Tour Sunny Gardens with Darien Library

In a month filled with freezing temperatures, snow, and ice, take a trip through the sunny gardens of Florida. Darien Library is pleased to present a tour of exquisite gardens in Orlando, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Naples, and Miami with garden designer, speaker, and author Jana Milbocker.

Discover the gorgeous plants that thrive in tropical climates like palms, bromeliads, hibiscus, and more on Tuesday, February 1 at 10 a.m. Register for this virtual event on Darien Library’s website at

Jana Milbocker is a garden designer, speaker, and author. She combines horticulture, design, and travel tips to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. Jana loves to visit gardens and historic sites in the U.S. and abroad, and share her trips through her books, photos and blog.

She published The Garden Tourist: 120 Destination Gardens and Nurseries in the Northeast in 2018, and The Garden Tourist’s New England in 2020. She has lectured at flower shows in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, New York, and New Jersey, as well as a multitude of horticultural societies, garden clubs, and libraries in the Northeast.

She is the owner of Enchanted Gardens, a landscape design firm in the Boston area. She is past president of the Holliston Garden Club, and active in the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, Massachusetts Horticultural Society, and GardenComm International.