Saturday, October 28, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – The Art of Hostas


On Saturday, October 28 at 2 pm at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, The Art of Hostas takes a vibrant, colorful and exciting look at these amazing plants in a whole new light. Rob Zimmer will showcase the qualities and characteristics of hostas that make them outstanding garden plants, both as specimens, as well as in breathtaking combinations with other plants. You’ll also see hostas used in ways you may have never seen before. Co-sponsored with New England Hosta Society.

Rob Zimmer is an award-winning nature and garden author, columnist and radio host who has written for many daily newspapers throughout Wisconsin such as the Appleton Post-Crescent, Green Bay Press-Gazette, Oshkosh Northwestern and others. His columns also appear weekly in the Wisconsin State Farmer. He is the author of the books Voices of the Wind: Four Seasons in Wild Wisconsin, Wild Seasons: The Beauty of Native Wildflowers, Shadows and Light: Showcasing a Hosta Love Affair and  Reflecting: Nature in Black and White. His features and photographs have also appeared in a number of magazines, including Wisconsin Gardening, Wisconsin Sportsman, Michigan Out-of-Doors, Wisconsin Natural Resources, Bird Watcher’s Digest, Birders World, Wildlife Conservation, Country Journal, Silent Sports and Camping Today. Rob also hosts the radio program Outdoors with Rob Zimmer, every Saturday on WHBY radio. Find him online at http://www.robzimmeroutdoors.com.  Free with admission to the garden.