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RE: today..../MG state convention

Sounds like your MG convention went well. Not really familiar with your
speakers (no surprise) but curious what your new 'wants' are.

Stay safe and hope the tornados never materialize. 


> We had our State Master Gardener Convention here this weekend.  I think it
> went very well.  We had David Salman from High Country Gardens as a
> speaker.
> I was in charge of the microphones so I got to talk to him a lot.  He is
> such a knowledgeable man.  We also had a landscape architect from OKC,
> John
> Fluitt, the son of the owners of Horn Canna farm, Dustin Snow and 2
> speakers
> from OSU on Potential Exotic Pests, Their ID & Control.  We ended with a
> talk and tour of Sunshine Gardens where the owner Steve Bieberich
> explained
> how he grows trees in an air pruning box.  We were suppose to have a
> meteorologist from OKC but we have had potential tornadoes all weekend so
> at
> the last minute he had to cancel.  It all worked out well...  David just
> took  a little longer with his slides.
> On Thursday night we had an open invitation to the Master Gardeners from
> all
> over the state to stop by the Blair Cabin for ice cream and cookies.  We
> have been working on a heirloom garden there for several years but this
> year
> we had a mural painted behind a log cabin and now we are waiting on
> everything to grow in to give a 3D effect.  We seeded in 5 different kinds
> of native grasses and buckwheat, put in a dry creek bed and some bigger
> cedars to try to make it hard to tell where the painting ends.
> Now back to working in my garden again.  David gave me several new wants
> for
> my lot, where I don't water at all.
> I now  need to work on my talk for the class I am teaching on Ornamental
> grasses.  I have put it off until this was over.
> Tricia
> (where we are in a tornado warning again tonight)

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