A Plantsman in Asia

Saturday, October 17, 2009 to Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Plant House

Intro | Photographs with Text | Exhibit Photos

A photographic view of Asian peoples and their relationship with plants.

Compelling color photographs by Paul W. Meyer tell vivid stories about the importance of plants in the lives of Asian peoples. The photos were taken over a twenty year period of plant exploration expeditions in the Far East.

Paul Meyer, director of the Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia, is a leader in the field of plant exploration and evaluation. He has participated in collaborative plant exploration trips to the most remote parts of northern China  and led tours to the grand imperial gardens of Beijing and intimate scholars gardens of Suchou.

Friday November 13, 2009, 7:00 pm Paul Meyer, will present  “Garden Notes from China,”  a slide show/lecture in Stoddard Hall auditorium, as part of the  Botanic Garden's schedule of special events for Bamboo and Blossoms:  The Fall Chrysanthemum Show