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Grow Fruits & Vegetables in Pots: Lessons from Great Dixter

February 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Join the San Antonio Botanical Garden

Monday, February 17, 2020

and hear Aaron Bertelsen give an illustrated talk on his newest book!

Following his talk, Aaron will be available to sign his new book. Beautifully illustrated, Grow Fruit & Vegetables in Pots provides clear, practical information on growing fruit and vegetables in containers, whether that be a window box or a terra-cotta pot on a balcony.

“Much has been said and written of late about the importance of understanding where our food comes from, of shifting the focus of our meals to include more vegetables, and reducing food waste,” says Aaron Bertelsen, vegetable gardener at the United Kingdom’s Great Dixter, and author of The Great Dixter Cookbook and the forthcoming Grow Fruits and Vegetables in Pots: Planting Advice and Recipes from Great Dixter. “I believe that growing your own – or at least some of your own – is one of the most effective ways of changing your attitude to what, and how, you cook and eat,” he adds. In his illustrated talk, Bertelsen will discuss his philosophy that no matter how small the space, there exists tremendous opportunity to take an active role in your own food system.

Doors open at 6 p.m.; illustrated talk at 6:30 p.m., book signing and light reception, including one of Aaron’s recipes at 7:30 p.m.


February 17, 2020
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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San Antonio Botanical Garden


San Antonio Botanical Garden
555 Funston Pl
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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