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10/8/2013 - *Gordon Hayward: "The Uses of Stone in the Garden" - Oct 8

Gordon Hayward is speaking October 8, 2013 at 7 p.m., Room F, Canton Community Center "The Uses of Stone in the Garden." This event is co-hosted by the Canton Public Library and the Cherry Brook Garden Club and the public is encouraged to attend. Registration is requested by calling the library at 860-693-5800. Gordon Hayward’s books will be available for sale and signing.

Gordon Hayward grew up on his family’s farm in New Hartford and has been designing gardens professionally from his home in southern Vermont since 1985 with particular emphasis on gardens in New England. He is also a nationally recognized garden writer and lecturer. He wrote for Horticulture Magazine for 25 years and lectured with the magazine on nine multi-city lecture tours across America. This is his third time speaking at a Cherry Brook Garden Club meeting! During this talk, garden designer Gordon Hayward will talk about the many creative as well as practical roles stones can play to give a garden a feeling of timelessness, structure, and solidity. He will cover both the aesthetics of stone as well as the practical concerns about the proper way to lay and set stone in the garden. To learn more about Gordon Hayward check out his website: http://www.haywardgardens.com. To learn more about the Cherry Brook Garden Club check out our website: cherrybrookgardenclubcantonct.org Like us on Facebook! To learn more about the Canton Public Library programs go to: http://engagedpatrons.org/Events.cfm?SiteID=6128