Roger Swain, former “Victory Garden” host will be the keynote speaker at the Third Annual Gardening Seminar in West Monroe, La. according to thenewstar.com on Jan 5. The seminar is presented by the Northeast Louisiana Master Gardeners and the North Louisiana Agri-Business Council.
The theme to this year’s seminar is “The Kitchen Garden, Food and Flowers from the Home Garden.” This is the perfect topic for Swain, known as "the man with the red suspenders". A former writer and science editor for Horticulture Magazine, Roger has written five books including “The Practical Gardener.”
A graduate of Harvard University, Roger Swain received the American Horticultural Society Award For Writing in 1992 as well as being awarded the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Gold Medal for his ‘Power To Inspire Others’ in 1996. He also received the Alice Milton Award for Design in 2012 from the Worcester County Horticultural Society. Roger spends his free time working in his orchards and gardens at his New Hampshire farm.
For more information on Third Annual Gardening Seminar event to be held in conjunction with the Ag Expo at the Ike Hamilton Center, contact the Master Gardeners by calling the LSU Ag Center at 318-323-2251.
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