Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

Camellia 'Kuikaju Tsubaki'Cosponsored with the Triangle Camellia Society

April 16, 2003 (Wednesday)
7:30 PM
York Auditorium, Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JCRA

Tom Johnson, Horticulturist, Massee Lane Gardens
"How Not to Grow a Camellia"

Tom Johnsons talk on "How Not to Grow a Camellia" is one of his most popular. He will discuss common things most people do wrong in camellia culture, and hopefully everyone learn how to grow camellias correctly from the lessons learned. Many examples he will discuss come from questions he receives from the "Ask Tom" part of the American Camellia Society's Web site. Tom lives in the middle of the camellia gardens at Massee Lane Gardens in Fort Valley, GA and gets to travel the country helping people grow camellias and promoting the business of the American Camellia Society.

This lecture is in the York Auditorium in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JCRA and begins at 7:30 PM. There is plenty of free parking in the Arboretum's parking lot and along Beryl Road. Driving directions to the JCRA are available on the JCRA Web site. Please call (919) 515-3132 if you have additional questions this event.

Friends of the Arboretum lectures are free to those with current membership. This lecture is also free for Triangle Camellia Society members. There is a $5.00 fee for nonmembers. Please bring your membership card. We will have a current membership list at the door. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door. Entrance is free to all NC State students with ID and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff.

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