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Intensively managed landscapes, like those found in many public gardens, attempt to mitigate the impact of significant weather events through irrigation, improving soil characteristics, and mulching.
Plant records management is critical to the success of a garden regardless of its size, mission, or budget.
The U.S. national heritage of approximately one billion biodiversity specimens, once
digitized, can be linked to emerging digital data sources to form an information-rich network
The University of British Columbia Botanical Garden compiled a spreadsheet of Collectors' references and expedition abbreviations with associated information that were gathered from various sources (mostly online resources). The spreadsheet is shared th
October 17 Morning Sessions at University of British Columbia: https://mediasite.audiovisual.ubc.ca/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/plant-sy...
The University of Delaware Botanic Garden, like any other botanic garden, is a repository of botanical collections that supports the mission statement of the institution (See Mission Statement). It is imperative that these collections be documented.
Procedures for Accessioning, Field Checking, and Mapping through use of BGBASE, BG-Map, and Garden Notepad. By Matt Lobdell, Rebecca Pineo, and Anna Bower.
“Linnaeus' driving purpose was to bring order out of chaos in the living world." -E.O. Wilson. Keeping track of a few plants can be achieved using a simple spreadsheet.
The Standards of Excellence in Plant Collections Management developed by the Plant Co
A companion Self-Assessment Tool is now available to help you evaluate your organization’s current level of collections management.