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Growth is vital for any organization to be successful but many institutions do not strategically plan how, why, and where they invest resources to grow strategically.
As public gardens become increasingly focused on visitor experience, the story they tell about themselves—and the way gardens use this story to engage their stakeholders—is more important than ever.
Our gardens, whether we like it or not, are subject to the whims of nature, yet, a timely and effective response cannot be created on a whim. Preparation requires intense and thoughtful planning well ahead of time.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens and Atlanta Botanical Garden have engaged in successful capital campaigns to grow their gardens. Learn how to build and think creatively about a robust capital campaign from their successes and lessons learned.
The 2017-2018 Longwood Fellows explain the selection, process, and utilization of their final project: The Guide and Toolkit for New and Emerging Public Gardens.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium presented by Shane Smith, Director of Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, will cover how to enlist community support, work with elected officials and volunteers to bring a grand vision into reality.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium walks through the development of: Mission Statement, Strategic Plan, Emergency Plan, Code of Ethics, and Collections Management Policies, all fundamental for basic professional garden museum operat
This presentation from NOAA provides examples of severe weather events and what was done to prevent harm and get people to safety.
In this multi-speaker presentation, we will discuss how to create a seasonal horticultural display throughout an institution.