The Challenges of Creating a Botanical Garden, by Dexter B. Dombro

Dexter B Dombro, the founder of Jardin Botanico de la Pedregoza in Vichada, Colombia, writes of his experiences in creating a botanical garden.  Please see the attached article:

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Sacred Seeds Joins With L'Herboretum

Sacred Seeds has joined forces with L'Herboretum, a conservation center in the Loire Valley of France. This marks the first European garden in the Sacred Seeds network.   Read the official press release attached below:

Lessons Learned from the Bastyr University Sacred Seeds Ethnobotanical Trail

  We began the work to implement our Sacred Seeds trail vision in 2011.  We already had some trails in our surrounding woodland so it seemed a relatively simple matter of creating a link between the woodland space to an open space.  We had a nice space that would serve as a potential subalpine meadow representing more of the open space native plants, like bulbs and grasses.  To create this we had a consultant come and take a look at it to see what sort of landscaping might...