Conquer the Soil

Black America and the Untold Stories of Our Country's Gardeners, Farmers, and Growers
by Abra Lee

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Conquer the Soil profiles 45 hidden figures of horticulture—the Black men and women whose accomplished careers in the plant world are little known or untold. Among them are Wormley Hughes, an enslaved African-American who was head gardener at Monticello and dug Jefferson’s grave; Annie Vann Reid, an ex-teacher turned entrepreneur...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 264

Publication Date 02/02/2027

ISBN 9781643260624

Dimensions 6 inches x 8 inches