Author Archives: Lindsey Kerr

Second year Fellow board experience

Every year, second year Fellows in the Longwood Graduate Program are appointed as non-voting members to local non-profit boards. This year, I am excited to serve on the board of Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids.   Healthy Foods for Healthy … Continue reading

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2014 Symposium Speakers Highlight

The winter of 2014 has been hard here in Delaware. We’ve had over a foot of snow at times. Classes at the University have been cancelled more than once. Nevertheless, the Longwood Graduate Program is hard at work preparing for … Continue reading

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NAX addendum

Top 10 things that did not make it in our garden visit blog posts: 10. The North End, Boston. The Fellows and Ed headed into Boston on Wednesday evening for dinner in the old Italian section of the city. It … Continue reading

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A visit to Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Photographs by Laurie Metzger As 9am rolled around on Wednesday, we piled into the van for our third garden visit. Driving away from the morning commuters, we saw city sprawl dwindle to small neighborhoods, neighborhoods become single houses, and finally … Continue reading

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Iguaçu Falls

After our late arrival in Foz do Iguaçu last night, we indulge by sleeping in until 8am.  After a quick breakfast at the hotel buffet, we are in the van at 8:30 with our local guide, Vera.  Vera is from … Continue reading

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Rio and Sitio Roberto Burle Marx

Photography by: Longwood Graduate Fellows 9am sharp and we are out the door with our guide Gerardo. Our destination today is the Sitio Roberto Burle Marx, but first Gerardo is taking us on a whirlwind tour of the city of … Continue reading

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Strange things happen in the Amazon

Photography: Longwood Graduate Fellows The sound of knocking on our door wakes us up at 5:30. It’s piranha fishing day and we need to be ready to leave in a few minutes.  In our groggy state, we throw on clothes, … Continue reading

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Mt. Cuba Center

August 17, 2012 – Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE (written by Lindsey K. Kerr, photographs by Chunying Ling) Bright and early, the First Year Fellows and Dr. Lyons left Townsend Hall for Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware. Mt. Cuba … Continue reading

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