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Rhododendron Festival


Everything's Coming Up Rhodies at MUN Botanical Garden

Everything's coming up 'rhodies' (rhododendrons) this weekend at MUN Botanical Garden. There will be exhibits, information, presentations and garden walks - all about rhododendrons. The Garden grows over 200 varieties of rhododendrons.

Dates: Saturday and Sunday afternoons, June 14 - 15
Time: 2 - 4 p.m.
Location: MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road
Fee: General admission. Free for MUN students and Friends of the Garden
Registration is not required. 

On Saturday and Sunday afternoon, rhododendron presentations will be followed by a walk in the flower gardens to look at specimens growing at MUN Botanical Garden.

Presentation #1: Care and Cultivation of Rhododendrons
Saturday, June 14, 2 - 4 pm
This talk will focus on care, maintenance and cultivation of rhododendrons and azaleas.

Presentation #2: Companion Plants for Rhododendrons
Sunday, June 15, 2 - 4 pm 
This talk will focus on the suitable companion plants for rhododendrons.

Gardening with Rhododendrons in Newfoundland (PDF)