Watch for Hot Colors, Dry Garden, Nan's upcoming book on beautiful, colorful, low water gardens to be published by Timber Press in 2014
by Nan Sterman
Introductory offer: $22.49
September 1 - 9, 2015 Join Nan Sterman and Celia Levy for a garden tour to the cradle of American horticulture. This eight-day tour takes us to the cradle of American horticulture, the epicenter of gardens and garden design. It is a legacy that continues today with some of the most fantastic and beautiful gardens in the world.
Where it all began...
There were 13 colonies, England reigned, and worldwide botanical exploration was in its heyday. Plants sailed across the oceans, setting the stage for today's international world of horticulture.
This tour takes us to the cradle of American horticulture, the epicenter of gardens and garden design. It is a legacy that continues today with some of the most fantastic and beautiful gardens in the world.
Trip highlights include:
Longwood Gardens, America's premier public garden with acres of garden displays and glasshouses
Chanticleer, a pleasure garden in every sense of the word
The Rodale Institute, the home of Organic Gardening
Morris Arboretum at the University of Pennsylvania with some of the oldest and rarest trees in the country
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, one of the most beautiful college arboreta.
Winterthur Museum, Library, and Garden, one of the many historic Du Pont estates with 60 aces of garden and a world famous art collection
Bartram's Garden, historic home and nursery of John Bartram, America's first plantsman and nurseryman. We'll even meet the man himself.
And much, much, more!
Season three of A Growing Passion with host Nan Sterman returns on Thursday nights at 8 pm, starting March 26, 2015 with an encore airing on Saturday March 28 at 3:30 pm,on KPBS television in San Diego. and on line at www.AGrowingPassion.com.