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45th Annual Harlingen Flower Show Set

The Harlingen Council of Garden Clubs will present their 45th Annual Flower Show at the Cultural Arts Center located at 576 ‘76 Drive next door to the Harlingen Public Library, on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24, 2103. Show hours are from1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 1:00 to 4:30 on Sunday. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

The theme for the 2013 Event, “A Garden Variety Show”, includes competition in seventeen horticultural classes representing container grown plants, shrubs grown either for foliage or blossoms, cacti & succulents roses, hibiscus, and other indoor and outdoor specimens of both native and non-native to the Rio Grande Valley.

Floral designs, arts and crafts, and educational exhibits created by members of Hornito and Town and Country garden clubs will be on display. The 2012 Garden Show had 223 horticultural entries and members anticipate even more exhibits this year.

Master Naturalist Diann Ballesteros will present a lecture on “Cacti of the Rio Grande Valley,” at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, and native plant specialist Mike will speak on “Plants of the Bible, Part IIII”, Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Potted plants, bedding plants and garden items will be on sale outside the Auditorium.

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