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HJC flower and garden show next weekend

March 06, 1997

When: Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Athletic, Recreation and Community Center at Hagerstown Junior College, 11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown

Cost: $3 for adults; children younger than 12 will be admitted free. All seminars and demonstrations are included in the admission cost.

Details: The show, sponsored by Hagerstown Junior College Alumni Association, features plant care and maintenance, as well as ideas for displaying your garden's bounty. Horticulturists and extension agents will be available to answer questions.

Area garden clubs will participate in a flower show with the theme "Education," and each group will design arrangements. Arrangements will be displayed throughout the event and awarded as door prizes.

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Show proceeds benefit the alumni association's 50th anniversary amphitheater project.

For information: Call Lisa Stewart at 790-2800, extension 346.

Garden schedule

Show schedule

The Hagerstown Junior College Alumni Association Flower and Garden Show will include exhibits, vendors, door prizes, a children's planting corner and a floral art show. The schedule is as follows:

Saturday, March 15

Seminars:

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - "Plants and Their Habits" by Flo Hackimer of Wrenwood of Berkeley Springs

1:15 to 2 p.m. - "Forcing Branches to Flower Early and Arranging for Home Display" by Pam Wagoner of Jones Nursery and Florist

2:15 to 3 p.m. - "Gardening for Wildlife" by Laurie Morkved of Ott's Horticulture Center

4 to 5 p.m. - "Attracting Birds to Your Backyard Feeder" by Judy Gower and Gary Andersen of William Gower and Son Inc.

Demonstrations:

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. - "Tree Trimming" by Wade Stermer of Bartlett Tree

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - "Antique Rose Primer" by Rhonda Stevenson of Country Gardens

1 to 2 p.m. - "Creating Vegetable Bouquets" by Chef Michael Toth of Washington County Career Studies Center's Culinary Arts Program

2:45 to 3:30 p.m. - "Flowers to the Glory of God" by Sandy Hynson, author, lecturer and head Altar Guild emerita at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.; and Dick Hynson, guild member and floral photographer at Washington National Cathedral

4 to 4:45 p.m. - "Dried Flowers and Herbs for Year-Round Arrangements" by Denny Warrenfeltz of Rooster Vane Gardens

Sunday, March 16

Seminars:

Noon to 12:45 p.m. - "Where Have All the Bees Gone?" by Ernest H. Miner Jr. of Ernie's Apiaries - Frederick Honey Company

1 to 1:45 p.m. - "Home Fruit Production" by Rick Heflebower, regional extension specialist with Western Maryland Research and Education Center

2 to 2:45 p.m. - "Foundation Planting: Landscaping for Your Home" by Greg Ott of Ott's Horticulture Center

3 to 3:45 p.m. - "Water Gardening Primer: How to Plan, Install and Stock a Successful Water Garden" by Howard Crum of Lilypons Water Garden

4 to 4:45 p.m. - "Spring Lawn Care" by Sandy Scott, horticultural consultant, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Service

Demonstrations:

11:15 a.m. to noon - "Preparing and Arranging Fresh Cut Flowers" by Aileen Rudy of Designs by Aileen

12:15 to 1 p.m. - "Creating Garnishes With Your Garden Bounty" by Chef Michael Toth of Washington County Career Studies Center's Culinary Arts Program

1:15 to 2 p.m. - "Forcing Branches to Flower Early and Arranging for Home Display" by Pam Wagoner of Jones Nursery and Florist

2:15 to 3 p.m. - "Posies and Produce: Mixing Plants and Produce for Colorful Arrangements" by Denny Warrenfeltz of Rooster Vane Gardens

3:15 to 4:15 p.m. - "Growing a Container Garden" by Father George Limmer of St. Mary's Catholic Church

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