Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum: a resource, an inspiration

Tuesday 12 January 8pm

Photo: Toby Ord

Thanks to a gift of £5,000 in 1621, Oxford acquired the first scientific garden in Great Britain which now hosts over 5,000 plant species. Gardeners’ Question Time panellist and Deputy Director of the Botanic Garden, Dr Chris Thorogood, will explain its history and its role in research, conservation, education and public understanding. With accelerating global warming, what does the future hold?

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