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In Defense of Plants: An Exploration into the Wonder of Plants

Pitcher plants in the bog garden
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Thursday, May 13, 2021
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7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Wonder! It's the most common word used when people discuss botanist Matt Candeias and his work. Matt has a brightly glowing enthusiasm for plants that makes you take another look at them and their magnificent ingenuity. Whether in his book, on his blog or in his podcast, Matt helps us all celebrate plants and their influence on our lives. Matt joins us to talk about his book In Defense of Plants: An Exploration into the Wonder of Plants and the incredible ways plants manage their world. Matt effortlessly connects plants, geology, climate, soil, and human impact so we may all understand more about our green, leafy neighbors. The first fifty people to register will also receive an In Defense of Plants bumper sticker with a beautiful Pitcher Plant graphic!

Thursday, May 13, 7 p.m. $20; 20% discount for Gardens members and supporters with your discount code. Registration at Info: 919-668-1707,

Contact: Registrar