Flower and garden show has many 'how-to' talks

February 28, 2007

Here's the seminar schedule for the HCC Alumni Association's 13th Annual Flower & Garden Show in the College's Athletic, Recreation, and Community Center on Saturday, March 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Demonstrations will be held throughout both days.

Saturday's seminars include:

9:30 a.m. - "Seasonal Topics in Tree and Shrub Care," by Dan Yates, Bartlett Tree Experts

10:30 a.m. - "Installing a Back Yard Golf Green," by Austin Gisriel, Castles in the Air Custom Gardens

11:30 a.m. - "Container Gardening for Everyone" by Elsie Rodriguez, Lovell's Nursery

12:30 p.m. - "Gardening with Native Plants in the New National Garden," by Christine Flannagan, U.S. Botanic Garden

1:30 p.m. - "Zeroscaping Low Maintenance, Drought Resistant Landscaping," by Annette Ipsen, Univ. of MD Cooperative Extension, Wash. Co.

2:30 p.m. - "Arranging Fresh Flowers," by Troy Gifft, T.G. Designs

3:30 p.m. - "Sharpening Your Garden Tools," by Tom Law, retired carpenter


Sunday's seminars are:

11:30 a.m. - "The Lemon Herbs," by Madeline Wajda, Willow Pond Farm

12:30 p.m. - "Habitat Landscaping," by Linda Seacrist, Franklin County certified master gardener

1:30 p.m. - "Using Gifts of the Garden for Your Health and Well Being," by Lynn Little, Univ. of Maryland Cooperative Extension, Wash. Co. Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science

2:30 p.m. - "How to Design Your Landscape," by Laurie Waltz, Ott's Horticulture Center

3:30 p.m. - "Floral Class Under Glass," by Denny Warrenfeltz, Roostervane Gardens

For more information on the flower and garden show, call Lisa Stewart at 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

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