19th Annual Winter Lecture Series:
The Education of a Gardener

Featuring Martha Stewart, Jinny Blom, and Margaret Roach

Three Thursdays: January 31, February 28, & March 28,
10–11:30 a.m. 
 
Ross Hall, New York Botanical Garden
 
There are many points of entry into the gardening life. For some it begins in childhood; some come to it through other disciplines. Three distinguished and passionate practitioners share their philosophies, their stories, and the lessons they have learned along the way. 
 
CEUs: Each lecture is approved for two credit hour by:  APLD & LACES 
 
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January
There are many points of entry into the gardening life. For some it begins in childhood; some come to it through other disciplines. Three distinguished and passionate practitioners share their philosophies, their stories, and the lessons they have learned along more...
01/31 Th 10:00am-11:30am Stewart
Blom
Roach
NYBG
" I think I may be a better person for having given serious time and thought and effort to gardening."

Martha Stewart's lifelong love of gardening began as she planted alongside her father in their backyard family plots. Those early more...
01/31 Th 10:00am-11:30am Stewart
NYBG
February
" The landscapes we make outlast us by many years therefore they must be dignified with thought and love."

Self-taught, and with a lifelong interest in natural landscapes, gardens, and architecture, Jinny Blom launched her landscape design practice in more...
02/28 Th 10:00am-11:30am Blom
NYBG
March
"I garden because I cannot help myself."

Called back to her childhood home at age 25 to care for an ailing widowed parent, Margaret Roach sought refuge in self-prescribed backyard horticultural-therapy experiments. Thirty years ago she dug up her young more...
03/28 Th 10:00am-11:30am Roach
NYBG