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Author Page Dickey Speaking To New Canaan Beautification League

Garden Conservancy Open Days Founder Page Dickey will speak March 2 to the New Canaan Beautifcation League.
Garden Conservancy Open Days Founder Page Dickey will speak March 2 to the New Canaan Beautifcation League. Photo Credit: Contributed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – The New Canaan Beautification League will present author, garden designer and lecturer Page Dickey at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 2 at the New Canaan Nature Center.

Dickey currently serves on the board of the Garden Conservancy and is one of the founders of its Open Days program. In her presentation, “Some of My Favorite Gardens and Why,” she will showcase a variety of spectacular private gardens in the United States and Europe that appeal to her because of their particularly strong sense of design, atmosphere or spirit of originality. She also will share the delights and challenges of creating her own garden, Duck Hill, during a period of more than 30 years.

Dickey has written numerous articles on garden design and has been published in House and Garden, House Beautiful, Horticulture, Elle Décor, Fine Gardening and Garden Design. She also serves on the boards of Stonecrop and the North Salem Open Land Foundation, a preservation and environmental group in her town of residence.

The event is free. Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. followed by the lecture at 10 a.m. Books by Dickey will be available for signing and sale.

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