PRESENTED BY: The GardenScape Professionals Association,
a not-for-profit organization whose proceeds from GardenScape ‘04 help benefit
the association’s many educational and public service efforts,
THEME: “Swing Into Spring,” which will incorporate
a variety of “swing” related themes & ideas in
the dozens of spectacular gardens on display throughout the show.
HIGHLIGHTS: Marking its 13th year as the premier
flower and garden show in the United States, GardenScape is often
compared to the
Philadelphia Flower Show in quality. Dozens of breathtaking gardens
and more than 80 vendors and displays are presented. Always on
the cutting edge of the latest in landscape design, GardenScape ‘04
will feature the newest trends in landscaping including new this
year, stone-walls and garden ornamentation. An on-going stone wall
demonstration by local stone waller, Chuck Eblacker, will take
place Friday through Sunday. Many new exhibitors have joined the
show this year, making GardenScape ’04 the most exciting
ever! Sneak preview of Iris Friendship Garden scheduled to open
in Highland Park, Rochester. With attention to detail that is the
hallmark of GardenScape, landscape professionals and other experts
are on hand to provide homeowners and visitors to the show with
numerous ideas and professional advice on landscaping, gardening,
and ways to enhance their life and environment.
WHEN: March 18-21, 2004
WHERE: Dome Center, 2695 E. Henrietta Rd., Henrietta, NY, just
outside downtown Rochester,
near NYS Thruway exit 46
HOURS: March 18-20 9 am - 9 pm
March 21 9am - 5pm
TICKETS: Adults $12 at the door, $1 off discount coupons Thurs/Fri.
only at www.homesteadnet.com or www.gardenscapepros.com
Children 6-12 $5/ Children 5 and under FREE
Seniors $10 on Seniors Day, Thursday, March 18, additional $3 discount
for Preferred Care Gold members, www.preferredcare.org, sponsor
of Senior Day.
Show series $18
SEMINAR SERIES: Hourly seminars are held daily from 11 a.m. to
4 p.m. Featured speakers include internationally and nationally
known horticulturists, authors, and gardening experts.
Headliners: Thursday—David Culp, plant hunter,
gardener, writer and lecturer
Friday—Dan Snow, world famous stone waller and author
Saturday—Judy Glattstein, author & instructor at the
New York Botanical Garden
Sunday—Patricia Lanza, author of Lasagna Gardening
Wednesday, March 17—Preview gala “A Taste of Spring” to
benefit the Epilepsy Foundation. Enjoy an evening of great food,
wine, and breathtaking gardens. Tickets are $40 and available by
calling (585) 442-4430, www.epilepsy-uny.org
Thursday, March 18—Senior Day, Seniors save
$2 off admission, additional $3 for Preferred Care Gold members
Thursday and Friday, 7:15 a.m.-9 a.m.---Pre-show breakfast tour.
Tour the gardens and speak with landscape experts prior to the
doors opening to the public. Tickets are $25 and available by calling
SHOW INFORMATION: Bob Kretzer, Show Manager, (585) 265-9018 or
e-mail at email@example.com, www.rochesterflowershow.com
MEDIA CONTACT: Gloria Smith, Media Connection (585) 381-9710 or
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.