First Day of Spring Brings NYT Bestselling Author to Stony Point

Submitted by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County 
On March 21, the Master Gardener Volunteers of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County present Gardener’s Day 2018 – a day dedicated to all things garden.

Marta McDowell, New York Times bestselling author of “All the President’s Gardens,” will deliver the keynote address on her American Horticulture Society Book Award-winning profile of “How the White House Grounds Have Grown with America.” In addition, Gardener’s Day features four presentations on gardening in Rockland County: Gardening in a Warming World: Can I Really Grow a Fig Tree in Rockland?; Native Plants Don’t Have to be Ugly; Planting a Bouquet: Growing Your Own Décor; and Taking the First Steps in Creating a Sense of Place: Creating a Unique Garden Space.

Tickets are on sale at an early bird rate of $30 ($40 starting March 1). Admission includes a complimentary breakfast, composting workshop, and access to the Garden Market vendor expo. The event runs from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension Education Center, 10 Patriot Hills Lane, Stony Point.

Tickets available online at www.RocklandCCE.org/GardenersDay or by phone at 845- 429– 7085.