Lecture series features three celebrity authors
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Lecture series features three celebrity authors

January 2, 2012
Author, Photographer, Painter and Keynote Speaker: ELIZABETH MURRAY
Author, Photographer, Painter and Keynote Speaker: ELIZABETH MURRAY
Award-winning author of five books: AMY STEWART
Award-winning author of five books: AMY STEWART
Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture: CLARE COOPER MARCUS
Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture: CLARE COOPER MARCUS
Gardens at Heather Farm is the home for acres of beautiful gardens and exceptional educational programs for all ages. 2012 Speaker series is one such program designed to educate and inspire our community about sustainable gardening practices and environmental stewardship that preserve our natural resources and habitats. "This is our first time doing it and we are hoping to make it an annual thing," said Garden Manager, Patrice Hanlon.

Speaker Elizabeth Murray's passion for nature inspired her dedication to diverse projects around the world—from Monet’s Garden’s in Giverny, France to remote African villages and the Amazon rain forest. Another award-winning author Amy Stewart has written five books on the perils and pleasures of the natural world, including three New York Times bestsellers, Wicked Bugs, Wicked Plants and Flower Confidential. Speaker Clare Cooper Marcus will present Healing Gardens: How the design of green space in healthcare is restorative to the human spirit. To reserve tickets call (925) 947-1678 or send an email to reservations@gardenshf.org.

ELIZABETH MURRAY
Thursday, January 26

AMY STEWART
Thursday, February 23

CLARE COOPER MARCUS
Thursday, March 22

7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr., Walnut Creek
(925) 947-1678
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