Anderson’s Bookshop will host author Amy Stewart and botanical illustrator Briony Morrow-Cribbs. Their meticulous research and vast knowledge of plants is evident in the new release: Wicked Plants—A Book of Botanical Atrocities. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the garden, Stewart, the best selling author of Flower Confidential,delves into the dark side of the plant kingdom. Amy Stewart’s essays have appeared in Organic Gardening, Garden Design, the New York Times, and elsewhere. She has been featured on NPR, Good Morning America, and CBS Sunday Morning. Visit her online at www.amystewart.com. Visit her in person at Anderson’s Bookshop in Naperville on Thursday August 20 at 7 PM.
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The Downers Grove Organic Gardeners meets on the third Wednesday of the month in January, February, March, April, June, July, September, October and November. We also have special events and field trips. Membership is $20 for individuals and $30 for families.