The Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents A Writer’s Garden Valentine Tea

Michael Devine
Michael Devine Photo courtesy of Women's Council of the Dallas Arboretum

The Women’s Council of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will present A Writer’s Garden Valentine Tea, featuring guest speaker Michael Devine.

Devine is a tastemaker who has an internationally recognized line of hand-printed fabrics. His textiles and garden have appeared in numerous print and on-line magazines, including House Beautiful, Elle Décor, Traditional Home, World of Interiors and the Peak of Chic. He is a weekly columnist for Lonny magazine and resides in the upstate village of Kinderhook, New York where is love of gardening began.

In the indispensable entertaining guide, An Invitation to the Garden: Seasonal Entertaining Outdoors, Devine shows how the garden can be a perfect and easily transformable setting to stage enchanted events in every season. He shares the joys of outdoor dining in his exquisite garden, featuring get-togethers throughout the year from breakfast and lunch to cocktails and dinner.

Marilyn Hailey will serve as the Honorary Chair. A tribute will be presented in her honor highlighting her work as a model at Neiman Marcus. The event is chaired by Dorothea Meltzer. Marena Gault is the Women’s Council President.

Funds raised from “A Writer’s Garden” Literary Series benefit A Woman’s Garden. For Patron and Sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets on-line, visit or call Carol Nelson, Reservation Chair, at 214-528-8029.

Event Details


2.10.15 | 1:30 pm


Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
8525 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218


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