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The Flower Show
April 07, 2022

Immigrants and the Creation of American Gardening with Wambui Ippolito

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The art of American gardening has a rich, vast history with many pioneers to thank: immigrants from Africa, South America, China Europe, and the Caribbean are responsible for the origins of one of America's greatest pastimes.

Join celebrated landscape designer and winner of the 2021 Philadelphia Flower Show "Best in Show" Wambui Ippolito (exhibit pictured above) for an exploration of the history of American gardening through the lens of the immigrants who helped cultivate practices and plant life that are still used today — both around the nation and here in the Philadelphia region.


April 07, 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


$25 for PHS members
$30 for non-members


Participants will receive a link to a video conference prior to the date of the event.

With a commitment to inclusion, PHS partners with Art-Reach to make programming accessible to people with disabilities and to low-income communities.