C.L.’s Appearance Schedule
C.L. Fornari is a speaker, writer, radio talk show host and gardening consultant
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C.L.’s Appearance Schedule

If you would like more details about any of these appearances please contact me. Additional talks are added regularly. If I am speaking for your group and you would like me to post the information here, please email me.


2019 Upcoming Speaking Venues

October 20th: Hyannis Country Garden, “Pruning Demystified: Be a Barber, Not A Butcher” 1 PM Advance Registration Please 

November 9th: Book Signing – Noon to 3 PM at the Crosby Mansion, 163 Crosby Lane, Brewster off Route 6A. This is part of the “All Through The House” event by the Nauset Garden Club. Full event information here

November 20th: Barnstable Newcomers Club.  I’ll be speaking about gardening on Cape Cod. 7 PM. 

December 19th: Local and Last Minute Shopping Night.  Join me at Hyannis Country Garden where I’ll be signing copies of my books. Have a book personalized for a holiday gift! 


2019 Previous Speaking Venues

January 10th:  Cape and Islands Tour Guide Association. Dennisport Library Topic: The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

January 30th:   iLandscape – the Illinois and Wisconsin Landscape Show  

February 3rd: Hyannis Country Garden – Cannabis Propagation. 1 PM Advance registration necessary.

February 21st: Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Plantrama Live! Program title: EAT, DRINK, & BE MERRY…WHILE COPING WITH RABBITS & DEER 

February 22nd: GardenPro Conference Seattle. “Guidance to Go – Developing a Paid Consultation Service” 

February 27th: Landscape New Jersey Tradeshow and Conference. 

March 8th: Cape Cod Backyard Horticulture Class: Pruning and Hydrangea Happiness. Advance registration required. 

March 10th: Hyannis Country Garden – Propagation for Home Landscapers. 1 PM Advance registration required. 

March 17th: Hyannis Country Garden – Vegetable Gardening. 1 PM. Advance registration required. 

March 31st: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History – The Native Plant Cocktail Hour Garden.

April 7th: Hyannis Country Garden – Pruning Demystified…Be A Barber Not A Butcher – 1 PM Advance registration necessary.

April 12th: Hyannis Country Garden – Ladies Herbal Night Out. Advance registration required. 

April 18th: Wollaston Garden Club

April 25th: Cape Cod Museum of Art “The Cocktail Hour Garden” 

April 28th: Hyannis Country Garden – Fire Pit Plantings. 1 PM. Advance registration required. 

May 30th: Book Launching Party!  4 PM. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

June 2nd: Brooks Free Library  “Great Plants for Cape Cod” 

June 11th: Mystic Connecticut garden club

June 13th: Short Talk and Book Signing at Sandwich Library with Titcomb’s Bookstore 6:30-7:30 PM

June 19th and 20th: International Master Gardeners Conference, Philadelphia, PA

June 28th:  Reading, garden Q & A, and book signing at Preservation Hall in Wellfleet – Friday 7 PM. 

June 29th: Book Signing Main Street Books in Orleans 2 PM to 4 PM

July 5th: Book Signing Brewster Bookstore  10 AM to 12 PM

July 12th: Hydrangea University at Heritage Museums and Gardens, Sandwich MA “Hydrangeas: Game of Thrones, Moans and Zones” 

July 14th: 1 PM Hyannis Country Garden  “Garden Design With Hydrangeas.”  

July 17th: Sand and Soil: Talk and book signing at the Cape Cod Cultural Center – details to come.

July 18, 19 and 21st: My gardens will be open for the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival 10-4 download the flyer at the CCHF website. 

July 25th: MNLA Summer Conference – “Perennial Bed Maintenance for Professionals”

August 7th: Book Signing on Nantucket –  Mitchell’s Bookstore 10 – 12 

August 9th: “Sand and Soil” 3 PM  Talk for the Museum on the Green held at First Congregational Church of Falmouth, 68 Main Street in Falmouth. 

August 11th: “Perennials: Great Plants and Practices” 1 PM Soares Flower Garden Nursery.   East Falmouth, book signing after the talk.

August 22nd:  Brewster Ladies’ Library – 7 PM “Sand and Soil” Talk and Book Signing.

August 23nd:  Nonna Elena, on Route 6A in Sandwich –  4 PM to 6 PM  Book Signing and garden chat. Come in with photos for plant ID, or a problem to solve. I’ll be signing my last 3 books all evening. 

August 25th: Tower Hill Botanic Garden – “Saving Summer” Over-wintering tender and tropical plants. How to keep annuals, tropicals and more from year to year.

September 10th: North Shore Garden Club, Gloucester, MA

September 22nd: 1 PM Hyannis Country Garden “Plant 911: What is Your Emergency?” The Plantrama podcast team invites Cape Codders to bring in their plant emergencies for advice. 

September 29th: Hyannis Country Garden, “Perennial Garden Maintenance” 1 PM Advance Registration Please 



More dates to follow.


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