NCDS Member Garden – Mid-Atlantic Trial Garden Work Day. Judging with John Spangenberg, Rich Gibson, Valerie Wampler, Connie Richards, Allison, Kumar. Allison, John and Valerie completed color charting all trial blooms…
Mid-Atlantic Trial Garden
John Spangenberg and Kumar
John Spangenberg teaching Kumar and Connie Richards about raising dahlias.
Trial Garden Leader – John Spangenberg
Trial Garden Mascot #1 – Sophie – I missed picture of Mascot #2 – Gina – she was there. Please don’t tell on me that I didn’t post a picture of her John!
Allison disbudding. She learned how to color chart today! Awesome job!
Connie Richards and Rich Gibson disbudding – getting the garden ready for our show tomorrow – judges will be there for the Trial Garden.
John Spangenberg doing a final check of the Trial Garden – checking for the big day tomorrow.
August 23 Mid-Atlantic Trial Garden Work day with John Spangenberg, Rich Gibson, Valerie Wampler, Allison and Dave Smith. – Trial Bloom
Gina, Trial Garden Mascot #2
Sophie, Trial Garden Mascot #1 and Gina
Allison. Allison has bleach water with clippers. She was deadheading and practicing good “virus free” work habits. Dipping the cutting tools between each plant. Great to have her help in the garden this year.
Rich Gibson. Rich was disbudding. Rumor is there are going to be two NCDS flower shows in September.
Dave Smith with weeder – garden needed it today. Dave brought some of his seedlings today. I took some pictures.
We had a visit from a photographer – friend of Nick’s.
NCDS Bed, with Allison working
Trial Garden bed #2 with John Spangenberg, Trial Garden Leader. John got stung by hornets today.
John Spangenberg, Trial Garden Leader. Cup is bleach water for dipping cutting tools.
Dave Smith seedling – bunch of goodies
Dave Smith seedling – nice color
Gina – looking great from her doggie hospital trip. Mascot #2
John Spangenberg – doggie Daddy!
Buds on Trial Garden Bed 2. LOTS of disbuding today.!!
Next week this should be one of our first Trial blooms
Next week this will be one of our first Trial Garden Blooms
Next week I hope to see this in bloom