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Seminars to be held at HCC's Flower and Garden Show

February 20, 2008

The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association has announced its seminar schedule for the Alumni Association's 14th annual Flower and Garden Show to be held in the College's Athletic, Recreation, and Community Center on Saturday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Demonstrations will be held throughout both days.

Saturday's seminars are:

9:30 a.m. - "Tree Planting 101," by Tim Evans, Family Tree Nursery

10:30 a.m. - "Yoga in and out of the Garden," by Simone Heurich, Flowering Heart Yoga

11:30 a.m. - "Healthy Cooking with Herbs" by Madeline Wadja, Willow Pond Farm

12:30 p.m. - "Low Input Lawn Care," by Jeff Semler, Maryland Cooperative Extension, Washington County.

1:30 p.m. - "Gardening for Hummingbirds," by Annette Ipsan, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension educator, Bartlett Tree Experts

2:30 p.m. - "Shave or a Haircut? Tree and Shrub Pruning for Health and Beauty," by Dan Yates, Bartlett Tree Experts

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3:30 p.m. - "The Gardens at Hagerstown Community College," by Sandy Scott and Judy Kofoet, Friends of Hagerstown Community College Gardens Club

Sunday's seminars are:

11:30 a.m. - "Celebrating Spring with Fresh Flowers," by Troy Gifft, TG Florists and Garden Center

12:30 p.m. - "Honey Bees: More Important than People Think," by Carl Kahkonen, Hagerstown Valley Apian Society

1:30 p.m. - "Tea in the Garden" by Judy Larkin, The Tea Lady

2:30 p.m. - "Dried Flowers: Growing, Picking, and Preserving," by Rose Dillner, Carriage House at Blythstead

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

For more information call Lisa Stewart at 301-790-2800, ext. 346.

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