National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
FOOD in the Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?
What do the kitchen gardens of our founding father, Victory gardens of WWII and edible rooftops have in common? Good design of course. From soil to sun, how do plant needs, space, and aesthetics influence the design of a garden? Join a conversation with historic and modern garden designers on the past, present, and future of edible garden design and gather inspiration for your own unique space. Panelists: Dean Norton, Director of Horticulture at the Historic Mount Vernon, George Washington's Estate and Gardens; Joe Brunetti, Lead Horticulturist with the Smithsonian Gardens at the National Museum of American History; Dr. Sabine O'Hara, Dean and Director of Land-Grant Programs for the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC); Cindy Brown, moderator, Manager of Horticulture Collections Management and Education at the Smithsonian Gardens