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Volume 17, Number 2
April 1963

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Program, Middle Atlantic Chapter Meeting A.R.S. - May 3, 4, 5, 1953

FRIDAY, MAY THIRD
4:00-6:00 p.m. EXECUTIVE MOTOR HOTEL - Registration
6:15 p.m. Bus leaves for Country Club of Virginia
6:30 p.m. COUNTRY CLUB OF VIRGINIA
Dinner
Discussion period: Leader-Dr. Henry T. Skinner, Director U. S. National 
       Arboretum, Washington, D.C.
Showing of slides by members. It is hoped that many will present these. Mr.
        Wendell Powell, Chairman.
SATURDAY, MAY FOURTH
9:00 a.m. EXECUTIVE MOTOR HOTEL
Board Bus for Tour
     Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Powell
     Garden of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Gregory, Jr.
     Garden of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin D. Robins
          (Lunch on lawn overlooking lake)
     Garden of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Roberts
     Candlelight Tea-"Woodlawn"-Home of Mr. and Mrs.
          Thomas Kennedy
6:15 p.m. EXECUTIVE MOTOR HOTEL
  Bus leaves for Commonwealth Club
6:30 p.m. COMMONWEALTH CLUB
  Cocktail Party
  Dinner
  Address: Mr. Gordon Jones, Director Plant Fields Arboretum
  Oyster Bay, L. I. New York
SUNDAY, MAY FIFTH
9:30 a.m. EXECUTIVE MOTOR HOTEL
  Bus leaves for Gladsgay Gardens
10:00 a.m. GLADSGAY GARDENS 
Azalea and rhododendron exhibit
Tour of garden
Demonstration of propagating houses
Rhododendron Judging School - MONDAY, MAY SIXTH
10:00 am. to GLADSGAY GARDENS (for those wishing to register)
4:00 p.m. Course One of Rhododendron Judging School.  (Review your descriptive literature)  Faculty-Dr. Clement G. Bowers and Mr. Paul Vossberg
8:30-9:30 a.m. Registration
9:30-9:45 a.m. Welcome from Dr. Thomas Wheeldon. President Middle Atlantic
     Chapter, American Rhododendron Society
Introduction of Faculty
Introduction of Local Committees
9:45-10:45 a.m. Cultural Practice-soil requirements, fertilization, protection from
pests, diseases, injuries, sprays. etc.
10:45-11:00 a.m. Recess
11:00-12 noon Cultural Practice-Selection of show specimens, grooming, staging
12:00-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-2:00 p.m. Judging Demonstration-Faculty
2:00-3:00 p.m. Student Oral Judging
  Adjournment with informal discussion.

        Each registered student will be given score sheet for use in the following of instructors' point judging. Score sheets will not be turned in for Course One. Great stress will be put on some revisions with newer ideas.
        Course Two will be held in Washington, D. C. in 1964. Course Three will be held in Philadelphia, Penn. in 1965. The present score sheet may be reviewed in the Quarterly Bulletin of the American Rhododendron Society, January 15, 1965.
        The tuition is $5. This does not include lunch. The course is open to members of garden clubs, horticulturists, flower show judges, nurserymen, etc.


Volume 17, Number 2
April 1963

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