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Creating a Cutting Garden with Jessica Walliser


Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Register online from April 21, or call 533-6555 to speak to a member of staff.

Back by popular demand, Jessica Walliser will be with us to discuss how to create a cutting garden. Participants will be taught how to incorporate cutting flowers into their existing landscape and to tailor their choices to provide for bouquet possibilities all year round. Favorite non-traditional cutting plants will be illustrated by slides and tips for arranging your posies will be shared. Jessica is a former contributing editor for Organic Gardening magazine and a regular contributor to Fine Gardening, Urban Farm, and Hobby Farms magazines. Jessica also serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of The American Horticultural Society. She’s taught a diverse array of gardening topics for over 20 years and is a former faculty member of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. She is author of the Amazon best-seller Good Bug, Bad Bug: Who’s Who, What They Do, and How to Manage Them Organically and blogs weekly for both SavvyGarden-ing.com and HobbyFarms.com. Books will be sold and signed at the event.



Interested in learning more about cultivating your garden? You can take FREE Courses. “Start Your Own Edible Garden” and “Growing Plants for Fun or Profit“. Both are six week courses that begin May 17, June 14 and July 12. To enroll, all you need is a Hershey Public Library card beginning with 2901 and access to the Internet. Create an account if you are a first time user, and enroll to start learning. Click here for more information.

Growing Plants for Fun or Profit – free course
Start Your Own Edible Garden – free course