The Origins of Life

Discover the secrets of life in the hostile and mysterious natural environment of the Roots of Life, dotted with tree ferns, gingko biloba, sequoias and other enigmatic plants, on a journey spanning several thousand years: from the Primary era when forests appeared, to the dinosaurs of the Neolithic era and the beginnings of crop-growing.

Beware, a T-Rex might jump out at any moment!

In Awash with Colour, see saffron, the indigo plant, broom and artichoke in a new light. These tinctorial plants have been used to produce dye since Antiquity.