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VIRTUAL PROGRAM: Enchanted Gardens: Decked Out for the Holidays
December 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visit magnificently decorated conservatories and mansions and beautifully lit gardens during the holiday season! This presentation includes Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Newport Mansions, Blithewold, and others.
Jana Milbocker is the principal of Enchanted Gardens, a lecturer, and an author. She combines horticulture, design, and travel tips to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. Jana loves to visit gardens and historic sites in the U.S. and abroad, and share her trips through her books, photos and blog. She published The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast in 2018, The Garden Tourist’s New England in 2020, and The Garden Tourist’s Florida in 2021. The 2-acre garden surrounding her Victorian home features more than 140 varieties of trees and shrubs, perennial gardens, peony and rose beds, water features and shady retreats.
Trained as a graphic designer, Jana brings years of critical design thinking, clarity and cohesiveness to her landscape solutions. Her professional experience includes twenty five years as an art director and designer. Jana holds a BFA from Syracuse University, an MBA from Boston College, and coursework in horticulture and landscape design.
This program is a collaboration between the Newburyport Public Library, the Langley Adams Library in Groveland, the Merrimac Public Library, the Groton Public Library, the Georgetown Peabody Library, and the Rockport Public Library.