Horticulture from Here On: Surviving and Embracing the Future

15th March 2019, Jodrell Lecture Theatre, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Event Information

This seminar focused on the challenges facing the horticulture industry and the new approaches and exciting technologies that are being developed to address these.
Talks were given by expert speakers on the role of horticulture in the future from many different angles including ecology, people management, machinery, technology, pest and disease

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Guest Speakers

  • Karl Askin - Parry

    CEO iGreenKeeper Ltd

  • Niklas Brobery

    Husqvarna Future Concepts in Robotic Machinery

  • Simon Crawford

    Professional plant breeder

  • Alistair Griffith

    Director of Science & Collections, RHS

  • Robin Lane Fox

    Historian and Garden Writer

  • Dr Ken Thompson

    Ecologist and author

  • Christopher Weddell

    Senior Gardens Adviser at English Heritage