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Start Date: 10/20/2012
End Date: 10/20/2012
Event Times: 9:30 am

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Phone: 715-839-5004

'Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening' at the Chippewa Valley Book Festival

In "Vintage Wisconsin Gardens: A History of Home Gardening," author Lee Somerville introduces readers to the region's ornamental gardens of the 19th and early 20th centuries, showcasing the "vernacular" gardens created by landscaping enthusiasts for their own use and pleasure.

Somerville will take part in the Chippewa Valley Book Festival, giving a presentation on 'Vintage Wisconsin Gardens.' A book signing will follow.

Somerville is a landscape historian and master gardener. Originally from Liverpool, England, her home for the past 35 years has been northeastern Wisconsin.

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public

Venue: L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library

Address: 400 Eau Claire St

City: Eau Claire

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