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  • November 2, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:00 am


A Lecture and Book Signing with Gardening Expert, Toni Gattone, Author of The Lifelong Gardener

ADAPTIVE GARDENING EXPERT Toni Gattone shares her proven methods for making your favorite hobby easier on your aging body in her new book, The Lifelong Gardener (Timber Press, August 2019). Inspired by her own physical needs, Master Gardener Gattone shares simple solutions—from vertical growing to bins on wheels—that will help you work smarter, not harder. And her message of empowerment will stir you to find joy in your garden for years to come.


The Lifelong Gardener: Garden with Ease & Joy at Any Age by Toni Gattone
In The Lifelong Gardener, popular garden speaker Toni Gattone shares adaptive gardening techniques and tried-and-true methods that help eliminate the physical strain of gardening like buying new ergonomic tools, using raised beds, making small adjustments like using kneeling pads, and dozens of simple ways to make the garden comfortable. Throughout, Gattone maintains a positive and empowering tone that honors the garden and the gardener, with a focus on the joy of aging.Packed with dozens of tips and tricks for making gardening less physically demanding and more gratifying, this empowering guide is for avid gardeners who want to continue enjoying their favorite hobby at any age. The perfect gift for older home gardeners, The Lifelong Gardener shows how a little advanced planning can make gardening a safe and fun daily activity.

Copies of The Lifelong Gardener will be available for purchase at the event.

Members of The Gardens at Heather Farm are eligible to REGISTER FOR FREE! Maximum two spaces per member.

Saturday, November 2 at 10:00 a.m.

Advanced registration strongly encouraged, space is limited.


Venue Phone: 925-947-1678

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1540 MARCHBANKS DR, Walnut Creek, California, 94598, United States