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HCC to host flower, garden show March 12-13

January 24, 2011

HAGERSTOWN — The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will present the Tri-State area’s largest and most extensive floral event, the 17th annual Flower and Garden Show, on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, at the College’s Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.

This year’s theme is “Not Just Your Grandmother’s Garden!”

The event will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of vendors will take part in the show. Show participants include experts in nurseries, lawn and garden equipment, pottery and statuary, landscaping, tree services, stone products, pools, spas, outdoor furniture, florists, wild bird products and natural gourmet gifts from the garden.

Seminars and demonstrations on a variety of gardening topics will be held continuously throughout both days of the event. In addition, area garden clubs will set up displays and quilt raffles will be held. Visitors are encouraged to bring their children to enjoy the gardening and activity area for kids. Lunch and snacks will be available at the Garden Café.

Admission costs $4 for adults and free for those younger than 12. Proceeds benefit the HCC Alumni Association.

For more information, contact Lisa Stewart at 301-790-2800, ext. 346, or by e-mail at lsstewart@hagerstowncc.edu.

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