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Increasingly, humans are an urban species prone to ‘plant blindness’.
Teaching Tools in Plant Biology, published by the American Society of Plant Biologists, combines up-to-date peer-reviewed research-based content with flexible presentation components that can be used alone or integrated into your lesson plans so that yo
Temperature is universally important for organisms and the thermal environment of a diversity of organisms is changing rapidly because of global climate change.
In 2015, world leaders issued a clarion call to promote sustainable development by tackling climate change and environmental sustainability, growing inequalities and social exclusion, and ensuring economic opportunities for all.
While interest continues to grow for plant-based movements such as farm-to-table, field-to-vase, and school and community gardens, there is a lack of growth in the number of people interested in careers in horticulture.
The North Carolina Botanical Gardens’ Wonder Connection outreach program serves patients at North Carolina Children’s Hospital. We intuitively know how healing nature can be, and yet most children’s hospitals don’t include nature programming.
Researchers have repeatedly shown that people spend more time indoors looking at screens than outside enjoying nature and our health is suffering as a result.
What is a Nature Preschool? Why are they important? And how on earth do you keep all those kids away from the poison ivy?
This session aims to showcase the diverse ways vegetable gardens at various institutions address important subjects such as education, ornamental display, food production, community outreach, and even climate change.
It is not always about the size of the garden or the diversity of plants. Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden is situated in the Historic District of Kernersville, North Carolina.