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

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 20th: 4;30 PM Garden Tour and Cocktails – See details above.

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 

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



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.


More dates to follow.


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