Start Date: 6/15/2012
End Date: 6/15/2012
Event Times: 2:30 pm
Contact InfoPhone: 262-521-5200
'Putting Down Roots: Gardening Insights from Wisconsin's Early Settlers' Book Talk at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books
Culture and history can be passed from one generation to the next through the food we eat, the vegetables and fruits we plant and harvest, and the fragrant flowers and herbs that enliven our gardens. Putting Down Roots: Gardening Insights from Wisconsin's Early Settlers
from the Wisconsin Historical Society Press reveals how the plants our ancestors grew tell stories about their way of life.
Author Marcia Carmichael will be giving a presentation on "Putting Down Roots" at the Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books in Waukesha. a book signing will follow.
Marcia Carmichael is the historical gardener at the 576-acre Old World Wisconsin, the largest of the Wisconsin Historical Society's outdoor living history museums, where she exercises her passion for historical accuracy and enjoys the research as much as the design, creation and nurturing of the museum's heritage gardens.
: Free and open to the public
: University of Wisconsin-Waukesha
: 1500 N University Dr
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