• Online event: Passionfruit to Parsley: The Science of Victory Gardens

Online event: Passionfruit to Parsley: The Science of Victory Gardens

  • Wed, April 08, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • https://www.eventbrite.com/e/passionfruit-to-parsley-the-science-of-victory-gardens-tickets-101698011490

The Exchange and the Writers Guild of America, East Invite You to an Online Event

Passionfruit to Parsley: The Science of Victory Gardens

Our grandparents and great-grandparents grew "Victory Gardens" during World Wars I and II when fresh produce was scarce. All the best trends eventually come back. But these days we have a whole lot of nifty ways to ensure a tasty harvest in as little time as possible. Make something easy and delicious that also comes with a great excuse to be outside. Whether you live in the city or the countryside, pandemic or not, there are so many great reasons to grow your Victory Garden - made better with science.


Ari Novy is President and CEO of the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, California, a 37-acre facility with extensive collections of Mediterranean climate plants as well as award winning children’s gardens. He is a plant biologist with a wide range of expertise in plant science and education. Ari has served on task forces and advisory panels for diverse groups including the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the Cornell Alliance for Science, Botanic Garden Conservation International, Rock Creek National Park, and many others. He has a deep passion for translating science into best management practices and public education. Ari is immensely proud of having been a science advisor for the most recent seasons of the children’s television show The Magic School Bus.

Our Mission: To educate, to engage, to beautify, and to give back. Contact us | www.missionhillsgardenclub.org

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