Tag botanical gardens

A visit to the Rhineland

I spent a weekend in Mittelrheintal, a region of vineyards and castles, wine and tourists. I went to the history museum in Bingen to check out the St. Hildegard exhibit and it turned out they also have the grave goods…

Carob

I’ve just returned from a week and a half in Ireland. Hazel and scabiosa and fuschias. It seemed ironic that the herb I was most grateful for as I traveled, though, was carob. Wouldn’t you know it, on the morning…

Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden

When I travel, I like to see health food stores, natural history museums and botanical gardens. So the first real tourist destination I made it to in Berlin was the Berlin-Dahlem Botanical Garden. I got off the train at the…