Crabapples ... Crabapples ... Crabapples!

The ISU Crabapple Symposium
July 17, 1999
118 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Presented by the
Department of Horticulture , ISU

Crabapples are the most widely cultivated small landscape tree in the northern United States and southern Canada and the ISU Crabapple Symposium is an excellent opportunity to learn more about these colorful and versatile plants. This conference is for nursery and garden center personnel, landscape architects, landscape designers, groundskeepers, educators, master gardeners, students, and anyone interested in learning more about the best crabapple selections and ways to integrate them into the landscape.

For Program and Registration Information contact: Jeff Iles
106 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1100
515/294-0029
iles@iastate.edu

 

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Refreshments
9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome/Introduction/My Top 10 Crabapples - Jeff Iles, Iowa State University
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. "I Thought You Said That Cultivar was Disease Resistant!" - Mark Gleason, Iowa State University
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. BREAK
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Crabapples for the Future...Where Should We Be Going? - Paul Cappiello, Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest, Clermont, KY
11:30 - Noon The Arie den Boer Arboretum at Des Moines Water Works Park - John den Boer, Killen, AL
Noon - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Crabapples...Some Assembly Required - Jim Stolzenburg, Bailey Nurseries, St. Paul, MN
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Integrating Crabapples into the Landscape - Bob Rennebohm, Heard Gardens, Johnston, IA
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. BREAK
2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Trees of the ISU Campus Walking Tour - Jeff Iles, Iowa State University

 

This article originally appeared in the May 28, 1999 issue, p. 67.

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