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10th Anniversary for
“A Writer’s Garden”
Literary Symposium and Luncheon

“Women in the Garden”
 
 
The Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces “Women in the Garden” - the Tenth Anniversary of “A Writer’s Garden” Literary Symposium and Luncheon.  This event will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm at the Arboretum’s Rosine Hall. The event is open to the public.
 
Alyce Heinrich is the Chair and Dorothea Meltzer is Co-Chair.  Honorary Chair this year is Phyllis McCasland.
 
Stories about the growing interest in gardening from the beginning of the American Garden Movement at the end of the 19th century to today’s environmentally sensitive landscapes will be presented in “Women in the Garden” by the following authors:
 
Virginia Grace Tuttle, retired Associate Curator of Old Master Prints at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC , and Garden History writer whose publications include Gardens on Paper, Prints and Drawings 1200 to 1900, The Once and Future Gardener, and Garden Writings from the Golden Age of Magazines.
 
Susan Haltom is co-author of the award-winning book One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place, now in its second printing. Since 1994, she has also served as the Director of the restoration of the 20th century garden of the Eudora Welty House and Garden, a National Historic Landmark property owned by the State of Mississippi.
 
Jan Johnsen is a Principal in the design/build firm, Johnsen Landscapes and Pools in Westchester County, NY, an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, and an award-winning instructor at the New York Botanical Garden.  Jan has a popular garden blog - Serenity in the Garden.  She will be discussing her book, Heaven is a Garden. 
 
A “Meet & Greet the Authors” Patron Party for Sponsors, Patrons and Underwriters is planned for Monday evening, November 7, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at a private residence.




 
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