Thursday, October 30, 2008

Garden Seminar

This is a "must see" seminar! Dr. Olsen is extremely knowledgeable and a total woody plant guru.

Thursday, February 12 6:00-8:00pm at Fralin Auditorium

"Great Woody Plants for Blue Ridge Gardens: New Favorites and Old Friends"

Dr. Richard Olsen, Research Geneticist, US National Arboretum "New plant introductions, whether as novel species or new forms of old favorites, continue to fuel the excitement of gardening in the twenty-first century. Dr. Olsen will share his new favorites as well as old friends from travels around the U.S., Europe, and Japan that are deserving of greater attention. Including many that have gone unnoticed in the collections of the U.S. National Arboretum, where he directs the urban tree breeding program."

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