Ada is an ecologist and has researched behavioural ecology and conservation - and a keen vegetable gardener. She is a lecturer in Biological Sciences at Brasenose College and a tutor in the Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.
Birds are a diverse group that span beyond the visitors of our bird-tables. In this course we will explore aspects of bird biology, from diversity and evolutionary origin, through adaptations to the avian way of life, to bird behaviour and ecology.
Seedsaving is a powerful technique for ensuring strong, beautiful plants in your vegetable or flower garden year on year. We will introduce the principles of good seedsaving and the science behind it, and explore ways of producing new plant varieties.