Originally posted on A Wayfaring American:
Both of us had a day off from work, so M. Stewart and I decided to spend a day wandering the Atlanta Botanical Garden. M. Stewart volunteers at the ABG, and so she was able to give me the inside scoop and arrange a VIP tour of the behind-the-scenes.
Kylie took us through the permanent collection of the ABG, which is essentially a huge archive of plants.
Kylie told us of a really amazing thing that happened recently where a woman brought in a truckload of dirt after a company had torn everything up from a plot of land and all that was left was about 16 square feet of dirt. The ABG had just built these trays and so they decided to water the dirt…
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