Perennial gardeners have a high potential for action in the upcoming challenges of the future, professionally as well as in their well-networked community. The International Hardy Plant Union (ISU) wants to strengthen this potential and invites to the first Future Days from 12 to 13 October in Prague. Young and experienced international perennial gardeners, farm owners and above all successors of perennial farms, i.e. all those interested in future topics, are to be brought together by the ISU here for lectures, discussions and experiences.
Eight speakers from four countries will present and discuss the following topics:
- PETR HANZELKA (CZE): "DESIGNING A SUSTAINABLE PLANT ASSORTMENT FOR CHANGING CLIMATES"
- JAMES HITCHMOUGH (UK): "CLIMATE CHANGE PLANTING IN CITIES ON THE ATLANTIC FRINGE"
- JOHN LITTLE (UK): "LEARNING FROM POST INDUSTRIAL LANDSCAPES,B RINGING CHAOS AND COMPLEXITY BACK INTO GREEN SPACE DESIGN"
- HERBERT VINKEN (DE): "BIODIVERSITY PLEASE - IN PLANTS AND INNURSERIES!"
- SVEN STRAETEN (DE): "GREENHATS – FROM PASSION AND PLEASURE TO BUSINESS"
- CHRISTOPH HOKEMA (DE): "MODERN PRODUCTION OF PERENNIAL PLANTS
- FRANS VAN WANROOIJ (NL): "SUCCESSFUL COMPANY TAKEOVER IN PERENNIAL PLANT CULTIVATION"
- MIRJAM VOGT (DE): "COMPANY SUCCESSION IN HORTICULTURE USE THE POTENTIAL OF FAMILY - EXTERNAL SUCCESSION" - PROFESSIONAL GROWERS SHARING EXPERIENCE OF THEIR COMPANY SUCCESSION
The conference language is English. The first 50 young gardeners under the age of 30 to register will receive a discounted participant rate.