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Glyphosate in the news

Collated reports and information regarding the use and safety of Glyphosate


Betula identification and cultivation

27th September. A day looking at the extensive Betula collection at Ness Botanic Gardens.The day will be led by Ness staff and will focus primarily on identification of birches and their allies, propagation, cultivation and Betula conservation. The day will include tours of the extensive Betula collection at Ness studying their uses in the garden and will include study of the different sections of Betula (Nipponobetula, Aspera, and Acuminata and Betula). Attendees are encouraged to bring along samples for identification. This day is aimed at all those interested in the use of Betula in design and plant conservation and is suitable for beginners.


PlantNetwork and GDPR

You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on 25th May 2018. To help comply with GDPR requirements we have reviewed and developed our systems and processes, and updated our privacy policy to provide you with more details.


Science in Gardens training day

Down House 20th June 2018 10.30 – 16.30
This day will be relevant to all those interested in promoting their gardens as a resource for science, citizen science and public engagement, it will also be of interest to those interested in the history of natural history


British Sugar TOPSOIL

We are pleased to welcome our new 2018 Silver Sponsors, British Sugar TOPSOIL who are the largest UK manufacturer and supplier of environmentally sustainable topsoil and topdressing products to the landscaping, construction and sports turf/amenity sectors, supplying over 250,000 tonnes annually.


The Garden Label & Sign Company

We are pleased to announce our new Bronze Sponsor for 2018 The Garden Label & Sign Company who specialise in the design and production of bespoke, durable, labelling for horticulture. Offering an engraving service, as well as supplying blank labels to those who have their own engraving equipment. They design and manufacture laser engraved labels and signs. Using a range of materials to include plastic laminates, solid wood, metals and slate.