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5/5/2017 - How to Garden Successfully in Low Light (Really!) on May 5, 2017

The May 5th meeting of the Southbury Garden Club gardening writer and designer Amy Zimmer will present a program entitled “How to Garden Successfully in Low Light (Really!),” which focuses on what makes some shade plants better performers than others.

This program was the basis for Amy's recent book, “The Shady Lady's Guide to Northeast Shade Gardening”. Since the early 1990s, Amy has been experimenting to find the best shade-adapted perennials for the northeast. She will also present a clear approach to designing your shade garden for the best chance of long-term success.

Amy has been helping clients create beautiful residential gardens since 1998. She is a former staff editor at “Fine Gardening” magazine and a Master Gardener. Her freelance work as a garden writer and photographer has appeared in “Reader's Digest” books, magazines such as “Yankee”, “Fine Gardening” and “Horticulture”, as well as in her own books and publications. She frequently lectures and teaches about gardening across the northeast.

The hour long program will begin at 1:00 p.m. Interested local residents are welcome. The program is free and open to the public.


Event: How to Garden Successfully in Low Light (Really!)
Event Date: 5/5/2017
Event Time: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: Southbury Garden Club | Cheryl Smith at 781-789-1653
Event Location: Southbury Public Library, 100 Poverty Rd, Southbury, CT