SOURCE: Gardener's Supply

Gardener's Supply

September 11, 2013 08:29 ET

Washington Post Garden Columnist & Best-Selling Author Barbara Damrosch to Speak in Burlington

Gardener's Supply Hosts Co-Owner of Four Season Farm

BURLINGTON, VT--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) -  Barbara Damrosch, garden columnist and best-selling author, will be giving a talk 'Feasting from the Garden Year Round' at Gardener's Supply in Burlington, Vt. Four Season Farm, located in Harborside, ME, is owned and operated by Barbara and her husband, Eliot Coleman, produces vegetables year-round and has become a nationally recognized model of small-scale sustainable agriculture. Her talk will include simple and efficient ideas to help today's busy gardeners and cooks. Damrosch will also share her extensive knowledge of growing your own vegetables and fruits.

Barbara's new book, The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook, is now available and it includes a step-by-step garden guide that works no matter how small your garden plot with the goal of making your garden easier and more productive. The book also includes a cookbook with 120 garden recipes from Barbara that range from Stuffed Squash Blossom Fritters to Red Thai Curry with Fall Vegetables to Hazelnut Torte with Summer Berries.

Her talk 'Feasting from the Garden Year Round' will be held Saturday, October 12, from 10-11:30 AM at the Burlington Gardener's Supply retail store located at 128 Intervale Road. There will be a question and answer period following her talk, as well as a book signing happening from noon to 2 PM. The fee for the talk is $15 and pre-registration is required, the book signing is open to all. Learn more by calling 802 660-3505.

Barbara has worked professionally in the field of horticulture since 1977 and writes a weekly column for for The Washington Post called A Cook's Garden. She is also the author of The Garden Primer and Theme Gardens and her writing has been published extensively in national magazines. She served as horticultural consultant to many companies and designed display food gardens for the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico, New York.

From 1979 to 1992 she owned and operated her own firm, Barbara Damrosch Landscape Design, in Washington, Connecticut. Her projects included a garden she designed for Alitex Limited at the 2001 Chelsea Flower Show in London which was awarded a Certificate of Merit. During the 1991 and 1992 seasons she appeared as a regular correspondent on the PBS series The Victory Garden and later co-hosted the series Gardening Naturally for The Learning Channel, airing from 1994 to 2003.

Established in 1983, Gardener's Supply is known throughout the U.S. for its innovative gardening products, available through their catalogs and online store, www.gardeners.com. The employee-owned company offers an unconditional return policy, a free ask-an-expert service, and how-to information on a wide variety of gardening topics.

Contact Information

  • For more information, call:
    Maree Gaetani or Sue Chayer
    Email Contact
    (802) 660-3500 x5925