GARDENING WITH CONFIDENCE
PLANS TO ATTEND
Saturday, March 7 from 10 am to 1:30 pm
Garden Writers Symposium & Book Signing
Meet local authors – Pam Beck, Roy Dicks, Peter Loewer, Pam Baggett, and Bobby Ward
Lectures every half hour. Book sales and autographs, good food, fun. Free, but registration is required.
The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Road, Fuquay-Varina. (919) 552-0590, www.NelsasGardenHut.com
10 a.m. Rhapsody in Green: The Garden Wit and Wisdom of Beverley Nichols
Roy Dicks will read from his newest book and share biographical information on British writer Beverley Nichols.
10:45 a.m. Bobby J. Ward, author of The Plant Hunter’s Garden and A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden Plants in Myth and Literature
11:30 a.m. Change How You Garden
Correct plant choices, rain catchment, soil amendment, decreasing turfgrass, and more sustainable gardening ideas from garden writer, lecturer and photographer Pam Beck, author of Best Garden Plants for North Carolina.
12:15 Container Gardening and Native Plants
Peter Loewer is a longstanding writer and botanical artist for many gardening and natural history books. His book The Wild Gardener was chosen as one of the best 75 gardening books of the 20th century by the American Horticultural Society.
1:00 p.m. Pam Baggett, author of Tropicalismo!
Crazy for color? Gone bonkers over big leaves? The exotic colors and flagrant textures of tropical plants are just what you need.
Spring Open House
Saturday, March 6 10 AM – 4 PM
6404 Amed Road
Bahama, NC 27503
Plant Delights Nursery Open House
Friday and Saturday, March 6-7 8 AM – 5 PM
9241 Sauls Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
CHAPEL HILL, NC
Spring Open House at Camellia Forest Nursery
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