The Mizzou Botanic Garden welcomes
as part of the Jacqueline K. Jones' Lectureship Series
Join us April 13 and 14 as we celebrate Mizzou's 175 anniversary by hosting nationally-known TV host, author, gardening & lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith. Topics to be discussed include Mizzou's links with Thomas Jefferson, the gardens at Monticello, urban agriculture and using local food.
All events listed below are free and open to the public!
Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743, at the family home in Shadwell, Goochland County, Virginia. The Jefferson monument is the first tombstone placed at the Monticello grave of Thomas Jefferson.
P. Allen Smith, award-winning food, lifestyle and garden expert and host of two public television programs, enjoys the study of horticulture and landscape design history. Thomas Jefferson’s association with horticulture and gardening is of particular interest with Mr. Smith. Learn more about P. Allen Smith at http://www.pallensmith.com.
Books will be available for purchase from the Mizzou Botanic Garden at the event.
An honorary planting will take place with P. Allen Smith.
A "Local Food Chat" with P. Allen Smith.