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Hollister House Garden Study Weekend VIII Symposium – A Passion for Plants

The Heritage Hotel 552 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT, United States

This year's Hollister House's eighth Study Weekend Symposium is titled A Passion for Plants.  It will be held at The Heritage Hotel, Southbury, CT. on Saturday September 8 starting with breakfast and several speakers.  Lunch is included.  After the program, there will be a very special plant sale at Hollister House Garden.  I will be ...

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Ladew Topiary Garden Lecture Series

Ladew Topiary Gardens 3535 Jarrettsvile Pike, Monkton, MD, United States

I will be speaking about my book at Ladew Topiary Gardens on Thursday, September 27th at 10:30 that morning.  I have spoken for them before and it is always a pleasure to return to Maryland to have a chance to visit this extraordinary garden.  My book will be offered for sale.

Rocky Hills Environmental Lecture Series

Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College 75 Grassland Rd., Valhalla, NY, United States

Having known the late, great, Henriette Suhr and her marvelous garden creation at Rocky Hills, I am honored to be speaking at a Rocky Hill Environmental Lecture established in her honor and memory.  The event will be held on Thursday, October 25th at 7:00 PM and is jointly sponsored by The Garden Conservancy and The ...

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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

Tower Hill Botanical Garden 11 French Drive, Boylston, MA, United States

I look forward to returning to Tower Hill Botanic Garden to give a talk about my new talk, especially as one of my heroes in the book, Darrell Probst began his early horticultural career there. My talk is on Sunday November 11 beginning at 1:00 PM and I will also be signing books that will ...

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Birmingham Botanical Garden

Birmingham Botanical Garden 2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL, United States

I am excited and honored to be asked to speak for the Birmingham Botanical Garden on March 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM.  Never having been to Alabama before, I so look forward to visiting the Birmingham Botanical Garden and seeing something of that fine City.  Leaving the dark days of March in the Northeast, during ...

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Elizabeth Park Conservancy

Elizabeth Park 1555 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT, United States

I look forward to returning the the Elizabeth Park Conservancy in West Hartford to talk about my book as part of their 2019 Lecture Series.  Elizabeth Park covers over 100 acres and is on the Registry of National Historic Places.  My talk will take place at the Pond House in Elizabeth Park from 11 AM ...

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The Knollwood Garden Club

Greenwich Botanical Center 130 Bible St., Cos Cob, CT, United States

The Knollwood Garden Club will be hosting a meeting of their members and guests to hear my talk about Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed The Landscape on the morning of Thursday, April 11.  The meeting begins at 11:00 AM and will be held at the Greenwich Botanical Center which is in the Montgomery Pinetum ...

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Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

Bridgehampton Inn 2266 Main St./Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

I have been asked to return to speak for the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons again but this time about my new book, Heroes of Horticulture.  It will be held at the Bridgehampton Inn on April 14 with the talk to begin at 2 PM followed by a question and answer session, book signing and ...

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Hotchkiss Library of Sharon — April 28, 2019

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon 10 Upper Main Street, Sharon, CT, United States

I will be giving a book talk at the Hotchkiss Library of Sharon on Sunday afternoon, April 28th at 4:00 PM.  To register without charge, please call the Library at 860 364 5041.  The talk was originally scheduled for  March 3 but was cancelled at the last moment because of a heavy snowstorm that day.  ...

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