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Master gardeners host Norman Winter The Garden Guy
September 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fayette Master Gardener Association will host Norman Winter, “The Garden Guy,” on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The event will be held at The Bridge Community Center, 225 Willow Bend Road, Peachtree City.
No goal is so worthy as to create a garden of captivating combinations that will perform for months yet all the while sustaining pollinators. In this seminar Norman Winter ‘The Garden Guy’ will show everyone how to have the ultimate in colorful beauty while at the same time bringing in an abundance of bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
Norman Winter retired in 2018 as Director of the University of Georgia’s Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah. He is the author of four books, the latest being “Captivating Combinations Color and Style in the Garden.” Currently, he is a national garden columnist with Tribune News Service with articles read coast to coast and frequently in Canada. In Georgia, he is featured each week in the Savannah Morning News, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, and The Augusta Chronicle.
The Garden Guy speaks across the country and has built quite a following. Here are samples of what others say:
Arkansas – “Your presentation to the Jefferson County Arkansas Lawn and Garden Show on Tropicals was marvelous. After listening to your presentation and seeing the photos we left feeling we achieve Paradise Found even in zone 7B.”
Louisiana – “Your presentation to the Louisiana State Master Gardener Convention in New Orleans was marvelous. There is an art to putting together really creative and visually stunning containers and you nailed it. You did a great job and again I can’t thank you enough.”
Mississippi – “Your presentation to Forrest General Hospital on Captivating Combinations is still being talked about and we want you back next year for even more. Thanks for inspiring us in the landscape.”
Mississippi – “Pascagoula Pride members love Norman Winter. We read his books, listen to him on the radio, see him on the news and read him in the local papers.”