Plant Health Week 2021 events and related activities

National Plant Health Week ran from 10th-16th May 2021!

Check out the events and activities that took place during the week below.

For more information and new about plant health please connect with us on social media using the hashtag #planthealthweek on Twitter and Instagram.

If you enjoy gardening... watch garden designer Adam Frost’s top tips on how to keep plants healthy!

And please follow Nicola @plantchief on Twitter if you’d like to find out more.


Thursday 13th May events and activities

The Bacterial Plant Diseases virtual workshop

The Bacterial Plant Diseases (BPD) Coordination Team are holding a virtual workshop at 2-3.30 pm BST on Thursday 13th May entitled: ‘Industry perspectives on bacterial plant diseases; what are the challenges and how can science help?’

This event is free to attend on Zoom and DOES NOT require pre-registration.

Find our more about the BPD free workshop

Grey squirrel fertility control research

The Squirrel Accord are holding an online grey squirrel fertility control research update - free to watch on Youtube.

Watch the Grey squirrel fertility control research update webinar 2021

Check A Sweet Chestnut

Become a citizen scientist with the RHS check a sweet chestnut CiSci project link:

If you fancy being a citizen scientist… Find our more on the RHS website!

Forestry Commission’s Guess the Pest Twitter Quiz

Stay tuned for guess the pest Twitter Quiz with biosecurity officer Freddy Toft on Saturday 15th May!

Visit the Forestry Commission on Twitter on Saturday 15th May to take the quiz

Explore Observatree’s resources pages

Discover a wealth of information and training materials on our priority pests and diseases. This information is available to read, download or watch.

Check our Observatree's resources and video for Thursday


Find out fascinating facts about plants and discover how you can help protect our plants with Izzy the Inspector!

Discover Izzy the Inspector's fab activity book jam-packed with fascinating plant health facts and fun activities that you can download too…


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and enhance plant life for future generations!