2004 UNH Greenhouse Open
House April 2 & 3
Coincides with annual Seacoast Home
and Garden Show at Whittemore Center
Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
March 24, 2004
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Greenhouse will host its
annual open house with lectures and displays Friday and Saturday, April 2 and
3, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The open house is sponsored jointly by the Thompson School of
Applied Science, the UNH Plant Biology Department and Cooperative
Extension. It is free and open
to the public.
UNH staff and students will present colorful displays and educational
lectures of interest to home gardeners and landscapers. Saturday
lectures feature information
about native plants and habitats in the state, the best plants for New Hampshire
gardens and landscapes, and medicinal plants. Displays will include the new “Wildcat” ornamental
cultivars, Snackseed pumpkins, hydropnics research, and information about
the master gardener program.
Other events and activities include plant sales, a plant diagnostic
lab (bring your ‘sick’ plants for diagnosis), tours
of the greenhouse and a scavenger hunt and coloring contest for
The UNH greenhouses are located off Main Street on the west end
of Durham. The open house coincides with the 2004 Seacoast Home
and Garden Show at
Center. Shuttle service will be available between the greenhouses and
the Whittemore Center.
For more information on greenhouse open house, call 603-862-3200
or visit the
Cooperative Extension Ag Calendar at http://ceftp.unh.edu/shell/webevent.pl?cmd=opencal&cal=cal3&