Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

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"Pens, Plants, Weeds, and Words: The Thrills and Chills of Writing a Garden Book"
Pam Baggett and Roy Dicks, Authors

  • Wednesday, October 15, 2008 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Spend an entertaining evening with two Timber Press authors – Roy Dicks and Pam Baggett – as they discuss the exhilarating process of writing garden books, as well as the paths their books have taken on their way to publication. Your questions about writing and publishing (or the subjects of the books themselves) are welcome.

Pam Baggett is a freelance writer and the author/photographer of ¡Tropicalismo!: Spice Up Your Garden with Cannas, Bananas, and 93 Other Eye-Catching Tropical Plants.

Roy Dicks is editor of Rhapsody in Green: the garden wit and wisdom of Beverley Nichols, due out in February, and has worked on ten previous Timber Press Nichols reprints over the last decade.

Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this lecture.