Folsom’s Historic Murer House and Gardens has announced the return of its annual Camellia Show and Competition is just one month away.  The annual event is scheduled for Feb. 24 and will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom.

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According to an announcement from the organization, Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery will be featured, speaking at 11 a.m. on growing tips. The entire event is free to the public.

The Camellia Society of Sacramento will be on hand to help identify varieties and answer questions.

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The public is invited to enter up to five blooms and/or arrangements of camellias. Ribbons will be awarded for “People’s Choice,” “Best of Show” and other prize divisions. Entries will be accepted starting at 9:30 a.m. the day of the event.

A drawing for camellia plants will be held at 1:30 p.m. Free tours of Murer House and Gardens is also offered that day.

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Murer House and Gardens is across Folsom Boulevard near historic Sutter Street. The home was built by Guiseppe Murer of Italy, who purchased the site in 1921 and constructed the home in 1925.

Annual Folsom Camellia show set to bloom Feb. 24

Folsom’s Historic Murer House and Gardens has announced the return of its annual Camellia Show and Competition is just one month away.  The annual event is scheduled for Feb. 24 and will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at 1125 Joe Murer Court in Folsom.

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According to an announcement from the organization, Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery will be featured, speaking at 11 a.m. on growing tips. The entire event is free to the public.

The Camellia Society of Sacramento will be on hand to help identify varieties and answer questions.

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The public is invited to enter up to five blooms and/or arrangements of camellias. Ribbons will be awarded for “People’s Choice,” “Best of Show” and other prize divisions. Entries will be accepted starting at 9:30 a.m. the day of the event.

A drawing for camellia plants will be held at 1:30 p.m. Free tours of Murer House and Gardens is also offered that day.

Murer House and Gardens is across Folsom Boulevard near historic Sutter Street. The home was built by Guiseppe Murer of Italy, who purchased the site in 1921 and constructed the home in 1925.

For more information, contact Rhonda DesVoignes at bdesvoignes@comcast.net or call the Murer House at 916-413-9231.

For more information, contact Rhonda DesVoignes at bdesvoignes@comcast.net or call the Murer House at 916-413-9231.

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