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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.
These links connect to the following collections planning resources:
1. A Method for Evaluating the Use of Living Plant Collections in Public Horticultural Institutions. Patricia Lindemann. Thesis, University of Delaware. 1997.
This link connects you to a prominent plant collections procedure manual:
Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens. Timothy C. Hohn. AltaMira Press. 2008.
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.
This Manual serves several purposes. The initial and basic intention is as a means of documentation: to put into print for the first time the Arboretum’s meticulous procedures related to inventorying living plants.
Adkins Arboretum’s mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of
the native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Arboretum’s diverse setting of