Orleton and District Gardening Club

29th May 2018

Bill Laws

Plants that changed the course of History

Bill Laws is a gardener and the author of batch of books on gardening from a curious history of vegetables to Artists’ Gardens. His latest, the Royal Horticultural Society’s Tales from the Tool Shed – A History of the Garden in Fifty Tools came out last spring. Recently returned from speaking at Denver Botanical Gardens, Bill who lives in Hereford shared his top ten favourite plant stories from his Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History.

Garden author and social historian, Bill takes us on a horticultural journey, looking at his top ten favourite plants taken from the best-selling book, Fifty Plants that Changed the Course of History.

www.billlaws.com