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Measures of Success
As the region continues to develop, The Gardens at SIUE will provide a beautiful setting for re-establishing a person’s connection with plants and nature. With its mission to educate, engage and provide enjoyment for all, The Gardens’ strong relationships are yielding impressive results.
Since 2005, The Gardens at SIUE has accomplished the following educational goals
- Established relationships across academic disciplines including art and design, biological sciences, construction management, engineering, computer management and information systems, and public affairs and policy analysis.
- Hosted professional development seminars, workshops and training programs in partnership with Illinois Arborist Associations, Gateway Cooperative Weed Management Association and University of Illinois Extension, among others.
- Partnered with SIUE’s Office of Educational Outreach to offer homeowners horticultural programs and classes including landscape design series, digging and dividing perennials, container gardening, and more.
The Gardens is committed to engaging residents and benefits from a vibrant and continually growing volunteer program.