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2018 Garden Seminar Schedule

2018 Garden Seminar Schedule

Friday October 12

Friday October 12

Seminar A (Conference Room)

9:30 to 10:00

The Zen of Watering for Happy Plants (Alan Henn)

10:15 to 10:45

Cast Iron Cooking (Natasha Haynes)

11:00 to 11:30

Yes, You Can Control Fire Ants (Blake Layton)

11:45 to 12:15

Tomato Diseases in the Home Garden (Rebecca Melanson)

12:30 to 1:15

Smart Landscapes (Pat Drackett)

 

 

Friday October 12

Seminar B (Big Shop)

9:30 to 10:15

Is Homemade Pest Control Better than Store Bought? (Gary Bachman)

10:30 to 11:15

Growing Roses, Easy (Allen Owings, BJ Abshire, and Ken Kelley)

11:30 to 12:15

How to Make a Boxwood Topiary Christmas Tree (Jim Del Prince)

12:30 to 1:15

Cut Flower Growing (Nellie Neal)

                                                                                   

Friday October 12

Seminar C (Composting Center - Outdoors)

10:30 to 11:15

Raised Bed Gardening (Christine Coker)

11:30 to 12:15

Easy Plant Propagation You Can Do (Shaun Broderick)

12:30 to 1:15

Greauxing Up in the Garden Where Children are Mint To Be! (Kiki Fontenot)

                                   

Walking Tours & Workshops

Herb Garden Walking Tour (Shaun Broderick) - meet in Herb Garden at 10:00

Exciting Plant Picks at the Fest (Geoff Denny) -– meet behind main building at – 10:15

Cover Crops For Your Garden (Preston Sullivan) – meet at Info Tent at 10:30

Pond Management Workshop (Bill Maily & Shelby Bearden) - meet at north end of pond 11:00

Exciting Plant Picks at the Fest (Geoff Denny) -– meet behind main building at 11:30

Plant Disease Walking Tour (Alan Henn & Rebecca Melanson) - meet at Info Tent at 11:30

Insect ID Walking Tour (Blake Layton) - meet at Info Tent at 12:00

Butterfly Garden Walking Tour (Tricia Nelson) - meet in Butterfly Garden at 12:30

Flower Garden Walking Tour (Shaun Broderick) - meet at mound at 1:00

 

2018 Garden Seminar Schedule

Saturday October 13

Saturday October 13

Seminar A (Conference Room)

9:30 to 10:00

Yes, You Can Control Fire Ants (Blake Layton)

10:15 to 10:45

The Zen of Watering for Happy Plants (Alan Henn)

11:00 to 11:30

Tomato Diseases in the Home Garden (Rebecca Melanson)

11:45 to 12:15

Cast Iron Cooking (Natasha Haynes)

 

Saturday October 13

Seminar B (Big Shop)

9:30 to 10:15

How to Make a Boxwood Topiary Christmas Tree (Jim Del Prince)

10:30 to 11:15

Is Homemade Pest Control Better than Store Bought? (Gary Bachman)

11:30 to 12:15

New Ornamental Plants At Your Garden Centers (Allen Owings)

12:30 to 1:15

Cut Flower Growing (Nellie Neal)

 

Saturday October 13

Seminar C (Composting Center - Outdoors)

11:00 to 11:45

Easy Plant Propagation You Can Do (Shaun Broderick)

12:00 to 12:45

Greauxing Up in the Garden Where Children are Mint To Be! (Kiki Fontenot)

 

Walking Tours & Workshops

Container Gardening (Paul Cavanaugh) - all day at Container Tent

Herb Garden Walking Tour (Shaun Broderick) - meet in Herb Garden at 10:00

Exciting Plant Picks at the Fest (Geoff Denny) -– meet behind main building at – 10:15

Cover Crops For Your Garden (Preston Sullivan) – meet at Info Tent at 10:30

Pond Management Workshop (Bill Maily & Shelby Bearden) - meet at north end of pond 11:00

Exciting Plant Picks at the Fest (Geoff Denny) -– meet behind main building at 11:30

Plant Disease Walking Tour (Alan Henn & Rebecca Melanson) - meet at Info Tent at 11:30

Insect ID Walking Tour (Blake Layton) - meet at Info Tent at 12:00

Butterfly Garden Walking Tour (Tricia Nelson) - meet in Butterfly Garden at 12:30

Flower Garden Walking Tour (Shaun Broderick) - meet at mound at 1:00

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