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A growing body of epidemiological evidence indicates that greater exposure to, or ‘contact with’, natural environments (such as parks, woodlands and beaches) is associated with better health and well-being, at least among populations in high income, lar
We are at a tipping point in local markets for urban-sourced wood all over the world. In most large cities you can find entrepreneurs who are stocking up and preparing wood for a growing market.
The horticultural trade relies on healthy plants to flourish. However, its very nature
means that it is also a key pathway for the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases.
This professional research project conducted a case study of the Green Streets Program
(“GSP”), a volunteer program of street garden maintenance provided by the City of Vancouver
Reading questions and writing prompts developed for Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv.
Developing new genotypes of plants is one of the key options for adaptation of agriculture to climate change. Plants may be required to provide resilience in changed climates or support
As the American Public Garden Association’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA) Committee works to develop strategy, resources, and tools for member gardens like yours, it has become apparent that there is no “one size fits all” solut
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms.
This paper provides evidence from the literature regarding the social benefits associated with plants and how they influence the physiological, psychological, and cognitive well-being constructs affecting quality of life.
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).