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Impatiens seminar slated for Nov. 8

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

WEST LAFAYETTE -- Professionals in plant nursery, greenhouse and garden center businesses can learn prevention and treatment tips for downy mildew of impatiens during a Nov. 8 program.

Downy Mildew of Impatiens, sponsored by the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service and Northwest Indiana Floriculture Association, will be 5-7:30 p.m., at Maday's Wholesale Greencastle, Inc., 2215 E. Richton Rd., Crete, Ill., about five miles across the Indiana state line from Lake County.

The meeting will begin with refreshments and a tour of the greenhouse, followed by the floriculture association's business meeting.

Keynote speaker Colleen Warfield, a corporate plant pathologist at Ball Horticultural Company, will discuss what to do before and after customers' impatiens are infected with downy mildew.

For more information or to register, log on to http://faculty.pnc.edu/emaynard/nwifa/NW....

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