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2009 Ornamental Horticulture Field Day

at the UGA Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville

 

The faculty and staff of the Department of Horticulture at The University of Georgia cordially invite you to attend their biennial Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day at the UGA Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville, Georgia on September 25, 2009.   Faculty will be stationed throughout the farm to discuss their research projects.  In addition, retired professor Dr. Michael Dirr will make a return visit to show some of the outstanding new plants originating from his on-going breeding and evaluation program. 

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and tours start promptly at 9:00 a.m. rain or shine.  Dress appropriate for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

A $20 registration fee includes a barbeque lunch and parking passes for those who want to visit the campus trial gardens.  This year’s event is limited to 250 persons, so early registration is encouraged. 

There are three ways to register: by mail, by FAX or on-line.  See the following web site for registration information and directions:

http://www.caes.uga.edu/UNIT/ATHENS/events/events.html

For more information, phone 706/542-0808 or 706/542-2861

 

TARGET AUDIENCES FOR THIS EVENT INCLUDE GREEN INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS (NURSERY, GREENHOUSE, LANDSCAPE, GARDEN CENTERS, AND ALLIED TRADES), TECH SCHOOL HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS AND STUDENTS, AND HIGH SCHOOL VO-AG TEACHERS.  MASTER GARDENERS ARE ALSO WELCOME TO ATTEND.

 

FOR A CAMERA-READY FLYER, SEE:

http://www.caes.uga.edu/?tiny=WHVWRM

 



Dr. Teri Hamlin
North Region Agriculture Education
Georgia Department of Education
204C Four Towers University of Georgia
Athens, Ga 30602
706-542-3679 / 706-540-0032
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