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Monday, June 18, 2007

Learn How to Prune Lilacs and other Shrubs at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library

photo by Rachel SenechalThis Wednesday, June 20 at 5:30pm, Jeff Young will give a presentation on pruning shrubs followed by hands on instruction and demonstration on the library grounds. Jeff is the Lilac Curator of UVM Horticulture Farm. Young lives in St. Albans where he is the Chairman of the Taylor Park Commission and the Tree Warden. He is on the Board of Directors of the International Lilac Society. Jeff is a VT Master Gardener, who serves on the state advisory board and the Northwest Chapter steering committee. He is also the Master Gardener liaison for Shelburne Museum. Jeff does about 40 workshops a year on lilacs, flowering shrubs and trees, hedges, and park and open space development. He is retired from the federal government and now runs his own business, Lilac Torr, LLC. Co-sponsored by the Washington-Orange Chapter of the Vermont Master Gardeners and the Montpelier Tree Board. This program will meet in the East Montpelier Room, downstairs, next to the Book Sale.


Morgan W. Brown said...

Great photo Rachel.

By the way, do you know what type of butterfly it is?

Rachel Senechal said...

The butterfly is a painted lady. The photo was taken May 29, 2007 in Brookline, MA outside of my daughter's apartment. It's a beauty.

Rachel Senechal said...

Actually the date of the photos was May 28th. I'm having trouble with dates today!