Books & Blooms

The Art of the Kitchen Garden

Save the date for The Library’s 2017 Books & Blooms “The Art of the Kitchen Garden.”

Friday, June 9 talk and book signing by acclaimed food and garden writer Ellen Ecker Ogden, followed by a cocktail reception and silent auction offering one hour of garden design consultation by Ms. Ogden.

Saturday, June 10 tour unique kitchen, farm and flower gardens and purchase new and out-of-print gardening books at The Cornwall Library’s book sale.

About Our Guest

Ellen Ecker Ogden is a food and garden writer who co-founded The Cook’s Garden seed catalog in 1984. This introduced home gardeners to European and American heirloom lettuces and salad greens. She has written five books and teaches and lectures on farm-to-table cooking and kitchen garden design.

Her newest book, The Complete Kitchen Garden, features her own designs to inspire gardeners to create works of art. Based on the seasonal cycles of the garden, each chapter provides a new way to look at planting stages with themes and designs. Ellen contributes to numerous national magazines, and has been a guest on PBS and HGTV.

Tickets will be on sale soon!