Discover Chanticleer Garden during a talk at Tower Hill
All are welcome to a talk and book signing with R. William Thomas, the executive director of the Chanticleer Foundation, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at Tower Hill Botanic Garden. Thomas will be presenting “The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer.” Chanticleer Garden is an estate and botanical garden located in Wayne, Penn. To visit Chanticleer – one of the foremost public gardens in the world – is to step into a world of beauty and creativity that few other gardens can match. Chanticleer isn’t just a place to marvel at, it also offers practical lessons for re-creating some of the garden’s most spectacular effects in your own landscape. To register for this event – Tower Hill members are $15, and non-members are $25 – please visit towerhillbg.org or call 508-869-6111.
Other upcoming speakers at Tower Hill include:
– Doug Tallamy, author of “The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden,” who will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Tallamy will discuss the important ecological roles of plants in landscapes, and emphasize the ecological, educational, physical, and emotional benefits of designing landscapes with these roles in mind. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members.
– Plantsman and blogger Matt Mattus will present “The Art of Raising Fancy Exhibition Chrysanthemums” on Sunday, Nov. 1, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. The cost is included with regular admission.
– Author Susan McDaniel Ceccacci will present “At the City’s Green Edge: A Planned Landscape for Turn-of-the-20th Century Worcester” on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m. The cost is included with regular admission.