Meet the Authors: Passion for Peonies

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Tuesday, May 25 · 11:00pm - Wednesday, May 26 · 12:00am



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Event typeLecture/Discussion
SeriesUniversity of Michigan Press

Join David Michener and Robert Grese, editors of the book "Passion for Peonies: Celebrating the Culture and Conservation of Nichols Arboretum's Beloved Flower," to celebrate spring at the University of Michigan Press Great Lakes author event for May! Richly illustrated with hundreds of striking color photos, "Passion for Peonies" collects short essays that celebrate the story of the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden as well as the rich social history of peony gardening.

Join the Zoom webinar or stream the talk on Facebook Live (register above). We'll later post a recording on Facebook and YouTube if you can't attend live.

About the Authors: David Michener has curated the peony garden at the University of Michigan’s Nichols Arboretum since 1990. He is co-author (with Carol A. Adelman) of "Peony: The Best Varieties for Your Garden." Robert Grese is emeritus professor of environment and sustainability at the University of Michigan as well as former director of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum.

Cover of "Passion for Peonies."


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