SP20 The Power of Plants: How Gardening Captures History

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Saturday March 28

10:30 AM  –  12:30 PM

The Power of Plants: How Gardening Captures History

Instructor: Bryce Lane

Saturday, March 28, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

$34 Member | $44 Non-member

Every garden tells a story... Having gardened in the same spot for 35 years, UNC TV’s Gardening Guru Bryce Lane talks about his garden’s story and why he believes keeping a comprehensive record over the seasons will connect you more deeply to the story your landscape tells. “Through this record,” he says, “I can share my garden/plant history, familial history, and even local, regional, and world history. My garden serves as a notebook of sorts, where I have entered special events, moments, and personal visits by the plants I plant and the garden vignettes I create.” 

Bryce Lane discovered his passion for plants and telling others about them while working at a small Massachusetts garden center throughout high school and college.  After earning his BS and MS in Horticulture, he came to the Department of Horticultural Science at NC State University as an Instructor and Undergraduate Teaching Coordinator.  For eleven seasons he hosted and produced the three-time Emmy winning UNC-TV public television show “In the Garden With Bryce Lane.” He now spends his time giving horticulture talks, leadership and communication training, and teaching part-time at NC State and the JC Raulston Arboretum. As an avid gardener in his spare time, Bryce has creatively cultivated the same one quarter acre plot for thirty-six years. 


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