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The New Heirloom Garden
October 9 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Learn to grow the best tasting vegetables and the most fragrant flowers for next years’ garden!
Get a head start planning next years’ garden and take home fresh ideas for designing your kitchen garden, featuring Ellen’s six steps to an heirloom garden. Discover what vegetables to grow for the best flavor and what flowers for old-fashioned fragrance and why it is important to save seeds. Learn about the wide diversity of heirloom plants that you can grow to enhance your edible landscape.
Award winning food and garden writer Ellen Ecker Ogden, author of The New Heirloom Garden, closes our season of Barn Talks with a history of heirloom gardens and shows us how to create our own unique garden. Her new book will be available for sale at the talk.
Ellen is a Vermont writer and author of The Complete Kitchen Garden. She cofounded The Cooks Garden seed catalog, introducing cooks and gardeners to European specialty vegetable, herbs and flowers. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Better Homes and Gardens and Country Gardens. Ellen lives and works in Manchester Vermont.
HHG Members $25