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AuthorFest for Festival of Trees
Thursday, November 29 2012, 4:00pm - 8:00pm
On Thursday, November 29, from 4:00 to 8:00, while Mass Hort will be celebrating its Festival of Trees, a special "Gifts from the Garden" vendor event will take place in the Education Building. One of the highlights of the evening will be an AuthorFest in the same building. Selected authors will be in a lecture room with space to display and discuss their books, followed by an opportunity for the audience to buy the books for gifts.   Book lovers may choose to listen to just one author or one after another.  Light refreshments will be served during the proceedings, which will follow a pre-arranged schedule:

4:00     James L. Jones. Fall and Winter Bloom in the Solar Greenhouse - Detailed information on operating a green house that is heated by the sun alone and on choosing a satisfying array of off-season bloomers that do well under its conditions.

4:45     Ellen Sousa. The Green Garden - Guide to natural-style, earth-friendly gardening in New England. Learn how to work with nature to create gardens brimming with health and sheltering birds, pollinators and other declining wildlife.

5:30     Deborah A. Locke. Mr. Bull and the Amazing Grape - The beautifully illustrated picture book is written for children ages 4 through 8 and tells the story of Ephraim Wales Bull, a hard-working farmer who resided in Concord during the 19th century.  He was "The Father of the Concord Grape", a hardy and delicious blue-black grape that won a gold medal from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in 1853.

6:15     Suzie Hearl Canale. "The Beantown Tales" - A collection of children's books which educate readers about important issues concerning the three main elements of the earth; the environment, humanitarian kindness and endangered animal preservation.  The award winning series is geared towards children from 3 to 9.

7:00     Margaret MuckenhouptBoston Gardens and Green Spaces - A portable illustrated guidebook to the best in Boston area parks and landscape architecture.



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