Program Type:Arts, Culture, & Literature
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“There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray you love, remember ..." - - Hamlet, Act IV, Scene 5
References to herbs are abundant in Shakespeare's works and he is rumored to have been a gardener himself. Author of the book Botanical Shakespeare, Gerit Quealy, will discuss herbs that you can grow in your own garden and their connection to Shakespeare's writings.
Author Gerit Quealy began her career as an actor, notably ABC’s Ryan’s Hope & opposite Robert Sean Leonard in Romeo & Juliet. As a journalist, she has covered everything from dollhouses, birdhouses, beauty, brownies, & brides, in outlets such as the New York Times, Country Living, Woman's Day, NBC’s Style Goes Strong and an array of gardening magazines. She’s a passionate paleographer & the author of Botanical Shakespeare from HarperCollins.
Want to grow the seeds mentioned in this program? Fill out this form.
Once your seed kit arrives at the designated location, you will be contacted to schedule a pick up appointment.
This program is made possible by the generous support of the Dallas Shakespeare Club and the Friends of the Dallas Public Library