Plant and soil interactions: from the micro- to the macro-scale

Event date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Event venue: 
The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB, United Kingdom
Event description: 

SEESOIL has organised a meeting at The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew on 22nd March 2017. This gives us the opportunity to hear about the work of Kew’s fungal ecology group on mycorrhizal associations in natural habitats in Europe.

Registration is at 10am and after lunch, there will be a garden tour taking in the practical side of soil management for the wide range of plants at Kew, with internationally recognised, Head of Arboretum Tony Kirkham. 

We are also able to visit the fascinating Ethnobotanical Collections, which are not open to the general public. See

Places on the afternoon tours are very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.  Please indicate your choice when you register.

Delegates also have free entry to Kew Gardens that they can use in the afternoon.

The event is free to BSSS members and £10 for non-members. 

Please bring your own lunch - tea/coffee will be provided at registration. 


Directions: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AB

All delegates must enter through the Jodrell Gate. See attached map below. The School of Horticulture is straight ahead. Enter through the Main entrance on the right hand side of the building. 

For information please contact SEESOIL secretary  Elena Vanguelova or SEESOIL Chair Jack Hannam