Gainesway Farm

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United States of America - Kentucky - Lexington

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

ArbNet Accredited: Level II

About the Gainesway Farm

Gainesway Farm is a 1600 acre throughbred horse farm and arboretum located in central Kentucky, USA.

Main Address:
Gainesway Farm
3750 Paris Pike
Lexington
Kentucky 40511 United States of America

Telephone: 859-653-9208
Fax:
URL: www.gainesway.com
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Ryan Martin, Field Director
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 5
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number:
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Other
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 1988
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 647 Hectares
    Latitude: 38.1139230
    Longitude: -84.3973720
    Annual Rainfall: 1232 mm
    Altitude: 300.00 Metres
  • Locality: Information
  • Locality: Garden Name: Gainesway Farm
  • Local Address: 3750 Paris Pike Lexington, KY 40511
  • Locality: City: Lexington
  • Locality: State: Kentucky

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 647
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: No
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 300

Plant Collections

  • Invasive Species Monitoring: Yes
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: No
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes
    Reintroduction Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: No
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: No
    Ecosystem Conservation: No
    Education: Yes
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: Yes
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: Yes
    Restoration Ecology: No
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: No
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: No
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: No
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: No