Mar 29, 2019
UNH to Host Open House This Week

The University of New Hampshire’s Spring Greenhouse Open House will take place April 5 and April 6, at the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses. The greenhouses will be open from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days. The event is free and open to the public.

A facility of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, the UNH Macfarlane Research Greenhouses provide a venue for UNH faculty, staff and students to present colorful displays and educational lectures of interest to home gardeners, greenhouse producers and landscapers. 

The UNH Thompson School will offer a flower show-quality display with a Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit theme. The UNH Plant Diagnostic Lab and Cooperative Extension Plant Health Program will have a display on common diseases and problems of garden and landscape plants. UNH experts and Master Gardeners will be on hand to help get gardens off to a great start.

Tours will be scheduled for the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, aquaponics research greenhouses at the Kingman Research Farm and the UNH high tunnels, two greenhouse-style structures associated with the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems program where students produce greens for on-campus consumption.

Other open house activities include the UNH Thompson School Flower Show and Plant Sale, and children’s activities. The Greenhouse Café will serve coffee, lunch, and delicious homemade treats. The café, hosted by the Thompson School Horticultural Club.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/nhaes and www.facebook.com/UNHMacfarlaneResearchGreenhouses.




Latest Photos see all »

GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345

616.887.9008
GPN August 2019
Get one year of Greenhouse Product News in both print and digital editions for free.


Interested in reading the print edition of GPN?

Subscribe Today »



Be sure to check
out our sister site.
website development by deyo designs