Spring 2018

March 12 — Farmington Garden Club and Farmington Library, Connecticut

March 13  — New London Garden Club, New Hampshire

March 14 — AM: Weeders and Diggers Garden Club, Montreal, Canada

March 14 — PM: Beaconsfield Garden Club, Montreal, Canada

March 15 — The Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island

March 17 — Hamilton College, New York

March 18 — Lexington Community Education, Lexington, Massachusetts

March 19 — Baldwin Library Speakers Series, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

March 20 — Houston Museum of Natural Science. Design lecture: “Designing Natural Gardens for Children—Inspired by the Hundred Acre Wood.”

March 21 — The Garden Club of Houston, Texas

I will be available to sign books at all talks.


Recent Events


Sept 20 — Garden Club of Mountain Lakes, Rockaway River Country Club, New Jersey

Sept 21 — Bethlehem Garden Club, Pennsylvania

Sept 26 — Burlington Garden Club, Vermont

Sept 28 — Yale Peabody Museum, Ostrom Program Series, Connecticut

Oct 7 — Williamsburg Book Festival, Virginia

Oct 10 — Garden Club of Macon, Georgia

Oct 11 — Findlay University, Findlay, Ohio

Oct 12 — Mazza Museum, Findlay, Ohio

Oct 13 — Lexington Council of Garden Clubs & the University of Kentucky Extension Master Gardeners Association, Fayette County Extension Office.  Lecture & design: “Designing Natural Gardens for Children—Inspired by the Hundred Acre Wood.”

Oct 16 — University of Tennessee Arboretum Society

Oct 17 — University of Tennessee Arboretum Lecture Series

Oct 18 — Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee

June 16-18 — Winchester Writers’ Festival, Winchester, UK.  Teaching “The Art of Narrative Nonfiction” and “Writing a Winning Proposal”

June 22 — Cincinnati Museum Center, Insights Lecture Series, Lloyd Library & Museum, Ohio

June 23 — Carmel Clay Public Library, Carmel Clay, Indiana

June 24 — Kingwood Center Gardens, Mansfield, Ohio

June 25-30 — Environmental Literature Institute, Phillips Exeter Academy, New Hampshire (Attending)

August 12-18 — Swanwick Writers’ Summer SchoolTeaching “Research for Writers.”


Aug 06-12 — Swanwick Writers’ School, Derbyshire, UK

Sep 07 — Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA

Sep 07 — Rakestraw Books, Danville, CA

Sep 08 — Modesto Garden Club, Modesto, CA

Sep 09 — Laguna Beach Garden Club, Laguna Beach, CA

Sep 10 — Ramona Garden Club and Ramona Library, CA

Sep 10 — Mission Hills Garden Club, San Diego, CA

Sep 11 — Vromen’s Bookstore, Pasadena, CA

Sep 12 — University of Redlands, Esri Auditorium, Redlands, CA

Sep 14 — Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Sep 15 — Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

Sep 16 — The Gardens at Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Sep 18 — State Arboretum of Virginia, Blandy, VA

Oct 01 — Ashdown Forest, East Sussex, UK

Oct 13 — St. John’s Outdoor University, Collegeville, MN

Oct 14 — Twin Cities Book Festival, Minneapolis, MN

Oct 15 — Twin Cities Book Festival, Minneapolis, MN

Oct 16 — Pratt Library & Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore, MD

Oct 17 — Georgia Center for the Book, Atlanta, GA

Oct 18 — Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA

Oct 19 — State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens, GA

Oct 20 — The Taft School, Watertown, CT

Oct 21 — Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

Oct 27 — Mary C. O’Keefe Arts and Cultural Center, Oceanside, MS

Oct 28 — Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge, LA

Oct 29 — Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge, LA

Oct 30 — LSU Hilltop Arboretum and Baton Rouge Herb Society, Baton Rouge, LA

Nov 01 — Garden District Bookshop, New Orleans, LA

Feb 17, 2017 — Fort Worth Garden Club, Fort Worth, TX

Even Further Back

A Spring Schedule 2016_01_28

2015_10_06 Final Fall Tour Schedule


The New York Public Library, New York, NY
United States Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C.
Hillwood Estate and Gardens, Washington, DC
National Press Club Book Fair, Politics & Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C.
New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, VA
Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum, Boston, MA
Berkshire Botanical Garden, Stockbridge, MA
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Bolyston, MA
Harvard Bookstore, Boston, MA
Titcomb’s Bookstore, Sandwich, MA
Water Street Bookstore, Exeter, NH
WORD, Jersey City, NJ
Hunterdon Library/The Book Garden, Frenchtown, NJ
Spotty Dog Books and Ale, Hudson, NY
Bookworm/Bernardsville Public Library, NY
Doylestown Bookshop, Doylestown, PA
The Union League, Philadelphia, PA
The Acorn Club, Philadelphia, PA
Westport Library, Westport, CT
Mark Twain House, Hartford, CT
Flyleaf Books, Chapel Hill, NC
Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC
McIntyre’s, Pittsboro, NC
Virginia Festival of the Book, Charlottesville, VA
The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
The Newberry Library Chicago, IL
Bartholomew County Library, Columbus, IN
Hudson Library and Historical Society, Hudson, OH
The Town Club, Pasadena, CA
Laguna Beach Garden Club, CA
Village Books, Bellingham, WA
Monroe Public Library, Monroe, WA
Third Place Books, Seattle, WA
Inland Empire Gardening Club, Spokane, WA
Everett Community College, Everett, WA
Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, WA
Toby’s Garden Festival, Powerderham Castle, Devon, UK
Penzance Literary Festival, UK
The Gilbert White House, Selbourne, Hampshire, UK
Swanwick Writers’ Summer School, Derbyshire, UK
Ashdown Forest Centre, Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
The Garden Museum’s Literary Festival, Hatfield House, UK
East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Axminster, UK
Devon Wildlife Trust Wildlife Ambassadors Conference, Exeter UK
Exeter College, Exeter, UK
The Exeter School, Exeter, UK
The Maynard School, Exeter, UK
Sherborne Library, Sherborne, UK