The Chawton House Garden Festival offers refreshing tours of their gardens. They highlight A Curious Herbal, a groundbreaking book about plants in the eighteenth century, written by a lady botanist in an era where women were discouraged from studying science.
Some fun novels of science in the Regency, and two novels of the Industrial Revolution: North and South, and a variation: Nowhere but North.
Parson-Naturalists like Gilbert White combined their love of God and his world, and helped us better understand birds, ecology, and much more.
In Jane Austen's England, "natural theology" used science to support Christian faith.