The Druid's Deadly Darlings: The Poisonous Plants that Surround Us

Friday, July 197:00—8:00 PMCommunity roomPutnam Valley Library30 Oscawana Lake RD, Putnam Valley , NY, 10579

 The Druid's Deadly Darlings

The Druid's Deadly Darlings is an educational series on the fascinating world of poisonous plants, and other nefarious topics. Renee Fleury is a horticulturist with a love for history and folklore. In her series she brings to life Madame Datura, a 19th century botanist with three late husbands. Presenting in character, Renee takes a deep dive into subjects like poisonous plants in medicine, gardening with poisonous plants, femme fatales, and the witchy folklore that surrounds many of her deadly darlings. The topics are endless, so there is always something new to learn!

The poisonous plants that surround us:

Thinking of creating a “dark garden”? The Druid’s Deadly Darlings is an educational series that explores the fascinating world of poisonous plants. Join Renee Fleury, a horticulturist and druid, on a deep dive to discover which plants are poisonous, what makes them so poisonous, and how to garden with them safely. We will discuss some of their folklore and medicinal uses, as well as the plants in your own backyard!

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