Horticourt Stories: Mrs. “Dodo” Hamilton


Frequent Show-goers likely recognize the name Mrs. Samuel M.V. Hamilton. If you’ve spent time in the Show’s Horticourt section, you’ve seen this name listed beside beautiful plants and equally beautiful blue ribbons. In this video, Mrs. Hamilton—who friends call Dodo—explains why she comes back to the Show year after year. She also describes how her passion for horticulture was inspired by former PHS presidents Ernesta Ballard and Jane Pepper.

For past installments of Horticourt Stories, click here.

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