The Serpentine Gallery Garden Marathon was the sixth in the Gallery's acclaimed Marathon series. This two-day event explored the concept of the garden.

Dr Paul Smith is a specialist in ecology and plant diversity in southern, central and eastern Africa. Dr Smith is the Head of Kew's Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Partnership, a network of over 120 plant science institutions in 54 countries. In October 2009, the Partnership achieved its first milestone of storing seed from 10% of the world's plant species. Over the next 10 years, the Partnership will seek to secure 25% of the world's flora in seed banks and to enable the use of that seed for human innovation in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and habitat restoration.

Find out more: serpentinegallery.org/2011/10/garden_marathon_blog.html#smith

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