International experts report on “Ornamental Plants” and “Trees in Climate Change”

The international partnership invites you to these webinars:

15.11.2022: “Ornamental Plants in Historic Gardens”

The pallet of plants available to gardeners has grown exponentially. How do the heritage gardeners of today make sense of this resource as they restore or recreate the historic gardens in their care? During the webinar (hosted by PlantNetwork) we will be hearing from garden historians, plant records specialists, gardeners and plant growers how they manage these tasks.

The speakers include: Lenneke Berkhout (Dutch Garden Historian), Renske Ek (Garden Curator at Het Loo), Mark Laird (University of Toronto), Maria Löfgren (University of Gothenburg), Alison Crook (National Trust), Lucy Pitman (Plant Heritage), Linnea Oskarsson (POM The Programme for Diversity of Cultivated Plants, Sweden), Cassian Schmidt (Hermannshof Garden).

10.01.2023: “Trees in Historic Gardens in Climate Change”

The webinar (hosted by Schloss Dyck Foundation / EGHN) will cover these topics: Importance of trees for the cultural heritage of our parks and gardens in different epochs; Historical cultivation, planting and care techniques in the design with trees; Challenges in dealing with trees in climate change; Practical solutions in the development, management and maintenance of trees; Conservation charters and national legislation that exist to safeguard heritage gardens.

The speakers include: Philipp Sattler (Initiative Alliance Historical Gardens in Climate Change), Prof. Dr. Norbert Kühn (Technical University Berlin, Vegetation Technology and Plant Use), Dr. Henrik Sjöman (Swedish University of Agricultural Science and Curator at Gothenburg Botanical Garden), Jens Spanjer (Schloss Dyck Foundation), Dr. Meike Kirscht (Palaces and Gardens Baden-Württemberg), Kerstin Abicht (Lorenz von Ehren Nursery), Simon Toomer (Curator for Living Collections at Kew Gardens).

See and the programmes “Ornamental Plants” and “Trees” for more information.

Register here for “Ornamental Plants” or “Trees“.