C.M.C.L. Speaker Series: Mike McGrath
The Cape May County Public Library is proud to invite the public to its bi-annual Speaker Series. This June, we will welcome author, columnist, radio personality, and expert gardener Mike McGrath, host of NPR’s “You Bet Your Garden.” Come and enjoy an evening with our outstanding and knowledgeable speaker!
Library: Sea Isle City Library
Location: Public Meeting Room
Mike McGrath hosts the nationally-syndicated Public Radio show “You Bet Your Garden,” which airs every Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. and again at various times on other Public Radio stations across the nation. “You Bet Your Garden” is also the name of Mike’s column in the quarterly gardening publication Greenprints (also known as “The Weeder’s Digest”), appearing in every issue since 1998. Since 1999, Mike has been Garden Editor for WTOP, the top rated all-news radio station in Washington, D.C. In 1992, Mike received a ‘Quill & Trowel’ award from the Garden Writers of America for his “Openings” editorial columns. Mike’s most recent publication is “The You Bet Your Garden Guide to Growing Great Tomatoes.” Released in February 2012 by Fox Chapel Publishing, it is a brand new, completely revised and updated third edition of Mike’s classic tomato tome, which was previously titled “You Bet Your Tomatoes.” Mike is also the author of “The Kitchen Garden Box; Save & Sow Seeds of Your Favorite Vegetables,” “Mike McGrath’s Book of Compost,” and “Kitchen Garden A to Z.”