Garden club meeting features speaker on ‘All Season Color in the Garden’

Colleen Plimpton will be the featured speaker when the Long Hill Garden Club meets on Monday, Sept. 23, at the Trumbull Library. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., and the program will start at 12:45 p.m.

Plimpton, a professional garden communicator, will present an informative program “All-Season Color in the Garden.” This PowerPoint presentation showcases color from March to November, with emphasis on easy-going, critter-resistant perennials and she includes the formula for her never-fail, homemade deer repellent.

Trained at the NY Botanical Garden, she has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs including CBS, ABC, Good Morning America and PBS. She pens a prize winning newspaper column, coaches and lectures widely, and has taught at the NY Botanical Garden. Plimpton’s multi-honored garden memoir, Mentors in the Garden of Life, was a finalist for 2011 CT Book of the year.

For more information, contact Leslie at 203-892-5644.