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Spring Gardening Seminar

Every March we hold a wonderful seminar of educational opportunities.  Highly regarded and expert speakers present topics covering all aspects of plant growth and current interests related to gardening.  A keynote speaker begins in the morning followed by your choice of three sessions from a variety of twelve topics at this all day event.   Open to the public. 

2017 Spring Annual Seminar Presentations

 

Garden Show CoverMuch a’do about Mulch – Dennis Patton                                    
Native Plant Gardening for Pollinators – Courtney Masterson
No-Till Gardening – Cary Rivard
Composting 3 Ways – Dr. Hwei-Yiing Johnson
Beneficial Insects– Mandy Tizon
Garden Success from the Tomato Whisperer – James Worley

 

 

 

 

2016 Spring Annual Seminar Presentations

Shady Ground Covers – Dr. Chris Starbuck
Know your Weeds – Dennis Patton
Kill your Weeds – Dennis Patton
Inside the Mind of a Landscape Designer -Meghan Steen
Fungus Among Us – Conor Brown
Fifty Fabulous Finds – Jan Riggenbach
11 Ways to Sabotage your Containers – Dan Parcel
Grow your Soil, Grow your Garden – Cary Rivard

2015 Presentations

Keynote Address
The Garden After Dark – Alan Branhagen
Promising Plants
Native on the Prairie – Fit for the Garden – Elliott Duemler
Designing Patterned Plantings – Leah Berg
On Becoming a Winner – Dr. Alan Stevens
Unique Landscaping
Small Trees – Big Impact – Susan Mertz
Small-Scale Water Gardening – Deb Spencer
Incredible Edibles
Herbs: Grow, Keep, Eat – Kim Dyer
Foraging: Eating from the Wild – Linda Hezel
Dynamic Demos
Succulents for All Seasons – Judy Pique
Imprinting Nature – Grit Vece

 

 

 

 

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