The Garden Club of Newtown's February meeting will feature Melanie Fox and her program Hellebores to Know and Grow on Tuesday, February 28th at 1 pm in the first floor meeting room of the Cyrenius H. Booth Library at 25 Main Street.
The Perennial Manager at Oliver Nurseries in Fairfield, Melanie Fox describes herself as passionate about plants and an avid fan of hellebores. She hopes to engage everyone at the lecture with her enthusiasm as she discusses the most commonly available hellebores, how to grow them, trends in hellebore breeding and how to use these marvelous plants in the landscape.
With a BA in Fine Art, Ms. Fox studied Landscape Architecture at Cornell University and has worked in horticulture and design for over twenty years.
The presentation is open to the public and donations from non-members are appreciated. For more information call 203 512-7320.