Chris Gardner is a British botanist, photographer, and tour guide who co-authored “Flora of the Silk Road” in 2014 with his wife Basak. He guides and arranges botanical tours throughout Turkey, near and Central Asia, China, Chile, Morocco, Borneo and many other countries, having led over a hundred tours. Chris will show us some of the best flowers and how the plants change along the regions of the ancient Silk Road from Turkey to China. (See and ).
Following this presentation, if time permits, Chris will also present a 20-minute talk on photographing flowers in the wild.

Meeting begins at 7:15pm for announcement with speaker at 7:30pm.  Come early for refreshments and plant sale, and to renew your membership!

Gentiana arethusae in NW Yunnan, China  ©Chris Gardner