Gardening Lecture with Emmy-nominated Lifestyle Expert Mar Jennings: A Four Season Garden with English Roots on American Soil

Mar_Jennings2On Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 p.m., the Farmington main library will host Emmy-nominated TV host, lifestyle expert and best-selling gardening author Mar Jennings to discuss his photographic essay documenting the four seasons of his Connecticut garden and garden studio, from the lawn to the layout and from the flowers to the folly—all directly inspired by visits to and plans of traditional English gardens. This amazing presentation shows Mar’s beautiful garden design, detail and implementation ideas that are easy enough for novices and interesting enough for seasoned gardeners. Life On Mar's Book Cover Mar Jennings (2)

His garden, the subject of his award-winning book, “Life on Mar’s, A Four Season Garden,” has been featured on television shows and magazines across the country. He will share a wealth of inspirational ideas and creative projects to dress up your home, garden, and life. Mar simplifies the art of casual luxury while showing you how to develop your green thumb and flair for design. With Mar’s sophisticated sense of style, color and harmony, you will be inspired by the spirit of the outdoors. A book sale and signing of his book “Life on Mar’s: A Four Season Garden” will follow.

Mar Jennings  is an Emmy-nominated TV Host, Lifestyle Expert and best-selling author. Based in Westport, Connecticut, Mar Jennings is also President and CCO (Chief Creative Officer) of a multimedia and design company, S&J Multimedia LLC. Mar Jennings’ brand of lifestyle and hosting combines an infectious energy and passion for conveying information in ways that are fun and inspirational to all, making Mar one of the most desirable personalities in the business.

As one of the top lifestyle experts, Mar has appearances on HGTV, the Today Show, Food Network, ABC, CBS, CNN and more. Mar has been featured in Better Homes & Garden’s Decorating Magazine, Home Magazine, Quick & Simple Magazine, Small Gardens Magazine, Page Six and the New York Times, among other national and local publications. More information about Mar Jennings can be found at his web site:

This event is free and open to the public and will take place at the Farmington main library at 6 Monteith Drive. Space is limited; advance registration is required for this program. Please call 860-673-6791 for details or register through the library’s web site at 

The Farmington Library is part of the Farmington Village Green and Library Association.  If you have special needs to attend library programs, contact the library in advance.

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