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Author Karen Weir-Jimerson to visit Orient

Published: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 11:31 a.m. CDT

ORIENT — Garden writer Karen Weir-Jimerson will be talking about her book, “So Much Sky: Essays on the fun and folly of living in the country,” 6:30 p.m. July 15 at the Henry A. Wallace Country Life Center, 2773 290th St., Orient.

Her presentation will focus on the four seasons of living on her 19th century farm, where she and her husband grow their own food and have numerous flower and herb gardens. Animals such as donkeys, sheep, dogs and horses are a big part of their life, also.

Weir-Jimerson is a master gardener and has written several books. Two of her more recent are: “Better Homes and Gardens Herb Gardening” and “Gardening Made Easy.” She writes a column for Country Gardens magazine and articles for various gardening and lifestyle magazines.

Everyone from surrounding communities is invited to attend. Cost of $5 includes appetizers and beverages.

This event is co-sponsored by the Orient Public Library and The Wallace Centers of Iowa.

For more information, contact www.orient.lib.is.us or 641-337-5061 ext. 124 or www.wallace.org or 641-337-5019.

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