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Plant Collections and Events in Gardens: Striking a Balance

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1 - 3 May 2007

Glasgow, Scotland

The conference will run from after lunch on Tuesday 1 May to mid-afternoon on Thursday 3 May.

The topics to be considered will include:

  • making the most of your collections and location
  • identifying and using your assets
  • plant collections on public display and behind the scenes
  • increasing your income without compromising your objectives
  • space, time and resources
  • maintaining the integrity of your collections
  • competing demands and who does what
  • developing and diversifying your resources
  • skills for successful commercial activities
  • resources, profitability and risk
  • innovative ways of using plant collections
  • meeting visitor expectations
  • communities and diversity.


  • A reception in the splendidly restored Kibble Palace
  • Tour of Glasgow Botanic Gardens
  • Visits to other gardens in Glasgow


Please complete the downloadable form, further details and booking forms in Newsletter, or from:

Judy Cheney, PlantNetwork Administrator
c/o University Computing Service, New Museums Site, Pembroke Street, Cambridge CB2 3QH
Tel 01223 763901, jc151 at

Bursaries may be available – see

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