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Many of us start with good intentions to build a green building, yet often fail to meet those high expectations.
As cultural attitudes and mindsets shift ever more rapidly, how do botanical gardens stay relevant? Our collections, from living plants to herbarium specimens, represent an intrinsic part of botanical garden DNA.
Learn about new botanical gardens projects under development in Fort Collins, Pittsburgh, and Santa Fe, cities of diverse populations, geographic regions, and cultural histories.
“Which plants should I grow, and how many?” The IMLS National Leadership Project, Safeguarding our Tree Collections, seeks to answer this fundamental question.
Public gardens contain fundamental ingredients necessary to be sites of healing and growth.
Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.
Providing alcohol can be a big draw for development events, but did you know it can also increase your audience base as well as attendance numbers for mission-based education programs?
What is a Nature Preschool? Why are they important? And how on earth do you keep all those kids away from the poison ivy?
Let's face it. We are a public garden first, a venue second. Yet, events bring people to the beauty of the gardens, as well as bring much needed earned revenue to support our missions.
As gardens across North America are recovering from natural disasters including hurricanes and wildfires, it is important to consider collections coverage and security.