian National Botanical Gardens * GPO Box 1777 * Canberra, Australia Capital Territory * 2601 * Australia * +61 2 6250 9599 * http://www.anbg.gov.au/ *   In … Continue reading

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Mt. Pisgah Arboretum and Botanical Garden

    Mount Pisgah Arboretum * http://www.mountpisgaharboretum.org/ * 34901 Frank Parrish Rd. * Eugene, OR 97405 * mtpisgah@efn.org * The Mount Pisgah Arboretum consists of 209 acres of a non-profit “Friends of Mount Pisgah” arboretum and botanical garden that is … Continue reading

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