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Verdant Views: Lavender – Culture and Cultivation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Event

Learn about the diverse cultural uses of lavender and the history of lavender cultivation in this installment of Verdant Views. Host Kevin Moss will be joined by Nola Rettenmaier and Jakara Zellner, student Garden Ambassadors in the Botanic Gardens’ Learning by Leading program, who will discuss this fabled and well-loved herb from multiple angles. The presentation will cover lavender symbolism and cultural significance, perceived medicinal and antimicrobial properties, common cultivars, and an overview of lavender craft and culinary uses you can explore at home.

This live webinar is free but pre-registration is required. Please register through the following link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6KaTiIniRXeal_Kc3LU1Iw

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Participants have the opportunity to pose questions. Please note: this webinar will NOT be recorded.

Verdant Views is an ongoing web series hosted by Kevin Moss of Cornell Botanic Gardens. Each episode focuses on a different topic related to plants, gardens, conservation, sustainability, and the vital connections between plants and peoples around the world.

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Event Type

Webinar

Departments

Cornell Botanic Gardens

University Themes

Public Engagement

Tags

botanic_gardens_featured

Website

https://cornellbotanicgardens.org/

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

km274@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Kevin Moss

Contact Phone

254-7430

Dept. Web Site

https://cornellbotanicgardens.org/

Open To

All

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