IMMIGRANTS & THE CREATION OF AMERICAN GARDENING
Just like the first American settlers, current era immigrants continue to introduce both beneficial and problematic plants and practices as they work in American landscapes. Wambui Ippolito takes us through various immigrant landscape histories, showing us how the American terrain has been altered forever in a very short time span. She hopes this talk will leave the audience with a new understanding of land management and gardening practices.
Wambui Ippolito is a horticulturist and landscape designer and a graduate of the New York Botanical Garden’s School of Professional Horticulture. She develops