From the ordinary to the extraordinary, Black women have made their mark on American horticultural history. In this conversation,
From the ordinary to the extraordinary, Black women have made their mark on American horticultural history. In this conversation, Lee will discuss how these women used plants as their love language to express pride in community and self. Her presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.
Abra Lee is an international speaker, writer, and founder of Conquer The Soil, a community which explores the history, folklore, and art of horticulture. She has spent a whole lotta time in the dirt as a municipal arborist and airport landscape manager. Her essays have been featured in publications, including The New York Times and Wildflower Magazine. Lee is a graduate of Auburn University College of Agriculture and an alumna of the Longwood Gardens Society of Fellows, a global network of public horticulture professionals.
Free Virtual Event
(Saturday) 11:00 am