PSC Alumni Association Flower and Garden Show set for May 15
Liz Beavers – www.newstribune.info/news
May 14, 2010
The Potomac State College Alumni Association is gearing up for its second annual Flower and Garden Show on Saturday, May 15.
Over 20 vendors have signed up to participate in the event, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the indoor riding arena on the PSC campus, above Stayman Field.
In addition, a number of experts in various topics will be presenting demonstrations throughout the day. The schedule is as follows:
9 a.m. — Mineral County CEOS – Hay Bale Gardening and How to Make Your Own Upside Down Tomato Container.
10 a.m. —Mineral County CEOS – Cooking With Root Vegetables.
11 a.m. — Donna Ballard, PSC Greenhouse supervisor, Plant Science Professor – Herbs.
Noon — Judy Larkin – “The Tea Lady” — Tea in the Garden.
1 p.m. — Stacey Hamric, WVU Extension agent – Square Foot Gardening.
2 p.m. — Veva Nield, WVU Extension agent – Fat Content in Food, and Margaret Miltenberger, WVU Extension Agent – Guide to Home Canning.
Among the vendors set to participate are:
A Day in the Garden Raffle- free landscape design and labor from PSC volunteers;
4-T Herb Shoppe;
All Natural Pictures by Butch Upole;
Antioch United Methodist Church — food items;
A Stewart Original — candles;
Bear Orchard Farms — lavender and lavender products;
Brookedale Farms — flower and vegetable plants;
D & L Furniture — outdoor furniture;
Floyd Hartman — West Virginia Woodcrafts;
Jennifer’s Creations — primitive and grapevine décor;
Jersey Mountain Apiary — live beehive;
Judith Becker Art — framed watercolor, pastel and colored pencil;
Kelley Kuhn — Longaberger Baskets;
Kiwanis — fried Oreos, funnel cakes, snow cones;
Magnetic Appeal LLC — jewelry;
Melinda Chaney — landscaping, hanging baskets;
Mineral County Vo-Tech — flowers, plants;
Montani Travel Club — basket raffles;
One World Creations — sterling jewelry;
PharmaCare Floral & Gift Shoppe — custom gift baskets;
PSC Alumni Association — sodas, water, t-shirst, basket raffle;
PSC Business Club — free marigold planting for kids, flowers;
PSC Greenhouse — flower, herb and vegetable plants;
Simplee Elegant — glass pendants & earrings;
The Pampered Chef — kitchen items;
The Tea Lady — specialty teas and accessories;
Wag-A-Lot Treats & More — homemade dog treats; and
WVU Extension Services — Information.
Admission to the event is $3 for adults; children under 12 will be admitted for free.
A free shuttle bus will be available to bring people from the Church-McKee parking area to the riding arena.