ALBANY NY - Need inspiration for your upcoming garden this spring? For one weekend only, The 2011 Garden & Flower Show will be held March 25 - 27 at Hudson Valley Community College. Whether you have been gardening all your life or have never planted a garden before, this is the showcase for you. It is a weekend full of festivities fit for everyone!
This year's show will highlight 17 garden and landscape exhibits, 100 flower exhibits prepared by local arrangers, florists and garden club members and a garden marketplace of over 150 vendors from around the nation selling everything you need to get your garden going. There will be show experts present daily to answer all questions and to feed you some tips and ideas!
There is so much more....
Spruce up your garden! Soil testing will be done by Cornell Cooperative Extension for as little as $1 donation with results back to you in 2-3 days. Get ideas and tips on how to arrange your garden during a live Flower Arranging Demonstration on Sunday at 12:30pm. If you miss that demonstration, there are chances to attend over 50 lectures throughout the weekend where experts will discuss a variety of gardening topics. Find the 2011 Lecture Schedule here.
Bring the whole family...
There will be cooking demonstrations, New York Wineries, a raffle with over 100 prizes, and the Garden Cafe to grab lunch or dinner. The kids can enjoy the playland, face painting, among other crafts and activities.
Dates & Times:
Friday, March 25, 10am - 8pm
Saturday, March 26, 10am - 7pm
Sunday, March 27, 10am - 5pm
Location: Hudson Valley Community College, 80 Vandenburg Ave. (Route 4), Troy, NY 12180
Admission: General admission is $10 at the door, and children under 15 are free.
2-day pass $14
Seniors (age 62) - $7.00 on SENIOR Day (at the door Friday, March 25 only) Senior Day sponsored by MVP Health Care
Get a discount coupon here!
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