Who knew that horticulture was such an intoxicating subject? In The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create The World’s Greatest Drinks, the follow-up to the New York Times bestsellers Wicked Bugs and Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explores the odd, unusual, and surprisingly common plants that have produced the worldâ€™s greatest spirits. The Drunken Botanist uncovers the enlightening botanical history and the fascinating science and chemistry of over 150 plants, flowers, trees, fruits, and even a few fungi. Join Amy on Wednesday, July 24, from 6:30 – 8:30 at the Weld Hill Research Building at the Arnold Arboretum for a fun and enlightening lecture, followed by a tasting of locally crafted beverages (must be 21 or older). Fee $30 Arboretum member, $40 nonmember. Register on line at www.arboretum.harvard.edu.