IN-PERSON: Barbara J. Sullivan presents CLIMATE CHANGE GARDENING FOR THE SOUTH, with Elaine Maisner


Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - Signing Line at 5:30 pm, Talk begins at 6:00 pm

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Flyleaf will offer seating for up to 50 in-person guests, with priority access given to folks who purchase the book. Masks recommended.

Gardeners across the nation are seeing clear signs of trouble in their home gardens, no matter the size—like many aspects of life on our warming planet, gardening practices need updates. In the Southeast, gardeners are under pressure to deal with increasing weather extremes, shifting hardiness zones, and seasonal unpredictability. Such environmental conditions are increasingly tough on plants as well as insects, pollinators, birds, and mammals.

In this lively and heartening guide, Barbara J. Sullivan offers an essential, easy-to-use resource for adapting to the new realities of climate change. This book will empower southerners to grow beautiful gardens while using gardening practices that contribute to solutions for our shared environment.

Barbara J. Sullivan, author of Garden Perennials for the Coastal South, lives and gardens in Wilmington, North Carolina.

UNC Press executive editor Elaine Maisner retired in April 2022 after 35 years in publishing, including the past 28 years at UNC Press, where she established award-winning lists in the areas of religious studies, Latin American and Caribbean studies, and food studies.
Event date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 - 5:30pm
Event address: 
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Climate Change Gardening for the South: Planet-Friendly Solutions for Thriving Gardens By Barbara J. Sullivan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781469669670
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of North Carolina Press - September 6th, 2022