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Trowel & Pen – Virtual Gardening Event with Marta McDowell

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us in learning all the tips on digging in the garden and writing about it with Marta McDowell!

Help keep Old Town Books open by taking one of our new, pay-what-you-can virtual writing classes! Suggested donation is $20.

About the instructor:

Marta McDowell teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden and consults for private clients and public gardens. Her latest book is Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life. Timber Press also published The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, New York Times-bestselling All the Presidents’ Gardens, and Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, now in its seventh printing. Marta is working on a new book about The Secret Garden and its author, Frances Hodgson Burnett, due out from Timber Press in 2021. She is the 2019 recipient of the Garden Club of America’s Sarah Chapman Francis Medal for outstanding literary achievement.

About the class format:

Join us from the comfort of your home for the chance to talk author Marta McDowell on tips for getting started digging in the garden and writing about it. This “ask me anything” style conversation will be moderated by an Old Town Books bookseller. Your donation is helping us keep our tiny bookstore open, thank you!

Zoom meeting information will be sent to participants via email one day prior to the scheduled event date from hello@oldtownbooks.com.

Welcome to ALX Community, DC’s new home of co-working and collaboration. Our space is a flawlessly designed shared office community, located in the heart of Old Town, Alexandria, and is perfect for DC area working professionals. Our members include entrepreneurs, small businesses, freelancers, financial professionals and non-profit organizations.Located next to the Potomac river and just steps away from historic King Street in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, this unique, multi-story building was built for collaboration and includes a beautiful dog-friendly co-working space, plenty of meeting rooms, a patio on the Waterfront Promenade, and Alexandria’s first dedicated Conference Center. We have flexible plans to accommodate any busy professional or company regardless of size or need. We’d love to show you around! Whether you need a place to work for the day, month, or a year- we have you covered. Our flexible membership plans allow you and your team to achieve your best.

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