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Lockdown Botany

#YourDesertIslandDiscs – a miracle of moss and music

Dr M’s twin loves are plants and music and although his posts here focus on plants here is a  musical contribution. This month Lauren Laverne launches #YourDesertIslandDiscs BBC Radio 4’s invitation for the general public to tell about a piece of music they have turned to in the recent lockdown weeks, and the story behind the choice.  Dr M submitted his choice:  Beethoven’s sonata
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Dr M says “Botany is all around us, everywhere and always!” And perhaps in this lockdown world it’s even more evident and certainly even more important. Just as the birds seem to be singing louder than ever nowadays, and there are more butterflies and other insects and the flowers are more abundant and more beautiful than ever!  Of course it is just that the
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