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Beautiful gardens begin with healthy soil. The concept of soil quality is the capacity of soil to provide key functions and is measured using a variety of biological, chemical, and physical properties and processes.
The Plant Collections Network coordinates plant germplasm preservation and promotes excellence in plant collections management.
Presenters will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and benefits of accepting large plant-collection donations.
To be tenable in the modern age, botanical gardens are obligated to be more than just display gardens but are called to be active parts of their community, both locally and globally.
Climate change is affecting public landscapes now. Research into managing existing landscapes and designing new ones is critical if our parks and gardens are to adapt.
As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.
This document provides a voluntary code of conduct regarding the management of invasive plant species.
This Manual serves several purposes. The initial and basic intention is as a means of documentation: to put into print for the first time the Arboretum’s meticulous procedures related to inventorying living plants.
Adkins Arboretum’s mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of
the native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Arboretum’s diverse setting of