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Dallas Arboretum hosts Plant Trials Field Day

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The 10th annual event will be held Wednesday, June 22.

| May 23, 2011

The 10th Annual Dallas Arboretum Plant Trials Field Day will be held Wednesday, June 22.

The Dallas Arboretum tests numerous annuals, sub-tropicals, bulbs, herbaceous perennials and woody plants to determine the best plants for the unique climate of North Texas. Attendees will receive advance information on recommended plants and award winners for the next growing season.

The day’s schedule is as follows:

  • 1-2:00 pm Registration at Rosine Hall, Dallas Arboretum pre-register $15.00 (Dinner included) on site $25.00
  •  2:00-2:15: Welcome, introduction and thank you to sponsors – Jimmy Turner and Jenny Wegley
  • 2:15-3:00: North Texas Winners Circle & TAMU results – Dr. Brent Pemberton
  • 3:00-4:30: Trial by Flower! Jimmy Turner - Senior Director of Gardens/Dallas Arboretum
    • 2008 Award Winners & Historic "Best ofs!"
    • Annuals – Cool Season
    • Annuals – Warm Season (Flowering & Foliage)
    • Perennials
    • Un-"New"-usuals!
    • What I see interesting in this year’s trials & from Pack Trials
  • 4:30-5:30: Open Forum – New plants & products – Sign up to talk about your new plants or products or disagree with Jimmy Turner.
  •  5:30-?: Dinner, trade show, tour of trial gardens

Q&A: Will continue in the trial garden during and after dinner for those who are interested. To register, click here.
 

 

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