Wine & Lecture: Kate O. Sessions: It All Started in Coronado
Horticulturist and nursery owner Kate Sessions spent her entire adult life in San Diego, a single businesswoman who relished independence and shaped her own green world. Her career began in Coronado, but her name became internationally known, linked with the landscape beauty of Southern California, with Arts & Crafts landscape design and with Balboa Park, which she helped to develop and preserve. Sessions passionately promoted horticulture as an instrument of individual and community betterment, publishing hundreds of articles on plants and gardening. She encouraged landscaping with plant material appropriate to the Southern California climate and championed the use of native plants.