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Landscaping Camp

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Name: Landscaping Camp
Date: May 26, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Website: www.oxfordms.com
Event Description:

We’re Rolling Out The Green Carpet!
Landscaping Camp: May 26-28th, 2017

Take a personal tour with Jeff McManus, whose expertise in landscaping has gained The University of Mississippi accolades of being named “The Most Beautiful Campus” by a number of national publications as well in Newsweek 2011 and just recently in USA Today’s Readers Choice competition.

During this 2 ½ day camp each participant will receive two books written by Jeff McManus at the Opening Dinner/Book Signing. Among   activities one will be able to immerse themselves on a tour of the beautiful Ole Miss Campus, learn some great practices from industry leaders during lunch, attend educational seminars on how to prune your shrubs including choosing the right time, as well as growing gardens, attracting birds plus receive time saving tips for a low maintenance yard and network in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere.

To top it off three tours will also take place on route the famous Double Decker Bus to the beautifully landscaped homes of Dickie & Dianne Scruggs and Sam and Mary Haskell which are both maintained by McManus, as well as a tour of the City Oxford.

 

Location:
The Inn at Ole Miss is our host hotel for this event, located 120 Alumni Drive, University, MS 38677. Call 1-888-486-7666 to make your hotel reservations. Call 662-234-4651 to register for the Landscaping Camp.
Date/Time Information:
AGENDA
Day one: May 26th
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm registration
3:00 pm, Walking tour of Ole Miss campus, wear comfortable shoes** No accommodations will be available for wheelchairs
6:00 pm, Dinner/ Book Signing, Inn at Ole Miss - Intro of Jeff McManus, Keynote speaker followed by Book Signing
Day two: May 27th
9:00 am -10:00 am, Creating a Bird Friendly Landscape
10:00 am -11:00 am, Tour of Scruggs’s Home, on Double Decker Bus
11:00 am - 12 noon, Tour of Oxford’s historic sites
12:00 - 1:30 pm, Lunch, Inn at Ole Miss, “How To Grow Fig Trees,” Mr. Peng Lee, former Research Scientist of The National Center for Physical Acoustics, University of Mississippi
2:00 - 3:30 pm, “Prune Like A Pro,” Jeff McManus
3:45 - 5:00 pm, Growing Gardens
“Take time to enjoy Oxford’s fabulous shopping and dining destinations.”

Day three: May 28th
9:00 am -10 :00 am, Butterfly Gardening
10:00 am - 11:00 am, Tour of Haskell’s home, on Double Decker Bus
Contact Information:
Rosie Vassallo
Fees/Admission:
Early Bird Special $300 now thru January 31st,  $375 after January 31st, Please note this does not include accommodations Gift Certificates available.Call 662-234-4651 to register for the Landscaping Camp.

To Make Your Hotel Reservations Contact:

The Inn at Ole Miss, 120 Alumni Drive
University, MS 38677
1-888-486-7666 

The Inn at Ole Miss is pleased to offer the discounted rate of $129 per night for a Deluxe Accommodation or $169 for a Suite Accommodation per night. Please note these rates do not include camp registration.

*These rates listed are for single/double occupancy. There will be a $10 per person fee for additional adults. These rates also include a daily breakfast voucher.

Hotel Reservations may be made online at www.theinnatolemiss.com and reference the group code 2964 or by calling 1-888-486-7666.

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