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Public Gardens have a unique opportunity to touch the lives of young people in their communities through paid job training programs.
Trees are one of the most important display pieces in every Garden due to their size, presence, and impact on light levels.
We are often faced with ethical quandaries in our professional lives, and charting the best course of action can be challenging.
Sustainable international collaborations involve a mutually beneficial, long-term relationship that is frequently unique to both institutions.
While many municipalities have seen a return of commercial and residential investment, too many remain mired in cycles of poverty, community degradation, poor quality education, and unemployment.
The Blue Agave (Maguey Azul, Agave tequilana) is an example of a very important plant in Mexico’s history, culture, and commerce. For over two hundred and fifty years, the national drink of Mexico has been produced in and near Tequila, Jalisco.
Many public gardens get started, or undertake an expansion, then find themselves unprepared for success.
A well-developed trialing program can benefit a public garden, its visitors, and the horticulture industry as a whole. Successful plants with proven performance create beautiful displays that engage the public and showcase the living landscape.
Continuing education staff are often charged with increasing audience reach while simultaneously generating revenue for their institution.
Public garden living collections are dynamic and often the best efforts of plant recorders cannot keep pace with the volume of new arrivals, transplants, propagation, phenology observations, and removals.