Who Put those Naked Ladies in my Garden?

An Evening with Dr. Allan Armitage 

JANUARY 12, 2018
Friday, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
lecture and book sale 
Proceeds benefit the Rawlings Conservatory

Join us and Dr. Armitage at Cylburn Arboretum’s VOLLMER CENTER
4915 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21209

$45 per person, includes light refreshments


Allan Armitage, Emeritus Professor of Horticulture at the University of Georgia, will share his wisdom and wit, and an evening of good old-fashioned story-telling. Allan brings a wealth of plant knowledge to the table as a well-known writer, speaker, and researcher. He has written 16 books that serve as classroom texts, reference books, and gardeners’ companions. 

This fun-filled evening will be punctuated with some of Allan’s tales from his latest book, Of Naked Ladies and Forget-me-Nots: The Stories Behind the Common Names of Some of our Favorite Plants. 

Delicious appetizers, wine, and craft beers are also on the agenda. Copies of Allan’s books will be available for sale and signing.

All proceeds benefit the Rawlings Conservatory..

Paypal ticket sales are through our partners, The Friends of the Rawlings Conservatory. It will show up on your credit card statement as “CONSERVTORY.” 

Tickets will be held at the door under the name of the purchaser.


Please note: Registration for this fundraising event is non-refundable. However, refunds will be given if the event is cancelled by the organizers for any reason. Proceeds supports the Conservatory – we thank you for your understanding and support!


Presented by the Friends of the Rawlings Conservatory, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Proceeds will benefit the Rawlings Conservatory.