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April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Canceled: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers

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This program has been canceled as of 3/28/24.

Learn why flowers look and behave the way they do, why certain plants are placed in certain families, how flowers attract pollinators, and how pollination works. Teri Dunn Chase regales with amazing and entertaining stories from the era of plant hunters. Savor breathtaking photographs by Robert Llewellyn as Teri explains his “image-stacking” technique.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Sunday, April 28, 2024.

About the Instructor:
Teri has over 35 books in publication. She has also written and edited for major consumer gardening and outdoor-living publications including Horticulture, North American Gardener, Backyard Living, and Birds and Blooms. Presently, Teri is the garden-and-nature columnist for the award-winning “Bottom Line Personal” newsletter. With a broad range of expertise and interests, Teri has a taste for exploration and a talent for bringing back stories and information that resonate with insight and wonder – whether she’s examining flowers, pie, or small-town life. A short reception and book signing will follow in the conservatory. Books will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own copy.

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