MNLA Summer Field Day - 2011

Cecilton, Maryland
Thursday, June 23, 2011
MNLA Summer Field Day - 2011
Thursday, June 23, 2011 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM (Eastern Time)

Priapi Gardens
5996 Augustine Herman Highway
Cecilton, Maryland 21913

Map and Directions


Date:        Thursday, June 23, 2011


Location:  Priapi Gardens

       5996 Augustine Herman Highway

                 Cecilton, MD 21913



 PLEASE NOTE: The physical address for Priapi Gardens may not work with a GPS in that folks can end up about 2 miles south of us on 213.  GPS users can input coordinates (Google Earth and Google Maps) as N 39 24.75’   W 75 51.75'. 


Time:  8:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. 

Registration opens at 8:15 a.m.

Registration Fee is $35 through June 10th for MNLA and MGGA members.  After June 10th, the fee is $50.

Registration Fee is $50 for all non MNLA or non MGGA members, through June 23rd.

Student Registration Fee is $15.

Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

Access complete downloadable brochure at:, select the Field Day event on the calendar page.


Schedule of Events 

8:15 – Registration Open & Continental Breakfast Available  

9 – 10:30 a.m. Morning Program  


  • Opening - John Akehurst, MNLA President & Vic Priapi, Owner, Priapi Gardens
  • Maryland Department of Agriculture Update - Buddy Hance and Carol Holko
  • ANLA (Legislative Update) – John Rausch, Maryland's ANLA Senator
  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Ornamentals - Paula Shrewsbury PhD, UMD Extension
  • Research Update on Japenese Maple Scale - Ambrosia Beatle and Pest Update - Stanton Gill, UMD Extension

                         *** 10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Morning Refreshment Break ***

10:45 – 12:05 p.m.
Organic Gardening - What it Take and How  to Become USDA Certified

Starting a SCA, Presented by Vic Priapi

Use of Cover Crops in Nurseries for Improving Pest Management and Soil Quality
Presented by Paula Shrewsbury and Margaret Guthrie, UMD

Noon:        LUNCH

12:45 p.m. Assemble for Tours

1:00 p.m.    Walking Tours of Orchard and Greenhouse, Retail Garden Center, Produce Stand and CSA Storage, and Organic Field/Garden Tours

3:15 p.m.
Tours Return & Wrap Up

To access a downloadable brochure at:, select the Field Day event on the calendar page.





























Contact Information

  • Phone: 410-823-8684, Email:
This event is sponsored by either the Maryland Nursery and Landscape Association or Maryland Arborist Association.
© 2018
Quick, easy and affordable online event registration and event management software for all event sizes.