Mississippi Master Gardener 20th Annual State Conference
May 3-5, 2017, Raymond, MS. Eagle Ridge Conference Center
Hosted by SW district
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The Metro Master Gardeners are pleased to be your host for the upcoming 2017 State Master Gardener Conference to be held at the Eagle Ridge Conference Center located on the campus of Hinds Community College in historic Raymond, Mississippi. The conference will begin on Wednesday, May 3, and conclude on Friday, May 5, 2017.
Our theme, “Celebrate Mississippi Gardens 1817 – 2017,” commemorates our State’s Bicentennial and the importance of gardening and plants in our history.
$75.00 Early Bird Registration - postmarked on or before February 1, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)
$90.00 General Registration - postmarked from February 2 or before March 31, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)
$110.00 Late Registration - postmarked after April 1, 2017 (non-Master Gardeners, please add $20.00)
$50.00 One Day Registration for Thursday (which includes lunch)
$25.00 Conference Hat
$15.00 Conference T-shirt
We hope you will join us in learning more about gardens- old and new- as we hear from Carol Reese, Gardening Columnist and Ornamental Horticulture Specialist from the University of Tennessee; Greg Grant, Horticulturist, Naturalist, Garden Writer, and Plant Developer from Arcadia, Texas; Susan Haltom, Historian, Garden Planner, and Author of “One Writer’s Garden,” Cecile Wardlaw, Metro Master Gardener; and a variety of other speakers to be announced.
Come enjoy Raymond and visit the historic Raymond Cemetery, the Battle of Raymond Civil War Battlefield, the Bluebird Trail, the antebellum courthouse, and view the many picturesque homes and churches.
Primary Lodging: Eagle Ridge Conference Center
1500 Raymond Lake Road
Raymond, Mississippi 39154
601.857.7100 - telephone
601.857.3729 – facsimile
Secondary Lodging: Hampton Inn
493 Springridge Road
Clinton, Mississippi 39056
601.925.9393 - telephone
601.925.9800 – facsimile
When you call for reservations, please let the person know that you are booking for the 2017 State Master Gardener Conference. Cut off at Hampton Inn in Clinton is April 25.