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Friday, July 2, 2010

The North American Rock Garden Society

(Maihuenia poeppigii by Karen Cleaver, please click to image to enlarge)

Rocky Mountain Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS) is hosting the annual national NARGS-Conference in Colorado. The meeting is titled Romancing the Rockies. The Marriage of Plant and Stone and is held during the second week of July (July 11-14).
Most of the meeting is held in Salida, CO, however the first day (July 11th) will be spend in Denver touring the local rock gardens and finally in Sunday afternoon visit to Denver Botanic gardens with the Moore Exhibit and Botanical Illustration art show. The art show is on display only between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. in Mitchell Hall (July 11th) before the official reception. Twenty three excellent illustrations of alpine flora will be on display. All the pieces are for sale and the proceeds benefit the Denver Botanic Gardens' Botanical Art and Illustration Program.

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