Award-winning garden photojournalist to speak at virtual community meeting

Path through waterwise mixed border demonstration garden with flowering Blue Oat grass, perennials and shrubs at Bellevue Botanic Garden, Washington

Saxon Holt author/photographer, Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates; photographer Joseph Greco

Concerned about how to create and maintain a thriving garden during the months when we have little to no rain? Bay Area award winning garden photojournalist, Saxon Holt, shares advice from his latest book, Gardening in Summer-Dry Climates: Plants for a Lush, Water-Conscious Landscape, on Nov. 10 at 9:30 a.m.

Hosted by the Piedmont Garden Club, this virtual presentation can be accessed by registering in advance HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Holt encourages gardeners to work in harmony with their region.

“By choosing naturally occurring, climate-appropriate plants, gardeners can promote healthier ecosystems and make a difference from their own backyards.” 

Saxon Holt, garden photojournalist

Holt’s vision for harmonious garden design is in keeping with the mission of the Piedmont Garden Club and its parent organization The Garden Club of America “…to restore, improve and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.”

Saxon Holt is the sole photographer of more than 30 garden books, including the award winning books Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates, The American Meadow Garden, and Hardy Succulents. He is the director of the Summer-Dry Project, a board member of Pacific Horticulture, a fellow of the Garden Writers Association, and owner of the PhotoBotanic Garden Library. 

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