Botanic Garden Intern Emily Hale-Sills '11

Summer Research Project 2008

Ground Cover Plantings in the Botanic Garden: Collections Management

A multi-faceted Collections Management project with three main goals: to piece together accession information on existing groundcover plantings, to accession new plantings, and to prepare a supply of groundcover for future use. Keep records of all new plantings and conduct historical/anecdotal research to trace accession data for numerous past plantings. Propagate trial populations of potential new groundcover species and construct nursery beds to raise groundcover plant materials in house.

Emily Hale-Sills '11