Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania – Virtual symposium on Thursday, April 21, 2022, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for ‘Ethel Day’ Symposium: Unearthed History of Black Garden Clubs in America. In this two-hour virtual symposium, we celebrate and reflect on how the work of the Negro Garden Club of Virginia, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, impacts our communities today. Learn about the influence, relevancy, and significance that African Americans have added to the gardening movement. A panel of leaders, horticulturists, historians, garden writers and advocates will speak to the contributions of Ethel Early Clark, one of four founding members of the Negro Garden Club of Virginia, and other African American gardeners who sparked the movement of establishing Black Garden Clubs throughout the United States of America. Panelists include Shaun Spencer-Hester of Anne Spencer House, Wambui Ippolito, Teresa Speight of Cottage In The Court, Abra Lee of Conquer The Soil, Lillian Harris Ransom, and Guina Hammond of PHS : Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Registration is required: