National Show April 30 to May 2, 2010

The National Show was held in Boylston, MA.  The following is taken from the Show Brochure, and gives you some idea of what happens at these annual shows.  See photos of the 2010 show now posted in our Photo Gallery section. The Show Report follows this schedule.

 

American Primrose Society

National Show Events Schedule - 2010

FRIDAY, April 30

10:00 AM - Bus leaves Hilton Garden Inn for the tour of Garden in the Woods

(Auricula Package registration includes lunch)

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Show set up and Plant Benching at Tower Hill -

( Registration for the Primula Show includes Tower Hill admission fee )

5:30 - 6:00 - Gather in lobby at Hilton Garden Inn to receive APS Welcome Packets

and arrange carpooling to Joe and Matt’s

6:30 - ? -Welcome dinner and greenhouse tour at Matt & Joe’s home


SATURDAY, May 1

8:00-9:30 - Final set up and plant benching, Long Gallery at Tower Hill Botanic

Garden

9:30 -11:30 - Plant Judging

10:30 - 11:00 -Book signing by Dr. John Richards.

9:00 - 5:00 - APS Show Plant Benches, Displays, Plant Sales, Membership Table

Tower Hill Gift Shop, Cafe, Gardens, Conservatory and Orchards open

12:00- 1:00 - New England APS Chapter meeting and Lunch at the old Farmhouse

1:30 - 3:00 - Presentation by John Richards - Auditorium

3:30 - 5:00 - APS Annual General Meeting On-Line

6:00 - 7:00 - Social Hour at The Hilton Garden Inn

7:00-11:00 - APS Banquet and Awards Ceremony, Primulabilia Auction, - Hilton

Garden Inn


SUNDAY, May 2

9:00 AM- 3:30 PM - APS Show Plant Benches, Plant Sales, Membership Table

Tower Hill Gift Shop, Cafe, Gardens, Conservatory and Orchards open

11:00 -12:30 Experts’ Panel featuring John RIchards and G.K. Fenderson

2:00 - Guided tour at 3:00 of Tower Hill’s Daffodil Gardens

4:00 - Take down of show.

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