Tatiana Schlossberg—a former climate writer for the New York Times and the granddaughter of John F. Kennedy—was scheduled to speak today at our sold-out "Conversation About Climate" event with CNN anchor Bianna Golodryga about her new book, "Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have." As a result of the coronavirus crisis, we have postponed this event until the fall, but Tatiana surprised us this week with this gracious and hopeful short message.
Charles Birnbaum, the founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF), in Washington, DC, has been a steadfast advisor to JHC over the past ten years. Yesterday he received one of the Garden Club of America (GCA)'s greatest honors, the Historic Preservation Medal for "outstanding work in the field of preservation and/or restoration of historic gardens or buildings of national importance." Read more here.
See a few photos from past collaborations with Charles Birnbaum, TCLF, GCA and our favorite Rye garden clubs!
2011: "Bridging the Nature-Culture Divide" brought renowned landscape architects and Jay Estate stakeholders together to envision plans for restoring the Jay Estate. See photos here.
2013: How many gardeners can you fit on our veranda? Karen Kelsey Thomas and Chris Duncan hosted our first-ever Hort Lunch with Charles Birnbaum and Larry Weaner presenting.See the photos here.
2013: Charleswas a keynote speaker for "Seeds of Rye." GCA delegates had the chance to tour the overgrown gardens and learn about plans for their revival. Enjoy "Seeds of Rye" photos here.