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Roots, the education review for botanic gardens, has been produced biannually since 1990. So far, over 29 editions, it has covered topics such as teacher training, interpretation, research and education for sustainability. Each edition includes an editorial, resources section and trilingual summaries of each article.

Online archives of Roots are available here.


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Back Issues in Acrobat PDF Format

To download full copies of Roots back issues in PDF format, please visit the Roots PDF page.