2009 Yankee District Convention March 27-29, 2009
Was hosted by New Hampshire Rose Society

Here is a list of the programs
I'd appreciate any photos

9:00-10:00AM                Jaime Colen, Director of Fuller Gardens, North Hampton, NH

Fuller Garden Techniques of Rose Culture: Understanding Soil Dynamics and Pathology

10:00-11AM                   Dr. Kenneth Horst, Plant Pathologist, Cornell University.

                                    Developer of GreenCure Organic Fungicide

                                    Major Diseases and Pests of Roses and Their Control

11:00-11:20AM              Break. Vendors and Raffle Tickets

11:20-12:00PM              Jolene Adams District Director for the NCNH District, Web Mistress for ARS, Master Rosarian, Horticultural Judge

         Gardens of the American Rose, Shreveport

12:00-1:30PM               Lunch. Speaker: John Finnegan, Hybridizer

                                    The Adventures of an Amateur Hybridizer

1:30-2:30PM                  Irwin Ehrenreich, Lower Cape Rose Society

                                    Designing Rose Garden Rooms

2:30-3:00PM                  Break. Vendors and Raffle Tickets

3:00-4:00PM                  Valerie Fisk, New England Rose Society, Member of Worchester County Bee Keepers’ Association

How Pesticides are Impacting the Bee Population       

4:00PM                         Raffle

6-7PM                           Cash bar in hotel restaurant

7-10PM                         Banquet Dinner. Speaker: Paul Zimmerman, CEO of Ashdown Roses:

                                    What’s New With Austin, Beales, Delbard, Kordes, Roses

Followed by District Awards and Rose Auction



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