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2023 Spencer Lecture

New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden
Featuring author and horticulturist Kelly D. Norris

Thursday, March 16, 2023 | 5:30 pm 7:00 pm

2023 Spencer Lecture

Modern plantsman, designer, and award-winning author, Kelly is considered a leading horticulturist of his generation. His work in gardens has been featured in The New York Times, Organic Gardening, Better Homes and Gardens, Martha Stewart Living, Fine Gardening, and Garden Design. His passion for planting at the intersections of horticulture and ecology has culminated in a new book New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home Garden, which debuted in 2021 from Cool Springs Press. 

Kelly will share how he applies his passion for plants and planting to home gardens, providing practical, accessible, and inspiring ideas for landscapes on the wild side.

Reception: 5:30 p.m. | Auditorium
Talk: 6 p.m. | Linn-Henley Lecture Hall

Free Admission

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