Forest Park from a Gardener’s Perspective

Starting with the glacial impact on this region’s topography, the program covers many decades from the park’s establishment, the 1904 World’s Fair, the mid 20th century decline and the current, landscape renovation efforts. The program includes archival photo’s that have been gathered from several sources.


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Jack Lane

Jack retired after 35 years with Dun and Bradstreet in 1999 and started at the Missouri Botanical Garden in 2000.  He completed MG training in 2001. He volunteers at the Kemper Center Gardens, Reception Desk, Speakers Bureau, Saint Louis County Extension Board, Saint Louis County Parks, and Saint Louis University Alumni Board and Executive Advisory Board.