Quebec City garden writer cultivates international connections

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Larry Hodgson proudly stands amidst the flowers in his own garden.

In early August, a somewhat eccentric-looking group of nearly 400 people gathered in Quebec City. Pen in hand, sun hat in place, and the occasional smudge of dirt on a few faces, they came for the Garden Writers Association annual symposium. Local horticulturist and garden writer Larry Hodgson was instrumental in bringing the symposium to our fair city.