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Horticultural plants play various and critical roles for humans by providing fruits, vegetables, materials for beverages,and herbal medicines and by acting as ornamentals.
Conserving biodiversity for food and agriculture requires coordination and cooperation across local and global communities. Botanical gardens are at the crossroads of plant science and public engagement.
Talk 1, Rich Hatfield:
Honey Bees in the Pollination Networks of Natural Areas? An Overview and Best Management Practices
This brochure is a self-guided tour visiting trees of special interest on the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut. The University of Connecticut Campus Arboretum serves as both an
The Plants for Planting Manual provides the background, procedures, and reference tables for regulating imported material of plants and vegetative parts that are for or capable of propagation, including buds, bulbs, corms, cuttings, layers, pollen, scio
80% of our calorie intake comes from just twelve plant species, 50% of our calories come from just the three big grasses; wheat, maize and rice. What would happen were we to lose one of these crops?
A special pollinator symposium was held, curated by William Carromero of the USFS and Lisa Smith of the Natural Areas Association. New research, management and restoration practices, and BMPs for pollinators in specific landscape scenarios were presente
This guide is applicable to other states and is a good framework for those interested in creating pollinator habitat.
The Native Plant Database is an easy-to-use resource for gardeners across Canada.