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Around the World in 80 Gardens

Saturday, February 15, 1:00 pm.

Eighty gardens in seven continents! Beginning in the lush gardens of the pacific, through South America and Europe to South East Asia and Australia, presenter, Dr. Benfield, will show garden enthusiasts and laymen alike the different and unique gardens and floral kingdoms of the world. He will take attendees through the three acres of gardens in Singapore airport, the arid gardens of Australia and the tropical gardens of the Seychelles and the Canary Islands and culminating in the beautiful English country gardens of his home country, finishing with the unique and different gardens in the United States and Canada.

Dr Richard W. Benfield is Emeritus Professor of Geography at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut where he teaches courses in Human Geography, Plants, Predators and Parks, Russia, The European Union and many of the courses in the department’s tourism track.

Sponsored by Friends of the Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.

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