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2017 Garden Seminar Schedule

Friday, October 13

Friday October 13

Seminar A (Conference Room)

9:30 to 10:00

Growing Home Vegetables In Sub-Irrigated Containers (John Monroe)

10:15 to 10:45

Question: To GMO or Not to GMO? (Donna Beliech)

11:00 to 11:30

Native Plants For Attracting Pollinators To Your Garden (Pat Drackett)

11:45 to 12:15

Don’t Kill Your Veggies With Herbicides (Paul Tseng and Swati Shrestha)

12:30 to 1:00

Wildflower Trials of Mississippi (Brett Rushing)

1:15 to 1:45

Grow And Make Your Own Tea (Guihong Bi, Judson LeCompte and Jason McDonald)

   

 

Friday October 13

Seminar B (Big Shop)

9:30 to 10:15

The New Cartel: High Tunnel Zinnias (Gary Bachman)

10:30 to 11:15

New Plants For Our Southern Landscape (Allen Owings)

11:30 to 12:15

Orchard Care (Jeff Wilson)

12:30 to 1:15

Basics of Blackberry Production (Eric Stafne)

1:30 to 2:15

Cut Flowers For Fun And Profits (Nellie Neal)

 

Friday, October 13

Seminar C (Composting Center - Outdoors)

9:30 to 10:00

Floral Design From Your Mississippi Garden (James DelPrince)

10:15 to 10:45

The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of Wildlife In The Backyard (Adam Rohnke)

11:00 to 11:30

Fertilizing Container-Grown Vegetables (Kiki Fontenot)

11:45 to 12:15

Backyard Plant Propagation (Tongyin Li)

12:30 to 1:00

Koi Pond Management (Dawn Barnidge)

1:15 to 1:45

Therapeutic Effects of Gardening (Tashmia Turner)


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

Vegetable Garden Walking Tour (Bill Evans) - meet at Info Tent at 10:30

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

Plant Disease Walking Tour (Alan Henn) - 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



2017 Garden Seminar Schedule

Saturday, October 14

Saturday October 14

Seminar A (Conference Room)

9:30 to 10:00

Insect Pests Of Ornamental Plants In The Home Landscape (Blake Layton)

10:15 to 10:45

Stop Plant Diseases From Robbing Your Landscape (Alan Henn)

11:00 to 11:30

Don’t Kill Your Veggies With Herbicides (Paul Tseng and Swati Shrestha)

11:45 to 12:15

Unique & Simple Food Art (Cynthia Wilkinson)

12:30 to 1:00

Grow And Make Your Own Tea (Guihong Bi, Judson LeCompte and Jason McDonald)

1:15 to 1:45

The Good, Bad, And Ugly Of Wildlife In The Backyard (Adam Rohnke)

 

Saturday October 14

Seminar B (Big Shop)

9:30 to 10:15

Fall And Winter Color In The Garden (Janet Carson)

10:30 to 11:15

The New Cartel: High Tunnel Zinnias (Gary Bachman)

11:30 to 12:15

Landscape Problems, Landscape Solutions (Allen Owings)

12:30 to 1:15

Orchard Care (Jeff Wilson)

1:30 to 2:15

Using color in your garden (Geoff Denny)

 

Saturday October 14

Seminar C (Composting Center - Outdoors)

9:30 to 10:00

Floral Design From Your Mississippi Garden (James DelPrince)

10:15 to 10:45

Composting Workshop (Tim Burress)

11:00 to 11:30

Koi Pond Management (Dawn Barnidge)

11:45 to 12:15

Fertilizing Container-Grown Vegetables (Kiki Fontenot)

12:30 to 1:00

Backyard Plant Propagation (Tongyin Li)

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

Vegetable Garden Walking Tour (Bill Evans) - meet at Info Tent at 10:30

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

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

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

Butterfly Garden Walking Tour (Tim Buress) - meet in Butterfly Garden at 12:30

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

 

 

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