Gardening tips shared at first chautauqua of the season
March 19, 2020
Local gardeners met at the Nolan Center Thursday evening, March 12, to share advice in Wrangell's first chautauqua event of the season.
The name "chautauqua" comes from a movement that began in the late 1800s, begun near Lake Chautauqua in New York, where public speakers would travel around to spread culture, education, and entertainment. The Nolan Center has hosted its own chautauqua series for many years, giving a number of unique guest speakers a platform.
This first chautauqua meeting of the spring was very informal, with gardeners just sitting around in a circle asking questions and s...