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Lancaster To Host Northeast Gardener Conference
Lancaster Fanning Staff
LANCASTER (Lancaster Co.)
The heart of Pennsylvania
Dutch Country will be the site of
this year’s Northeast Regional
Master Gardener Conference on
Sept 22-24 here at the Eden
The conference, open only to
Master Gardeners from around the
country, features Dr. Manfred
Kroger, professor of Food Science
at Penn State, who will address the
safety of die region’s “garden
spot” food supply. Kroger will
work on helping people under-
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stand the chemicals that make up
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Hosting the regional confer
ence, comprising Pennsylvania
and states ranging from Maine
through Virginia in the Northeast
has been something the state has
wanted to do since 1990, accord
ing to conference chair, Shirley
Wagner, a Lancaster Master
“As soon as the Master Garden
ers in New Jersey heard of the
location, becauseof its popularity,
there was a great deal of interest”
The conference will provide
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advanced training for master gar
deners, which provides "update
credits” so that they can keep the
Master Gardener title, according to
Bruce Hellerick, Lancaster horti
Other speakers, hands-on work
shops, and tours will comprise the
conference. Included will be a
Thursday evening Pennsylvania
Thursday’s first session, organ
ic gardening, will feature soaps,
oils, and biorationals; natural ene
mies of garden pests; and beyond
the basics of composting. The sec
ond session, Ornamentals I, will
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0.25 mph to travel speed at
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feature the Pennsylvania Gorman
garden, ornamental grasses in the
landscape, and information about
other pests rather than diseases and
insects that can kill plants. The
third session. Ornamentals 11, fea
tures celebrating the American
Landscape in Your Garden, hobby
greenhouse management, and Jaz
zing Up the Shade. The fourth ses
sion, edibles, features Rogues and
Other Odd Germplasm In the Gar
den, What’s New In Vegetable
Varieties. Does Soil Make Your
Tomatoes Taste Better And Better
For You?, and Measuring the
Impact of Community Gardening.
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Friday’s first session, organic
gardening, will feature A New
Approach to Pest Control and
composted sludge. The second
concurrent session. Ornamentals I,
will feature Low Maintenance
Wild Flowers Not! and What
An Arborist Does For Trees That
You Can’t. Session three. Orna
mentals 11. features Gardening
With Native Plants and pest
resistance landscape plants. The
last session, edibles, features per
simmons, kiwis, and other unusual
fruits and edible landscaping.
Speakers include those from
industry, Penn State extension, and
regional master gardeners.
About 380 Master Gardeners
were registered as of presstime.
About 70 Master Gardeners will
help coordinate the event.
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Judging of Exhibits - • A.M.
Children's Psdal Tractor Pulling Contact • 4:30 P.M.
Farm Youth Vo Ag Livestock Judging Contest • 6 P.M.
Presentation of Commercial Exhibit Awards • 7 P.M.
THE FABULOUS FLASHBACKS
2 Shows 6:30 P.M. and 6:30 P.M.
Farm Youth Vbcatlanal Agricultural Dairy Judging
Contest • 10 A.M.
Judging of Sheep -10 A.M.
Lamb Trimming A Blocking Contact
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Tractor Pulling Contact • 11 A.M.
Youth Pedal Tractor Pulling Contact -1:30 P.M.
Big Wheal Contest • 4:30 P.M.
Olay Valley High School Band 1:00 P.M.
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2 Showa - 7:30 P.M. A 0:30 P.M.
Garden Tractor A ATV Pulling Contact* 10 A.M.
Safa Tractor Driving Contaet *lO A.M.
Bala Throwing Contact -11 A.M.
Vehicle Raacua Demonstration by Olay Fire Co. • 11 A.M.
Adult Pedal Tractor Pulling Contact • 1:30 P.M.
Pie Eating Contaet • 3:30 P.M.
Drawing of $BO.OO Savlnga Bond and Praaantatlen of
Trophies • 1:30 P.M.
Auction of Fair Exhibits • 0:30 P.M.
Happy Dutchman Strolling Band 1:00-4:00 P.M.
LATIQO SMITH Country Rock
2 Shows - 7:00 P.M. A 0:00 P.M. FMR
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