Ver­dant Val­ley Ag So­ci­ety presents Jim Hole as key­note speaker

The Drumheller Mail - - SPORTS - Diane Thomas The Drumheller Mail Ver­dant Val­ley Ag. So­ci­ety Pres­i­dent Lyle Rowe ex­presses the great op­por­tu­nity for the pub­lic to at­tend their event on April 16, pre­sent­ing Hor­ti­cul­tur­ist Jim Hole. mailphoto Diane Thomas

On April 16, Ver­dant Val­ley Ag So­ci­ety will be pre­sent­ing Gar­den Myths at the Ver­dant Val­ley Com­mu­nity Cen­tre.

On March 10, Ver­dant Val­ley Ag So­ci­ety Pres­i­dent Lyle Rowe spoke to The Mail, “Our key­note speaker will be Jim Hole, who holds a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence de­gree in Agri­cul­ture (plant sci­ence ma­jor) and is a Cer­ti­fied Pro­fes­sional Hor­ti­cul­tur­al­ist and a Cer­ti­fied Ar­borist. Delia res­i­dent, Tim Schowal­ter, nat­u­ral his­tory au­thor­ity, will also speak at the event, about his love of the out­doors.

Rowe con­tin­ued, “Gar­den Myths will be pro­mot­ing

This is a great op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple who are

in­ter­ested in horticulture and

gar­den­ing.” Lyle Rowe Pres­i­dent, Ver­dant Val­ley Ag So­ci­ety beau­ti­fy­ing your gar­den, in­creas­ing your fruit and veg­etable pro­duc­tions and en­vi­ron­men­tal re­spon­si­bil­ity. This is a great op­por­tu­nity for peo­ple that are in­ter­ested in horticulture and gar­den­ing.”

Rowe also ex­plained, “En­vi­ron­men­tal re­spon­si­bil­ity will be dis­cussed, about re­duc­ing us­age of pes­ti­cides and her­bi­cides, and mak­ing sure those chem­i­cals are not go­ing into our creeks, rivers and lakes.”

The event runs from 10:00 am un­til 3:00 pm. and lunch is in­cluded with your reg­is­tra­tion. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired by con­tact­ing ei­ther Pat McDougald 403-321-0210 or Toni Wil­son 403-321-0061.

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