Ashley is an event and floral designer. She started The Ashley Palmer Project in 2016 to connect city dwellers to nature through art and design. Ashley spent ten years as an accessories and concept designer for various fashion brands before parlaying these skills into designing with plants. She studied Horticultural Therapy at The New York Botanical Garden where she learned to create garden programs for people with PTSD and anxiety disorders. Ashley aims to push the boundaries of incorporating plants into cities to make them more livable and improve the overall wellbeing of city residents.