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Effective communication between the public garden administrator and the garden designer is an essential part of the design process.
Proper planning is the essential first step in the garden design process. After the master plan is drawn and accepted, though, the work of implementing design projects begins.
One key management objective common to virtually all public gardens, as well as to all other
By turning plant science into child's play, public gardens are reaching an important new audience. Written by Victoria Mattern, 1999
It is that connectedness that makes a walk in a garden such a pleasure. In any season, in any part of the country, walking through a natural habitat awakens our senses and heightens our
Architectural design is a decision-making process in which we both create our own surroundings and respond to the environment around us. The places we create reveal much about our understanding of, and connection with, our environment.
As stewards of living collections, public garden staff safeguard plants in the best interest of their organizations and audiences.
The purpose of this Collections Plan is to provide uniform direction to assist in the maintenance, expansion and development of its various collections.
In case of disaster, the more prepared you are for response, the better your collection will fare. In a perfect world, you would save all the plants in the collection. But this is not always possible.
The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation includes five objectives and 16 targets for plant conservation to be achieved by 2020.