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Volume 22, Number 4
October 1968

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American Rhododendron Society Annual Meeting - Tentative Program
Callaway Gardens
April 20-23, 1969

 
SUNDAY, APRIL 20  
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Registration
3:00 - 5:00

Chapel - Organ recital

6:00 - 7:00 Social Hour (Host - Southern Chapter)
7:00 - 8:00 Buffet Dinner (on your own)
8:00 Slide Presentations
  "An Introduction to Callaway Gardens" Fred C. Galle
"The Glenn Dale Azaleas" Roy Magruder, U. S. D. A., Wash., D.C.
MONDAY, APRIL 21  
7:30 - 8:45 Early Morning Walks
9:00 -10:15 Panel: Rhododendron Diseases
       Dr. Denzell Gill - Plant Pathology - U. S. D. A., Tifton, Ga
       Dr. Jake Tinga - Horticulture Dept., Univ. of Ga.
     Mr. Arthur Coyle - President, Southern Chapter, Waller, Texas
       *Dr. Freeman Weiss - Annandale, Minn.
  Coffee and Coke Break
10:30 Gable Azaleas - Mr. H. R. Yates, Frostburg, Maryland
11:00 Dwarf Azaleas - Dr. Robert Pryor - Horticulturist,
     U. S. D. A., A.R.S. Crops Research Division, Beltsville, Maryland
11:30 Back Acre Azaleas - Mrs. Sara Groves, Oxford, Ga.
12:00 LUNCH
1:30 Tour of Gardens and Trails - via Gardens Buses
6:00 - 7:00 Social Hour
7:00 DINNER
8:00 Rhododendrons in the Landscape, Mr. Doan Ogden, Ashville, N.C.
Companion Plants for Rhododendrons, Gordon Tyrrell - Winterthur Gardens, Del.
TUESDAY, APRIL 22  
7:30 - 8:45 Early Morning Walk
9:00 -10:00 Rhododendron Propagation, Alfred Fordham - Arnold Arboretum, Boston. Mass.
10:00 -11:45 Panel: Rhododendron Culture
     Dr. Tom Wheeldon
       *Dr. William Garren, Ashville, N.C.
     Mr. H. R. Yates, Frostburg, Md.
       Mr. Ted Van Veen, West Coast
       Dr. Sigmond Solymosy, South
12:00 LUNCH
Rhododendrons Here and There, Mr. M. Geofrey Wakefield
3:00 - 5:00 Tour of Blue Springs - via Gardens Buses.
5:00 - 6:00 Social Hour at Blue Springs
7:30 Dinner (Informal)
8:30 Rhododendron occidentale, *Britt Smith and Frank Mossman
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23  
Post convention tour of Atlanta gardens, arranged by Azalea Chapter
     * not confirmed.  


Volume 22, Number 4
October 1968

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