The Curator for the Botanic Gardens, Kevin Frediani, was interviewed last week by Circular Tayside, on the role of a Botanic garden in a time of global change. The resultant video captures his thoughts, exploring the potential for informing the development garden.
The vision is forward thinking and ambitious, while rooted in the inherited past of the plants and people that have come before. Building upon the thinking of the first Professor of Botany at Dundee, Sir Patrick Geddes who first proposed a University Botanic Garden in 1908 and is credited with first suggesting that society needed to ‘act local & think global’ – the beginning of sustainable thinking through design of our human ecology…
Hear more in this 30 minute interview with Vaso Maki in this video below:

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