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  • Sonja Durkee

Door Garden Club Orchid Event to Feature Top-5 Award Author

Erica Hannickel and Orchid Muse book cover
Orchid Muse author featured at Door Garden Club event

Erica Hannickel, nonfiction author, environmental history professor, and self-described orchiholic is coming to the Donald and Carol Kress Pavillion in Egg Harbor on Tuesday, October 24, and the latest of her books, Orchid Muse, has just been short-listed as a Top 5 for the Best Nonfiction book award of 2023 by the Wisconsin Library Association.

Erica will entertain members and guests at the Door Garden Club orchid event with her presentation 'Of Empresses and Orchids' during the group's last meeting of the season at 10 a.m. A luncheon, little flower show, and short meeting will follow. Erica's books will be available for purchase and autographs. She will assess the ailing orchid plants of anyone who brings theirs and will offer tips for more blooms.

Members of the Door Garden Club are delighted to welcome Erica to Door County! Everyone is welcome to attend. Read more about Erica Hannickel HERE. Please sign up early for the program and luncheon at

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Wisconsin Library Association

Find and save the 2024 dates for the new Door Garden Club's other exciting monthly programs and meetings that will begin in April and end in October 2024 on the homepage of the club's website. Topics will focus on horticulture, floral design, conservation, flower shows, botanical arts, garden history and design, and photography. The Door Garden Club is a 501(c)(3) organization. Its purpose is to appreciate, learn, share, and support the beauty and value of plants, gardens, parks, and green spaces.

Questions? Complete the Contact Us form at and someone in the group will get back to you.


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