This event in the 2013 Colonial Williamsburg Speakers Series occurred the afternoon of Saturday, April 13, 2013.
Following a booksigning session, P. Allen Smith will take you on a design tour of the latest trends. The TV host, author, and lifestyle expert from Little Rock, Arkansas, will discuss how to apply texture, color, and plants inside and outside your garden home. He will also share some simple techniques professional designers use to make the most of a space and get a real WOW! effect.
About the Speaker
P. Allen Smith is an award-winning designer, gardening and lifestyle expert. He is the host of two public television programs, P. Allen Smith’s Garden Home, P. Allen Smith’s Garden to Table, and the syndicated 30-minute show P. Allen Smith Gardens.
Smith is one of America’s most recognized and respected garden and design experts, providing ideas and inspiration through multiple media venues. He is the author of the best-selling Garden Home series of books published by Clarkson Potter/Random House, including Bringing the Garden Indoors: Container, Crafts and Bouquets for Every Room and the recently published cookbook, Seasonal Recipes from the Garden inspired by the abundance of food from his farm and a family of great cooks.
Inspired by a childhood spent on the farm raising and showing livestock and poultry, Smith has led a life of promoting good stewardship of the earth. In 2009, he founded the Heritage Poultry Conservancy, an organization dedicated to the preservation and support of all threatened breeds of domestic poultry.