Knollwood Garden Club at the Greenwich Botanical Center — April 11, 2019

Marie Williams was kind enough to invite me to speak to the Knollwood Garden Club at their meeting held at the Greenwich Botanical Center in Cos Cob, Connecticut.  You can see Marie above in pink with me and the Club President, Carolyn Nielsen.   Carolyn first conducted their business meeting with reports from the members …

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SPRING BOOKS/GARDENING — MY REVIEW FOR THE WALL ST. JOURNAL Saturday/Sunday, April 13-14, 2019 edition

I was delighted to be asked by Christopher Carduff, the book editor of the Wall St. Journal, to write this year’s spring round up of gardening books, as I did last year.  It came out on the weekend edition and you can read it here.   Happy that the first book I reviewed, Saving Central Park, …

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Kenneth Frazier and Conrad Harper –BPR Series at the New York City Bar Association

An inspiring evening on March 20th featured Kenneth Frazier, the Chairman and CEO (and former General Counsel) of Merck & Co., Inc. in conversation with Conrad Harper, a past President of the New York City Bar Association (and former partner in Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett; former legal adviser to the U.S. State Department).  Ken Frazier …

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Fine Arts Connoisseur (January/February 2019)

I am thrilled to report that Fine Arts Connoisseur (January/February 2019) just out has a wonderful article about my book, Heroes of Horticulture: Americans Who Transformed the Landscape.  How wonderful to have this highly prestigious, international publication that focuses on the fine arts, usually limited to paintings, drawing and sculpture, appreciate the underlying art theme …

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