Next Meeting In-Person

 

October 25-28, 2022
Annapolis, MD

HSA Annual Meeting attendees and participants are strongly recommended to follow current CDC and Maryland State COVID guidelines during the HSA Annual Meeting.

Holly Society

Hotel
Annapolis, Maryland – Crowne Plaza Hotel
173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD

The hotel is requiring pre-reservations NOW! Reserve your rooms early!
You must use their link to reserve your room. You will not pay until you check-in, but you MUST make reservations in advance with the link and code on the next page.

Directions from Google Maps

Group rate rooms are $125.00 per night plus tax.
Limited Rooms

Call the front desk "0" 410-266-3131
Group: Holly Society of America 2022
Code: HSA

Entire Meeting, Including Registration $300 per person
Does not include the Welcome Dinner

Entire Meeting, Including Registration
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Entire Meeting, Plus Tuesday Welcome Dinner $350 per person

Entire Meeting, Registration plus Welcome Dinner
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Board Members
The Fall Executive Board Meeting will be held by ZOOM
Friday, October 14th 4:30 pm.
There will be no in-person Board Meeting during the Annual Meeting in Annapolis

Committees
Any committee meetings needed will be the responsibility of each group. In addition, there will be free time and meals on your own for committees to find time to meet.

Special Silent Auction

Special Silent Auction
The Wolf-Fenton antiques collection of Holly pieces that has been acquired from Frank Wheaton, will be for sale. Examples: Blue Carnival glass-footed large dish with a stag and holly pattern, a small paperweight with gold holly emblem, small teacup with a gold edge and handle, holly sprig. Over 300 items. Come prepared to shop!

Sprig Contest
Everyone is encouraged to participate in this event. See page four (4) for more information on entering the sprig contest. Contact meeting coordinator, Sue Hunter, email: heartwoodnurseryinc@gmail.com for questions about the meeting. See details

Holly and Plant Auction
Your support of the Auction both as a donor and participant helps finance the Holly Society Research and Development Program and Educational Outreach. Please consider contributing Holly and/or other plants of horticultural merit, to the Holly and Plant Auction. Label each plant in advance with the contributor’s name, Genus, species, selection/cultivar name and USDA hardiness zone.


Schedule

Annapolis, Maryland – Crowne Plaza Hotel
173 Jennifer Rd, Annapolis, MD

Tuesday - October 25

4:00 pm Hotel Check-in
Queen Anne Room open for Plant Auction and
Arundel C Room open for Silent Auction and Sprig Show

7:00 pm Welcome Dinner
Chart House - See registration options above
300 2nd St., Annapolis

Wednesday – October 26
7:00 am Breakfast – Hotel
9:00 am Depart (Carpool) for Historic London Town & Gardens
historiclondontown.org

Noon
Lunch in Historic downtown Annapolis – many restaurants to choose from, tour William Paca House and/or other historic sites within walking distance on your own
downtownannapolispartnership.org

Return to the hotel at your leisure
Dinner on your own in Historic downtown
Annapolis Hotel Arundel C Room open for Sprig show/judging & Silent Auction bidding

Thursday – October 27th
7:00 am Breakfast – Hotel
9:00 am Opening Remarks
Sue Hunter, President
Carole Cossaboon, Executive Secretary

Speakers
9:15-10:00 am
George Mayo, MANTS mants.com & MNLGA
online.flipbuilder.com/zfev/onkc/

10:00-10:45 am

David Clement, Ph.D. Plant pathologist, University of Maryland Extension Agency

10:45-11:00 am Break

11:45 am to 12:00 pm Questions & Answers
Stanton Gill, Specialist in IPM & Entomology, University of Maryland Extension Agency
See bio below

12:15 pm Lunch buffet – Queen Anne room

1:15-4:45 pm Plant Auction – Queen Anne room

6:00 pm Cash Bar

6:30 pm
75th Anniversary Dinner
Queen Anne room, Announcements, Awards; Speaker Dan Fenton, Jr.

Friday – October 28th
7:00am Breakfast – Hotel, departure

List of Attractions and Restaurants:
downtownannapolispartnership.org


Arrival

Upon arrival at the Hotel, pick up your registration packet at the registration table. Please see or email Carole Cossaboon at memom52@comcast.net for questions concerning registration.

 

Stanton Andrew Gill

Extension Specialist, University and College Appointment
1994- 2021, Extension Specialist, Principal Agent (Professor Rank) IPM Nursery and Greenhouse Management, University of Maryland Extension. Conduct field trials and Educational outreach to the commercial greenhouse, nursery, landscape and arborist industry in the State of Maryland

1988 – 2021, Adjunct Professor (Full Professor Rank), Landscape Technology Program 2 year AA Degree program, Montgomery College, Germantown Campus, Germantown, Maryland. Teach two, 3- credit classes and labs/year at night. Teach to 15 -20 students per semester.