Jane Pepper: “I was lucky.”

Anyone who knows anything about Pennsylvania Horticultural Society knows Jane Pepper, who raised the stature of the Philadelphia Flower Show internationally and supported the expansion of the Philadelphia Green program into a national model for urban revitalization.
Jane talked with me about her arrival at PHS in 1976 as a volunteer for the Flower Show and the role Ernesta Ballard played in encouraging her to eventually succeed her as President. She led the organization for almost three decades and retired in 2010.
If you listen closely, you may hear evidence of her Scottish heritage.

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