Title:

Seed Collection and Storage Training Day

Where:

Wakehurst Place, West Sussex, UK

Start Date:

Thursday 22nd October

Description:

9.00 am – 4.00pm, 22nd October 2015

Wakehurst Place, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6TN

 

Speakers and demonstrators include staff from Kew, the Millennium Seed Bank, Heritage Seed Library and staff involved in collecting projects and expeditions.

 

Morning Sessions:

-An introduction into the basic principles of seed collecting and storage

-The UK tree seed project

-Collecting and banking living collections

-Collecting expeditions

-Garden organics Heritage Seed library

 

Afternoon sessions will be a practical workshop looking at:

-Seed collecting techniques

-Herbarium specimen collecting

-Seed cleaning

 

Costs include lunch and resource pack. £60 for PlantNetwork members.

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