Midweek with Greg

"The Pleasure, Pain and Peril of Plant Collecting Near and Far"
Greg Paige, Director of Horticulture, JC Raulston Arboretum

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2023 – 3:00 pm3:45 pm

Plant collecting and collection trips often conjure up images of pith helmeted and waistcoat wearing travelers navigating far flung locations of the globe to pillage for rare and exotic plants. One or two of those details might be slightly off base. This Midweek with Greg will discuss the why, the where and the what of plant collecting both near and far.

Plant collectors collecting

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