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Vince Dooley visits the Charleston area to promote his gardening book

  • Thursday, August 22, 2013

Known more for his years on the field as the legendary football coach at the University of Georgia (UGA), Vince Dooley has also been a long time gardener and spends most of his time devoted to his hobby.

Dooley took this passion and wrote a 160-page book called “Vince Dooley’s Garden — The Horticultural Journey of a Football Coach” where he shares his personal stories on gardens and plants around the world that have inspired him, including those in his home in Athens, Ga. He showcases places like the beloved hedges of UGA’s Sanford Stadium and “The Tree that Owns Itself.”

Working with the University of Georgia Alumni Association and the Lowcountry Dawgs, Dooley will be in Charleston for two special events around the book.

While in Charleston Aug. 23 and 24, he will do two book signings. The first at Home Team BBQ West Ashley on the 23 from 6-7:30 p.m. Home Team BBQ is a long time UGA hot spot and home to the Lowcountry Bulldog Club headquarters for the football season.

The event is free and open to the public and the book will be on sale. On Saturday, Dooley will head to one of the area’s most incredibly kept public gardens Magnolia Plantation & Gardens for a signing from 1-3 p.m. General admission of $15 per person to Magnolia Plantation is needed for attendance.

To learn more about Vince Dooley and his book, visit http://www.vincedooleysgarden.com/index.htm.

To learn more about Home Team BBQ, visit www.hometeambbq.com or at https://www.facebook.com/hometeambbq.

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