Lots more events in the works! Please check back if you'd like to see an updated calendar.


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oct 5     Friday, 5:30 pm. John Carter Brown library, brown university, providence, ri. open to the public. 

oct 9    Tuesday, 6-7 pm.  The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street), New York, NY. presented by the Heberden Society of Weill Cornell medicine/NewYork-Presbyterian. Open to the public. Details Here.

Oct 16    TUESDAY, 12 pm. Lehman Center for American history, Columbia University, New York, NY. open to the public. 

Oct 18    Thursday, 6-8 PM. andrew Carnegie Distinguished Lecture, The new York botanical Garden. **LOCATION**: CHristie's, 20 Rockefeller plaza. New York, NY. Tickets here.

Oct 21    Sunday, 2:30 pm. frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morris Township, nj. open to the public.

Oct 27    Saturday, 11 am. Connecticut Botanical Society, Middlefield, CT. 

Nov 1     THURSDAY, 7 pm. University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, Townsend Hall Commons, University of Delaware, Newark, De. open to the public.

Nov 2     Friday, 7:30 pm. Botanic Garden of smith College, northampton, ma. Open to the public.

Nov 10    Saturday, 1 pm. Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA. open to the public. 

Nov 14    Wednesday, 6 pm. Joint event with Elizabeth barlow Rogers, author of Saving Central Park (Knopf 2018). SHakespeare & co. Bookstore, 939 Lexington Avenue (between 68th and 69th Streets), New York, NY.

Dec 3    Monday, Time TBA. Columbia University irving Medical Center, long Health sciences library. 701 West 168th Street, New York, ny. open to the public.

Dec 5    Wednesday. Garden Club of America. New York, NY. Private Event.

Dec 10  monday. Boston Junior League Garden Club. Private Event.



Feb 12    TUESDAY, 7:30 PM. The Linnaean Society of New York, New York, NY. Location: American Museum of Natural History. Central Park West at 79th Street. Open to the public. 

Feb 14    Thursday. The Colony Club, New York, NY. private Event. 

Mar 16   Saturday. Hardy Plant Society, Mid-Atlantic Group. 'March into Spring' Symposium, 8am-4pm. Media, PA. Details to Come. 

April 9  TUESDAY, 10:30 am. The Garden Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. open to the public.

May 3    Friday. Missouri Botanical Garden. St. Louis, MO. open to the public.   

may 18  friday. uC Botanical Garden at berkeley. Berkeley, Ca. open to the public.

may 19  Saturday. uC santa cruz arboretum & Botanic Garden. santa cruz, Ca. open to the public.

July 4  Thursday, 7:30 PM. Curtis Museum. Allen Gallery, Church Street, Alton, England. open to the public.

Sept 1  Sunday. mountain top arboretum. Tannersville, Ny.open to the public.

 Photo: Marlon Co for The New York Botanical Garden

Photo: Marlon Co for The New York Botanical Garden




June 6     THE New York Public Library, New York, NY, Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers. Interview by MAYA JASANOFF, Author of Liberty's Exiles and the Dawn Watch

June 22   The New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY. Talk co-presented with The New York Academy of Medicine. 

June 30   Politics and Prose Bookstore, Washington, D.C. 


JULY 12    Kansas City Public library, kansas City, MO.

July 19    Piedmont Physic Garden, union, Sc.

July 24    north Carolina Arboretum, asheville, nc.

Sept 13    Westport Library & Westport Garden Club. Westport, CT.

Sept 15    united States Botanic Garden, Washington, DC.