AHS April 2024 Meeting

AHS April 2024 Meeting

Monday, April 22, 2024, at the Atlanta History Center’s Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall, 7pm

Our speaker will be Brie Arthur, a celebrated bestselling author and distinguished horticulturist whose topic will be "Discover the Art of Foodscaping with Hydrangeas"  

Discover the Art of Foodscaping with Hydrangeas, a horticultural practice that combines aesthetics and sustenance. With this innovative gardening approach, the timeless beauty of hydrangeas harmoniously coexists with a bountiful array of edible delights, including strategic plantings that deter unwanted visitors like deer and rabbits! Brie will share practical advice that every gardener can take advantage of, while making the most of your garden!

Brie Arthur, a celebrated bestselling author and distinguished horticulturist, captivates audiences with her dynamic presentations and groundbreaking gardening insights. Originating from southeastern Michigan, Brie's academic journey led her to excel in Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University, contributing to her extensive two-decade expertise. As a fervent advocate for consumer horticulture and home gardening throughout the United States, she authored two influential books, "The Foodscape Revolution" and "Gardening with Grains," solidifying her authority in the field. Brie's contributions extend to the Emmy-winning PBS program, "Growing a Greener World," where her expertise shines.

Beyond her literary accomplishments, Brie serves as a dedicated ambassador for Soil3 organic compost, championing eco-friendly practices. Her commitment to fostering sustainable gardening practices comes alive on her widely followed YouTube channel, "Brie The Plant Lady," where she shares expert advice and creative ideas.

Brie's influence transcends borders as she represents the International Plant Propagators' Society Southern Region on the global stage, engaging with fellow horticulture professionals and enriching her perspective. Acknowledging her exceptional contributions, the American Horticultural Society bestowed upon Brie the inaugural Emerging Horticultural Professional Award, a testament to her transformative impact on cultivating a new generation's love for gardening.

A passionate garden communicator, Brie curates a diverse selection of programs tailored for both live and virtual events. Her unwavering dedication and captivating storytelling inspire audiences, embodying her mission to cultivate a greener world through the art of gardening.

Come early to get a good seat and a plant raffle ticket or two! 
We look forward to seeing you there!
7:00pm Social Time 
7:30pm Meeting Begins
Plant raffle following meeting
All meetings are held in the Woodruff Auditorium in McElreath Hall at the Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305

Free Parking


All are welcome!

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