Pergola in New Preston will play host to a book signing with Jack Staub April 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Staub, a noted author and gardener, will sign copies of his new book, "Private Edens: Beautiful Country Gardens," which profiles many gardens, including some in Litchfield County.

The 256-page hardcover book is $50.

Staub, who grew up in Litchfield County, is the author of the celebrated "75" series of edible gardening books, which includes "75 Exciting Vegetables for Your Garden," "75 Remarkable Fruits for Your Garden" and "75 Exceptional Herbs for Your Garden."

With his partner, the renowned landscape designer Renny Reynolds, he is the owner of historic Hortulus Farm in Wrightstown, Pa.

Pergola is at 7 East Shore Road. For more information, call 860-868-4769.