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Jasmine Leonas

Social Media Specialist

Location icon United States

Hello! I'm a Denver-based writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in public relations, marketing content creation, and social media management.

Some of my recent work is below.

Trust Us: Orchids Aren't that Hard to Grow

Inspired by In the Tropics: The Orchid Show and want to grow your own orchids? We'll help you choose which ones are right for you.To get started, drop by the Orchid Show, which runs until March 24, and note the ones that catch your eye.

My Chicago Botanic Garden
A Garden Fit for Royalty

Can't make the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Visit the Helen and Richard Thomas English Walled Garden instead. If you're in Chicago this weekend, that means-like most of us-you didn't get an invite to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, a graduate of Northwestern University.

My Chicago Botanic Garden
Pair your fall food with beer

Fall brings new foods and flavors, and there are many beers that pair perfectly with the apples, gourds, and Thanksgiving classics you'll be enjoying this season. There are two spots in the Chicago Botanic Garden where beer is served: the Garden View Café and the Rose Terrace Beer Garden.

My Chicago Botanic Garden
Cultivating Nostalgia

The Garden's head of urban agriculture took a trip to Cuba and reminded me of my culture's resiliency and connection to gardening. How do you farm when you have little to no resources? Cubans "inventan del aire." Literally meaning "inventing from air," this is the philosophy that is required to get by in Cuba.

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