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Burpee's Top Garden Experts to Speak at the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show

Mar/01/2012

March 2012 – Warminster, PA – Two of Burpee's top garden experts will speak at the 2012 Philadelphia Flower Show, offering advice and lectures to an enthusiastic crowd of home flower and vegetable gardeners. The lectures will take place in the Gardener's Studio on Sunday, March 4 th at 7 p.m. and on Friday, March 9 th at 5 p.m.

 

Here's a sneak peak at the exciting garden topics Burpee's flower and vegetable garden gurus plan to cover during their presentations:

 

Cover Crops – Rollin' in Green Manure
Venelin Dimitrov, Burpee’s Flower Product Manager
Sunday, March 4th at 7 p.m.

 

Venelin Dimitrov will present a fun and informative lecture titled, Cover Crops – Rollin' in Green Manure on Sunday, March 4th at 7 p.m.

 

Those who attend Dimitrov's lecture can expect an in-depth and entertaining look at the benefits and practicalities of using cover crops in the garden. Dimitrov, who is involved in garden performance evaluation and variety selection for Burpee's mail-order catalog, will also offer details on how Burpee makes use of cover crops at its Fordhook Farm trial gardens in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. To see more about this lecture, check out our video here: http://bit.ly/wNahYl.

 

Edible Architecture - Outside the (Garden) Box Design Ideas for Vegetables
Chelsey Fields, Vegetable Product Manager
Friday, March 9 th at 5 p.m.

 

Horticulturist Chelsey Fields isn't just Burpee's Vegetable Product Manager; she's an avid home vegetable gardener and cook with a deep passion for teaching others how to cultivate fresh, tasty homegrown foods in their own gardens. Fields will present a range of innovative and inspirational vegetable garden design ideas on Friday, March 9th at 5 p.m. during her lecture titled, Edible Architecture - Outside the (Garden) Box Design Ideas for Vegetables.

 

Gardeners who attend the lecture will learn about unique ways vegetables can be incorporated into the garden. Fields will share tips on introducing functional and aesthetic structural elements, such as obelisks and decorative tomato towers, into a garden plot. To see more about this lecture, check out our video here: http://bit.ly/ztAoIW.

 

Pre-registration for lectures is not required, and admission to these talks is included with general admission to the Philadelphia Flower Show. For more information about these lectures, stay tuned to Burpee's Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/BurpeeGardens.

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