Plant Evolutionary Ecology Lab

List of materials for Night Garden


- Pop up greenhouse, large enough to host the plants on shelves and for a child to walk in

- Dark greenhouse cover to provide darkness

- Roll of double-sided stick-on Velcro

- Collection of potted seasonal plants

- Artificial flowers; Morning glory (Ipomea alba), Michaelmas daisy (Aster amellus), Buddleia (Buddleja), Night-blooming Jasmine (Cestrum nocturnum)

- UV paint to cover some of the artificial flowers, to be used as ‘desirable’ flowers

- Bright light that can be turned on and off easily

- 4x wooden hoops (optional)


For moth costume:

- 2x UV Torches

- 2x black coloured polystyrene balls

- Moth costume, wings and headpiece