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The Greenhouse and the Field

Nature writer Richard Mabey talks about his first laboratory - his father's greenhouse in his garden. It led him on a path which was to inform the rest of his life exploring nature.

Nature writer Richard Mabey reflects on his lifelong relationship with science and the natural world.

He talks about his very first laboratory - his father's greenhouse, a magician's chamber, where as a nine-year-old he would conduct his own experiments with chemicals bought with his pocket money. His childhood adventures there led him on a path which was to inform the rest of his life exploring the natural environment.

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Mon 26 Apr 2010 23:00

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