Cultivating Place: Navigating By Plants: Uli Lorimer, Native Plant Trust

Apr 30, 2020

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Uli Lorimer is the director of Horticulture for the Native Plant Trust in Massachusetts. His work as a native plant and biodiversity advocate is informed by years of work in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Native Flora Garden, in the woodland garden at Wave Hill in the Bronx and even earlier at the US Botanic Garden. 

 

Uli and I met just after we recorded this conversation during the annual conference of the Ecological Landscape Alliance in Amherst Mass where I was the keynote speaker, and now these long weeks later Uli reports that the pandemic has not only brought people to gardening, but to an increased interest in native plants, the climate, and an understanding that among what we deem essential at this time – biodiversity and a wholistic resilience are key. 

 

 

Credit Uli Lorimer

His is a garden life journey in which he navigates with plants as his landmarks and it is earth day every day - He joins Cultivating Place this week to share more. Listen In!

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