Gardeners to gather in Texarkana for conference

TEXARKANA, Texas (AP) - The 2014 Arkansas State Master Gardener Conference will be held in Texarkana this spring.

The Texarkana Gazette reports that the Miller County Red Dirt Master Gardeners will host the event at the Texarkana Convention Center on the Texas side.

Sponsorship chairwoman Peggy Burson says the event will last from May 29 to May 31.

The three days will include local garden tours, tours of historic sites and a trade show.

There conference will also include seminars and workshops on everything related to gardening.

Burson says she expects about 500 visitors.

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