Helen Dillon: 70 Years of Gardening (with an Informal Tea and Book Signing)

WHEN: Monday, September 19, 2011 at 10:30AM - 1:00PM
WHERE: Mansion Living Room and Dining Room

*SOLD OUT

Revered worldwide as one of the most skilled and perceptive gardeners of our time, Helen Dillon is a gardener, garden writer, and world traveler based in Dublin, Ireland. Helen has led or taken part in extensive plant expeditions to such places as Nepal, Patagonia, New Zealand, South Africa, and China. In 1999 she was awarded the Gold Veitch Memorial Medal of the Royal Horticultural Society in England. Click here to learn more about Helen Dillon.


Much sought after as an author, broadcaster, and garden consultant, Helen is making a special one-stop trip from Ireland to Blithewold. Do not miss this rare opportunity to learn from one of the gardening greats! Tea and refreshments will be served, and signed copies of Helen’s books will be available for purchase.

Monday, September 19 : : 10:30 am – 1 pm
Location: Mansion Living Room and Dining Room
Fee: $30, Members $20
(Advance registration is required.)


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