In this conversation, we explore the world of plant science with Kim Shearer, MS, the Director of Collections and Curator at The Morton Arboretum. With the central goal of creating a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world, Kim and her team are making strides in plant breeding and genetics by cultivating plants with broad adaptability, disease resistance, and pest resistance…

Join us now to learn about: 

  • What it’s like working with plants in a scientific setting. 
  • How horticulturists keep track of the various plants in their care.
  • The most surprising thing about plants in controlled environments. 
  • How new plants are imported into Arboretums.

Whether you are a gardening junkie or a curious novice, this episode is sure to inspire and educate you about the fascinating work happening at The Morton Arboretum!

Click here to learn more about Kim and her work with The Morton Arboretum.

Episode also available on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3bO8R6q

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