PlantNetwork is the national network of botanic gardens, arboreta and other documented plant collections.
Promoting botanical collections in Britain and Ireland as a national resource for research, conservation and education.
Facilitating networking and training among holders of plant collections through a programme of conferences and workshops and a regular newsletter.
As well as a well referenced website.

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Booking opens for Nagoya Protocol day at Kew

Booking opens for Nagoya Protocol day at Kew

Date posted: 16 January 2015

Nagoya Protocol and plant collection responsibilities day at the Royal Botanic Garden Kew on 19th February 2015 9.30am – 3.30pm

Seventh European Botanic Gardens Congress (EuroGard VII)

Seventh European Botanic Gardens Congress (EuroGard VII)

Date posted: 20 January 2015

The Congress will be held in Paris from 6-10 July 2015 at the National Natural History Museum. Paper submission deadline has been extended to 2 February 2015.

PlantNetwork Events 2015

PlantNetwork Events 2015

Date posted: 11 December 2014

We are currently organising events for 2015 please contact us for more details.

OBE tops remarkable year for David Rae OBE, FRSE

OBE tops remarkable year for David Rae OBE, FRSE

Date posted: 1 January 2015

A 36-year career of inspirational leadership in the world of horticulture has been recognised with an OBE in the New Year Honours for Dr David Rae FRSE, Honorary President of PlantNetwork and recently retired Director of Horticulture and Learning at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).

Plant Pests & Disease Identification day

Plant Pests & Disease Identification day

Reports now on line

A day devoted to common garden pests and diseases RHS Wisley, 31 July 2014

Newsletter No. 45, July 2014 circulated

Newsletter No. 45, July 2014 circulated

Date posted: 25 July 2014

Newsletter No. 45, July 2014 has recently been sent to all members, check out the content listing for the links to an update on the Nagoya Protocol and Wild Flora Guide 2014. If you would like to receive your own copy please join us.

Garden & landscape masterplanning

Garden & landscape masterplanning

Reports now on line

A day devoted to conservation management plans and masterplans held at Wrest Park, 3 July 2014.

Managing and enhancing the visitor experience in botanic and historic gardens

Managing and enhancing the visitor experience in botanic and historic gardens

Reports now on line

Chatsworth House, 1– 3 April 2014