About the Speaker
Renowned horticulturist and avid gardener Sara Van Beck is widely regarded as one of America’s foremost daffodil authorities. She is chair of the Historics Committee of the American Daffodil Society (ADS), established their Display Garden Program, and also serves on the Acquisitions Committee of the Cherokee Garden Library, Atlanta History Center.
Van Beck worked as a museum curator with the National Park Service and is the former president of the Georgia Daffodil Society. An avid writer, Van Beck’s Daffodils in American Gardens, 1733–1940 is considered the premier work on the history and cultivation of Narcissus.