Look! Sharon Lovejoy is Coming to Town …

Posted on March 21, 2011


  For young folks and their young-at-heart parents, grandparents and friends, writer and illustrator Sharon Lovejoy is coming to town to sow some ideas for you to grow in your garden. She’ll  speak at the Founders’ Lecture Series, sponsored by the Friends of the Arboretum,  on Thursday evening March 24 at 7 o’clock.  Find out how to create magic in your garden.  With just a glance at her book titles, you’ll have a quick snapshot of Lovejoy’s wonderful whimsical style and well-rooted approach:

Sunflower Houses : Inspiration from the Garden – A Book for Children and Their Grown-Ups

Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars: Grandma’s Bag of Tricks

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children

Country Living Gardener A Blessing of Toads: A Gardener’s Guide to Living with Nature

Trowel and Error: Over 700 Tips, Remedies and Shortcuts for the Gardener

Hollyhock Days : Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart

Dig deeper, and you’ll find a wealth of information at Lovejoy’s Web-site and blogs *click here*, including a chance to join a “grimy hands” club on her blog.   The presentation is at 7 pm March 24 in the University of Kentucky’s  Gluck Equine Research Center, 1400 Nicholasville Road.  Cost is $5, and free to Friends of the Arboretum and students with a valid ID.  Questions?  Contact The Arboretum 859.257.6955

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