‘A Yankee Botanist’s Search for Native New Zealand Bush’

  • Fri Nov 2nd, 2018 1:30am
  • Life

The Orcas Island Garden Club welcomes Dr. Linda Ann Vorobik, PhD botanist and botanical artist, who will present a photo-illustrated talk on her botanical travels to New Zealand entitled “A Yankee Botanist’s Search for Native New Zealand Bush” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. at the Orcas Center.

Vorobik will present an introductory survey of some of New Zealand’s flora, featuring the great diversity of ferns found in this southern hemisphere Nation. She will also bring her cards, prints, and original botanical art along with a selection of silk scarves for sale; 35% of proceeds are gifted back to the garden club. You can check out her work at www.VorobikBotanicalArt.com.

The garden club welcomes new members and encourages gardeners, landscapers, farmers, and those who love nature to enjoy this month’s presentation. Visitors are encouraged to become a member of the garden club. All attendees may socialize, share gardening info and advice and enjoy treats in the social hour following the meeting.