Philadelphia Flower Show Excursion
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Bus departs from Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase Street, Annapolis
Time: 9 am - 9 pm
Join Historic Annapolis on an exclusive day trip to the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society Philadelphia Flower Show. Arrive by deluxe motor coach and spend the day taking in the colors, smells and textures of the exhibits across ten acres of garden and landscape space.
The theme of this year’s show is Riviera Holiday. Inspired by the world’s exotic Mediterranean gardens, the lush displays explore the allure and extraordinary plant palette of some of the world’s captivating coastal regions.
HA is pleased to welcome special guest Christine Price-Abelow, lead Horticulturist at Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, who will be providing a talk about Mediterranean plants and the newest exhibit at the Smithsonian Gardens, "Habitat," on the bus ride up to Philadelphia.
Seating is limited; Reservations are required by February 17.
Cost: $85 General Admission; $80 HA Members and Volunteers; $75 Garden Circle Members (admission fee includes round-trip transportation and ticket to the Flower Show)
About Our Speaker:
Christine Price-Abelow has been lead Horticulturist at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian museum since 2005. She is responsible for the design, planning and plant maintenance of the museum’s native ethno-botanical landscape which surrounds this unique building. Christine earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech in ornamental horticulture and has worked at the National Zoo, in grounds maintenance and retail nursery/garden center positions before joining the Smithsonian Institution in 1998. She lives in Frederick, MD and enjoys working in her own garden and antiquing in her spare time.
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