A new RHS bursary to exhibit at shows

The Royal Horticultural Society has just launched a new Bursary designed to help first time exhibitors that have not staged nursery exhibits at RHS Shows before. This fund enables owners of nurseries and plant collections who wish to exhibit at an RHS Show to apply for funding assistance towards expenses. The funding can be used for …

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Determining the most attractive Plants for insects – workshops in Sussex

The University of Sussex is organising two half-day workshops in Brighton on July 1st and 2nd, for a small donation of £10. The workshop is targeted at anyone who is interested in helping bees through flowers, whether ornamental garden flowers or wild flowers. You will learn how to identify the main types of flower-visiting insects …

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New chapters of the upcoming BGCI’s Manual on Planning, Developing and Managing Botanic Gardens

Two new chapters of the upcoming BGCI's Manual on Planning, Developing and Managing Botanic Gardens have been made available here: http://www.bgci.org/resources/2016-BGCI-botanic-garden-manual Chapters 3 covers the key topic of collection policy and implications for plant records. Chapter 4 gives an overview of the international legislative framework and its impact on plant collections (Nagoya Protocol, CITES, CBD, plant variety protection...). …

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