UK: PlantNetwork gets to grips with contemporary issues


Matthew Biggs standing in front of conference crowd

Matthew Bigg's, well known for his appearances on the long-running BBC Radio 4 Gardeners' Question Time keeps the crowds enthralled at the PlantNetwork annual conference being held at the Eden Project.

PlantNetwork, the national network of botanic gardens and other plant collections in the UK, is currently holding its annual conference at the Eden Project in Cornwall. Appropriate then that the conference Contemporary Issues for Gardens and Plant Collections is being held at one of the UK's most contemporary gardens (Eden opened its doors to the public in 2001).

The conference delegates have been treated to some wonderful talks on the first day, highlighting all the important issues facing modern plant collections, with the final day being wrapped up by famous horticulturist Matthew Biggs who attacked the topic of communication with gusto.

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Contemporary Issues for Gardens and Plant Collections


view across eden project rainforest biomePlantNetwork is holding a conference at the iconic Eden Project in Cornwall on 7 – 8 September 2010. The conference Contemporary Issues for Gardens and Plant Collections will bring together people who work with gardens and plant collections in Britain and Ireland to consider some of the current and future issues they face and to seek solutions by sharing their knowledge and experience. Find out more...