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See the garden in a whole new way! Author event with Suzanne Staubach
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Book launch event for A Garden Miscellany. Suzanne Staubach writes, pots, and gardens in northeast Connecticut. After a long career in independent bookselling, she now writes and speaks about garden and ceramic history, and sells her handmade pottery nationwide. She is the author of three previous books.
Gardens across the globe come in many sizes and styles, but they share a remarkable number of similar components. Suzanne Staubach revels in this connection in A Garden Miscellany. In short essays meant to be dipped in and out of, Staubach shares the history, evolution, and contemporary use of all the parts and pieces that make up a home garden—from borders, compost bins, and decks to pergolas, roof gardens, statues, and troughs. You’ll learn that fairy gardens have their roots in the Tang dynasty, the difference between an arbor and a pergola, how geometry plays a role in garden design, what a ha-ha is, and much more. Featuring bold and whimsical illustrations by Julia Yellow and filled with interesting facts and anecdotes, A Garden Miscellany is a must-have for gardeners, plant lovers, and the naturally curious everywhere.
Sponsored by the Avon Library, Garden Club of Avon, and West Avon Garden Club
Books will be for sale, $24, cash or check payable to “Avon Library”
- Community Room 2 (divided room)
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
Wednesday, February 26 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 27 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm