Tuesday November 13th, 7:00 pm TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St, Portland

Garden Book Bash with Tom Fischer, Editor-in-Chief, Timber Press

Gather at 6:30pm, presentation at 7pm.

What’s a dedicated gardener to do as winter approaches and the gardening pace slows down?  Attend the Multnomah Chapter’s first annual Garden Book Bash to discover new books to expand your garden knowledge and garner inspiration to fuel your passion!

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Prepare to be inspired as Tom Fischer, editor-in-chief of Timber Press, shares his keen, discerning reviews of recently published gardening books.  Browse through a selection of some of the best gardening books of the year.  Purchase the gems you find as gifts for yourself or for family and friends.  All books will be offered at a special Garden Book Bash discounted price!

Tom Fischer is senior acquisitions editor at Timber Press in Portland, Oregon. He got his start in book publishing at the University of Chicago Press and Beacon Press, and spent 14 years on the editorial staff of Horticulture magazine in Boston before moving to Portland in 2004. His experiences as a bi-coastal gardener and his inexhaustible curiosity about plants have shaped his garden, which was profiled in the Oregonian in 2008. A prolific writer as well as an editor, his articles have been featured in magazines such as Garden Design, Gardens Illustrated, and Martha Stewart Living. His book, Perennial Companions: 100 Dazzling Plant Combinations for Every Season, was published by Timber Press in February 2009, followed by The Gardener’s Color Palette in 2010. You can read many of his articles on his website, OverPlanted.com. Recently he served as a horticultural consultant for Allied Works Architecture, for which he developed the planting design implemented at the new Sokol Blosser winery tasting room in Dayton, Oregon. In 2017 he received the B. Y. Morrison Communication Award from the American Horticultural Society.