San Diego Botanic Garden announced that award winning, bestselling author and illustrator,  Sharon Lovejoy will be a guest speaker at their Spring Plant Sale from March 15 ­­­- 16 featuring, Herb Festival, Plant Sale, Tomatomania!, and Bromeliad Bonanza. The weekend will now also feature a fun and interactive Kidzone with petting zoo and pony rides. Sharon Lovejoy shares San Diego Botanic Garden’s mission and passions, making her a perfect fit for this outstanding event. Her passion for the natural world guided her to become an award-winning nature, gardening, and children’s book author and watercolor illustrator. Sharon Lovejoy will be speaking Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

 Sharon Lovejoy is the author and illustrator of ten books including Trowel & Error: Over 700 Shorts, Tips, and Remedies for the Gardener, My First Bird Book & Bird Feeder, Toad Cottages & Shooting Stars, and gardening classics Sunflower Houses and Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots. Sharon has been a lifelong and passionate herb gardener and served as President of the International Herb Association.

In addition to Sharon’s presentations at the Spring Plant Sale, there will be on-going speakers on garden and herb-related topics, and guided tours of the Herb Garden. For details on speakers, vendors, coupons and more, visit www.SDBGarden.org.