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Proceedings of the International Plant Propagator's Society

Vol. 54

My Trip to Denmark and Sweden as the 2003 Exchange Propagator

Stephanie Solt

pp: 545-549

Imagine my amazement when I received a call from Margot Bridgen, Eastern Region Executive Secretary, telling me that I had been selected to be the Exchange Propagator to Scandinavia for 2003! What an honor! Many thanks to the Eastern Region Board of Directors! What follows is an account of my trip to Denmark and Sweden in September of 2003.

Following Margot's phone call, I received an e-mail from Lars Sangaard, Secretary/Treasurer of I.P.P.S. Scandinavian Region, asking me what I wanted to see and do. Since I am relatively new to the art of propagation, I asked to see a broad representation of what Denmark had to offer. In addition, I wanted to see gardens since part of my job entails garden design. Finally, I wanted to learn about Denmark's history, culture, and people. Many thanks to Lars for patiently answering all my questions!

We (my husband and I) left Washington, D.C. at 7:30 PM 13 Sept. and flew overnight on Scandinavian Airlines to Copenhagen, arriving early Sunday morning 14

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