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HCC announces seminars for annual Flower & Garden Show

The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association recently announced its seminar schedule for the 18th Annual Flower & Garden Show, which will be held on Sat., March 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sun., March 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the ARCC.

Demonstrations will be held both days. Saturday seminars include:

  • 10 a.m. – “Design with Ornamental Grasses” with Christine Abelow
  • 11 a.m. – “Designing Your Landscape Gardens” with Laurie Waltz, landscape designer, Ott’s Horticulture
  • 12 noon – “The Basics of Roses” with Sandy Scott, horticulture educator
  • 1 p.m. – “Preserving the Gifts of Your Garden” with Lynn Little, Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Maryland extension
  • 2 p.m. – “Creating a Meditation Garden” with Greg Ott, Ott’s Horticulture
  • 3 p.m. – “The Promise of Your Spring Wedding” with Troy Gifft, T.G. Design

Sunday seminars include:

  • 11 a.m. – “Photography in the Garden” with Craig Camp, Washington County master gardener
  • 12 noon – “The Gardens of Europe” with Annette Ipsan, horticulture educator
  • 1 p.m. – “Composting for Soil Amendment” with Karen Greeley, Washington County master gardener
  • 2 p.m. – “Discover How Solar Energy Works for the Garden” with Michelle Liefke, Mountain View Solar
  • 3 p.m. – “Antique Rose: Herb of the Year” with Madeline Wadja, of Willow Pond Farm

For information about the Flower and Garden Show, contact Lisa Stewart at 240-500-2346, or email