February 28th, 2015
MPS Annual Educational Event
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:30 am: MPS Social
11:00 am: Floral Design Seminar: "Think Outside the Box"
with National Garden Club judge, Barbara Mikkelson
Tips and techniques will be presented in making show quality arrangements. She hopes to make designing for a flower show a positive experience.
1:00pm: Peony Culture Seminar: "How to Create New Varieties of Peonis by Growing them from Seed"
with Scott Parker, President of American and Wisconsin Peony Societies, of Tomah, Wisconsin
This topic explores how crossing different varieties of peonies produces seeds. Learn when and how to collect peony seeds, how to store them and when an how to plant them.
Photo: 'Lemon Chiffon'
Readily sets seeds and widely used in hybridizing