The Cornwall Library will kick-off its annual garden-focused benefit, Books & Blooms, with a talk given by Ellen Ecker Ogden, designer and food and garden writer, on “Kitchen Garden by Design”. A cocktail reception and silent auction drawing will follow her talk.
“Kitchen Garden Design: The Art of Growing Food,” a talk by Ellen Ecker Ogden, food and garden writer and lecturer on farm-to-table cooking and kitchen garden design. Her newest book, The Complete Kitchen Garden, features inspiring designs to create works of art outside your window. Ellen’s articles appear in many national magazines, most recently the March issue of Better Homes and Gardens.
The Silent Auction Prize: Ellen’s Saturday morning (June 10) one-hour garden design consultation at your home. Silent Auction bidding begins on May 1st. Winner notified after Ellen’s talk on Friday evening. Highest Bidder need not be present to win. Please call The Library at 860-672-6874 to place your bid.
Talk, Cocktail Reception, and Silent Auction: Friday, June 9, 6 pm
Tour of 5 local gardens: Saturday, June 10, 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: $30 for talk; $30 for Garden Tours; $50 for Talk & Tours