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Bartlett Arboretum TreeFest Celebrates the Benefits of Trees

Sunday November 6, 2016
Gates open at noon
With special (postponed earlier) concert by Truckstop Honeymoon at 4:00

Homeowners, outdoor enthusiasts – in fact, anyone who lives and breathes on our planet – will find a forest of information at TreeFest about the economic and environmental benefits trees provide. Learn from arborists, foresters and nursery specialists under the historic autumnal canopy in Sumner County. A concert by popular duo, Truckstop Honeymoon will cap off the day.

Gates open at noon – $10 
Arboretum tour at 12:30 with current steward Robin Macy.

Speakers in the Depot

1:00 Bob Neier - Harvest Gardens & retired Sedgwick County Extension Specialist Fall is for fertilizing. Learn all about the hows, whys and whens – with special emphasis on the treatment for iron chlorosis.

2:00 Ben Cecil, Product Development Coordinator at Greenleaf Nursery, Park Hill, Oklahoma will talk about new plant introductions for the home landscape.

3:00 Tim McDonnell, KSU Forestry
The best guy to talk about the best trees for arid and varied Kansas landscapes 

Hardy Kansas trees for sale:
Bald Cypress
Loblolly Pine
Willow Oak
Oklahoma Redbud
River Birch
Sycamore

In addition, arborists Brian Ernstmann, Pam Gerber and Bryan Brock from Erstmann Tree care along with Jeff Otto of Longhofer Tree Care (ISA and KAA certified) will be here at the popular “Ask an Arborist” table to visit with homeowners about disease and pruning techniques.

4:00 Tree Tunes – Concert by Truckstop Honeymoon

Gather
P.O. Box 871 | Belle Plaine, KS 67013  | 620.488.3451