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|
COUNTRY CLUB OF VIRGINIA
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|
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.
|6:15 p.m.||EXECUTIVE MOTOR HOTEL|
|Bus leaves for Commonwealth Club|
|6:30 p.m.||COMMONWEALTH CLUB|
|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|
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|
Welcome from Dr. Thomas Wheeldon. President Middle Atlantic
Chapter, American Rhododendron Society
Introduction of Faculty
Introduction of Local Committees
Cultural Practice-soil requirements, fertilization, protection from
pests, diseases, injuries, sprays. etc.
|11:00-12 noon||Cultural Practice-Selection of show specimens, grooming, staging|
|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.