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…

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…).…