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This is episode 051 – Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers with Amanda Bennett.
Amanda is the Vice President of Horticulture & Collections at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
She oversees the development and enhancement of the Garden’s prestigious indoor and outdoor collections managed by 33 professional horticulturists.
Since 2005 she has participated in many of the Garden’s design and construction projects.
The Garden’s recurring art installations and special exhibits are horticulturally enhanced and as her team develops many of the Garden’s special projects.
Amanda oversees the landscape design and continued execution of the master plan for the 30-acre garden as well as the displays in the Fuqua Conservatory and Orchid Center.
Amanda is often cited in local and national publications. Featured on local and national radio & television. She also has written for publications such as The Cactus & Succulent Journal, and cited in Mother Earth News.
Amanda earned a University of Georgia bachelor’s degree in horticulture and completed an internship at Chicago Botanic Garden before joining the Atlanta Botanical Garden.