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Yard of the Month

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Online Lecture: Yard of the Month with Abra Lee, Founder, Conquer the Soil

Not just plants and flowers, beautification efforts have been a foundation to drive civic change in the United States. Join Abra for this conversation and take a walk-through history, discussing how ornamental planting has gone beyond bragging rights and transformed communities.

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    Abra Lee Founder @ Conquer The Soil

    A horticulturist extraordinaire that is half country bumpkin, half bougie, occasionally extra, and inherently Southern. The opportunities I’ve experienced during my career in the garden industry have far surpassed my ancestors’ wildest dreams! Find out more: https://conquerthesoil.com/about/

  • Team member
    Libby Rhoads Public Programs Supervisor @ U.S. Botanic Garden

U.S. Botanic Garden

Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.