Gardening Experts Jennifer Jewell and Wambui Ippolito Welcome Spring on Tuesday, April 6 at 7pm on Crowdcast
Barrett Bookstore and Darien Library will welcome Jennifer Jewell and Wambui Ippolito for a conversation about Jewell’s book The Earth In Her Hands and Ippolito’s garden design work with international organizations, museums, botanical institutions, private and public parks to develop horticultural programming.
Jewell and Ippolito will also discuss Ippolito’s scholarly work with the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Grounds for Sculpture (New Jersey). This discussion will help get your garden ready for Spring!
There will be an opportunity for Q and A.
This is a free event, open to all.
About Earth In Her Hands
In this beautiful and empowering book, Jennifer Jewell—host of public radio’s award winning program and podcast Cultivating Place—introduces 75 inspiring women. Working in wide-reaching fields that include botany, floral design, landscape architecture, farming, herbalism, and food justice, these influencers are creating change from the ground up.
Profiled women include flower farmer Erin Benzakein; co-director of Soul Fire Farm Leah Penniman; plantswoman Flora Grubb; edible and cultural landscape designer Leslie Bennett; Caribbean-American writer and gardener Jamaica Kincaid; soil scientist Elaine Ingham; landscape designer Ariella Chezar; floral designer Amy…