Horticulture Field Day
June 27, 2019
Please pre-register for meal count: Email or Phone (903) 834-6191
*Handicapped parking is available. Please call for any special needs.
Advisement! This is a field event held rain or shine. Please come prepared with proper attire, sturdy footwear, sunscreen, hats, umbrellas/parasols, etc. Please bring chairs if you want to sit outside during lunch. Bottled water will be provided.
- 8:30 am Registration opens at the East Farm Area
- 8:30 – 10:30 am Tour of Ornamental Trials at the East Farm Area
- 10:30 – 11:45 am Tour of Ornamental Trials at the Demonstration Garden at the Main Building
- 11:45 am – 1:00 pm Sponsored lunch of BBQ Brisket or Grilled Chicken and sides by the arbor at the Main Building (Texas A&M AgriLife Center).
Presentations (Indoors in the Bruce McMillan, Jr. Auditorium at the Main Building)
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm “The Labor Day Report- What survived the summer?”
Dr. Brent Pemberton, Ornamental Horticulture and Plant Physiology
1:45 pm – 2:30 pm “Current Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum”
Megan Proska, Horticulture Manager- The Dallas Arboretum
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm “Creating the WOW Factor: Using Color to Add Drama to the Landscape”
Gaye Hammond, Past President, Houston Rose Society; Development Chair, American Rose Society