Tovah Martin’s Book Review

What a headline!  At long last, my book has arrived and Tovah Martin has written the most marvelous review in the Litchfield County Times September 2012 monthy insert.  Please check the full text in the other articles section of beta.brushhillgardens.com.  And beautiful pictures of my own garden in it too.  Thrilled indeed!

Talk at The Berkshire Botanical Garden

I was delighted to be asked to speak about my book, Rosemary Verey:  The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener, at The Berkshire Botanical Garden in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.  It was an evening event and I was honored to be introduced by the Director, Molly Boxer, and engage with an attentive audience.  Jo Dare and …

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Sharon Book Event at Hotchkiss Library and Bryn Mawr Garden Event

Saturday, August 4 — Here I am with the Bryn Mawr team who organized a lovely day at Brush Hill for about 60 Bryn Mawr alumnae and their friends and guests.  Note the sign Charlie instantly painted above welcoming everyone — with a special pun and nod to the Bryn Mawr owl.   Whooray!    Although …

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Skye’s Garden on Tour

The Washington Garden Club of Connecticut chose Skye’s garden to be on the Pick of the Crop tour of six gardens.  On Saturday, July 21, a beautifully clear, sunny day, about 200 people came through to have Skye give them a tour of her garden that she designed when she was 6, explaining that she …

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Garden Conservancy Event at the Crowe’s Garden

Here I am speaking about my book in the beautiful gardens of Jack and Peggy Crowe in Lake Forest, Illinois, just north of Chicago, at a Garden Conservancy event this past Sunday, July 15.  It was very special talking about Rosemary Verey in the heart of the stunning gardens she designed for and with the …

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Book Event in Chicago at the Crowe Garden, Lake Forest

I will be in Chicago Sunday afternoon speaking about my book at the gardens of Jack and Peggy Crowe for a Garden Conservancy event.  Hoping for a lovely day.  Here is the book jacket with all the wonderful comments by those who have read the book and written for the cover.

Skye’s Garden is on Tour in July

The Rhubarb is always prolific and now we await the heat and irrigation to start producing warm weather lovers, like tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and zucchini.  Skye is nine now and says she has been gardening for five years.

Happy Fourth of July

Nice to have the cool Woodland with its Waterworks to work in during the recent heat spell.  But for the Fourth, despite the threat of thunder storms, the weather cooperated and the fireworks at Lake Waramaug were marvelous!  And the storm did drop about 1/2 an inch of water on our very thirsty garden.  Quite …

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June roses

A beautiful June day to see Brush Hill — the roses have never been more profuse! 

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New Talk Scheduled in Stamford for June 14

I will also be talking about my book Rosemary Verey:The Life and Lessons of a Legendary Gardener, for the Merritt Parkway Conservancy at the Bartlett Arboretum,  Stamford Ct at 9 AM on June 14th.