Thursday, April 12, 2012

Garden Day, New Varieties Lecture and Slide Show

‘Appalachian’ Red Redbud -
Cercis canadensis ‘Appalachian Red"
Zone 4
Grows 25’ tall and wide

Like all redbuds, ‘Appalachian’ is an understory tree and can tolerate partial shade. In early spring the tight deep pink buds cover the branches of this cold hardy tree, and in mid-spring the buds open into blooms. This flower explosion occurs before any of the burgundy-colored, young foliage appears. The large heart-shaped leaves change to a deep blue-green by summer, and a sunny yellow in the fall.

Come to Garden Day this Saturday and learn about this and other new varieties! Victoria will be giving a lecture with a slide show "New Varieties in Bloom." Every year there are new varieties destined to become old favorites. Let Victoria introduce you to the stunning new "must have" varieties available to brighten your garden this season. The class will include annuals, perennials shrubs and trees.

Saturday April 14th - Garden Day at UCCC

All day event at Ulster County Community College in Stone Ridge. Contact Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County for more information and registration please call (845) 340 3990.

Saturday April 14th - Lecture: New Varieties in Bloom At Garden Day at UCCC

Victoria Coyne from Victoria Gardens will be giving a slideshow lecture - a collection of images displaying the stunning “must have” varieties of 2012. Call (845) 340 3990 to register.

Sunday April 15th - 10am Coffee in the Garden at Victoria Gardens - free

Coffee in the Garden (the first and third Sunday of each month) is a casual gardeners’ open forum. Each week Victoria chooses something new and exciting in the garden to discuss, and is available to answer your questions.

- 11am Class - New Varieties in Bloom- We’re presenting this slideshow lecture at the nursery for those of you who can’t make it to Garden Day at UCCC!

Call 845-658-9007. to register.

Reservations necessary - $5 per person.

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