FORT ANN - A book-signing event merged with a public picnic and a presentation on planning gardens with indigenous species is set for 4:30- 8 p.m. Saturday Sept 18 at Fiddlehead Creek Farm & Native Plant Nursery. The enterprise is located at 381 state Route 40.
Master gardener, author, and professor Carolyn Summers is to present an outdoor PowerPoint program at about 7 p.m., preceded by book-signing and hors d'oeuvres starting at 4:30 p.m. followed by picnic dinner at 6 p.m.
Summers is the author of Designing Gardens with Flora of the American East. is a professor at Westchester Community College, and she provides technical assistance to the Native Plant Center, an affiliate of the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center.
The event is free, but reservations should be made by contacting Emily at: 632-5505 or: firstname.lastname@example.org. Those attending should pan on bringing a blanket, as well as folding chairs, and layers of clothing for changeable weather.