ADS Region 2 Summer Meeting 2024
“Es-Scape to Ohio!”
Is the home of nature preserves and bird sanctuaries plus Kingwood Gardens (included in the tour). Area attractions include antiquing, local wineries, Mansfield Reformatory Prison (where “The Shawshank Redemption” was filmed) and you can find many outstanding Ohio hybridizers and gardens on the way.
Mark Your Calendars!
Our registration includes five Tour Gardens with buses on Saturday and participation in all events held on Friday, Saturday and on Sunday morning, at the Best Western Plus Wooster Hotel & Conference Center, at 243 E Liberty St., Wooster, OH 44691, breakfast included with room. Our tour includes a catered lunch at the Kingwood Gardens where our Englerth seedling bed is located. Two buffet evening meals on Friday and Saturday are also included. Lodging and other expenses are not included.
Region 2 – 2024 Summer Meeting
“Es-Scape to Ohio”
July 19-21, Wooster, Ohio
Friday July 19
(9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) Open Gardens and Area Attractions
1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Garden Judges Workshop I
1:00 – 5:30 p.m. Plant Sale Room Open
2:00 p.m. Silent Auction Opens
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Hybridizers’ Forum
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Youth Meeting
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Social Hour with cash bar, open for the evening
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Invocation and Dinner
7:00 p.m. Live Auction
Saturday, July 20
6:30 a.m. Breakfast at the Best Western Hotel
7:30 – 8 a.m. Load Garden Tour buses and Garden Judges’ Workshop II bus
4:30 p.m. Buses Return
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Plant Sale Room Open
6:00 p.m. Silent Auction closes
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Social Hour with cash bar, open for the evening
6:00 –6:45 p.m. Invocation and Dinner
6:45 – 7:15 p.m. Region 2 Business Meeting, including introduction of Board Members, Awards and Honors Presentation to Regional Award Winners of Seedling and Exhibition Awards, Silent Auction winners announced.
Sunday July 21
7:00 a.m. Farewell Breakfast by the hotel
Open Garden and Attractions – list to be announced.