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Winter Gardens Book Club (Members Only)

December 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm

One event on March 8, 2022 at 2:00 pm

Tuesdays, December 7, January 11, February 8, March 8

Now that the garden is put to bed, it’s a great time to read those books you’ve been meaning to get to all season long. Join the conversation as we discuss four acclaimed books featuring plants at their core. This year, to be sure everyone can participate, we will be conducting these conversations via Zoom. Just sign up, read the selection, and then join the group by logging into the Zoom discussion that day.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Life in the Garden by Penelope Lively

Booker Prize winning author Penelope Lively writes her memoir about life in the garden. From her childhood in Egypt to her own gardens in England to her summers in Maine, writing and gardens have been her constant. Time and memory are Lively’s themes, and she writes with enduring relevance.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
The Age of Wood by Roland Enos

In this brilliant blend of history and science, Enos traces human success through our ability to harness the energy of wood. A sweeping journey of human history that includes our latest chapter when energy from timber was replaced with fossil fuels, this book offers food for thought for those concerned with nature and the environment.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022
The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

In post-war Malaysia, Japanese war camp survivor Yun Ling Teoh discovers a Japanese garden in the highlands of a tea plantation. Despite her hatred of the Japanese, Yun Ling is drawn to the garden’s creator, the exiled former gardener to the emperor of Japan. Mysteries abound as the unlikely mentorship begins.

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Uprooted: A Gardener’s Reflections on Beginning Again by Page Dickey

Celebrated garden writer and gardener Page Dickey writes about leaving her home and garden of thirty-four years and starting again. She surprises herself as she realizes the joy of working in a larger, but wilder, space. Written with characteristic grace and humor, Uprooted is about transitions and the new joys they can bring.

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Date:
December 7
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$25
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Venue

Online

Instructor

Vanessa Nesvig