Colloquy: Education in Relation to Plant Collections
Mr Henderson (Edinburgh) stated that botanic gardens deal with research, education and amenity. Five to ten million people probably visit the gardens of Europe annually, and a challenge to such gardens is to make collections more interesting and intelligible and to compete with zoos and museums with good displays. A high proportion of visitors had some idea that scientific research was carried out in botanic gardens, although most visited gardens for relaxation and tranquillity.
KeywordsBotanic Garden York Botanic Plant Collection Guide Book Garden Plot
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