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2015 Educational Seminar Schedule

Click on the appropriate day for a full list of speakers.

Saturday, March 14     Sunday, March 15     Monday March 16

Tuesday, March 17     Wednesday, March 18     Thursday, March 19

Friday, March 20     Saturday, March 21     Sunday, March 22 


Saturday, March 14   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Barbara Wise

The Garden of the Future is the Patio

 

12:30 PM

Dan Heims

Sexy Succulents: Indoors and Out
 
2:00 PM

Susan Fox

Landscaping with Roses
 
3:30 PM

Maria Zampini

Runway Stars: New Plants in Your Local Garden Center
 
5:00 PM

Charlie Nardozzi

Growing Edibles Everywhere
 

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Sunday, March 15   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Amanda Thomsen

Weeder's Digest
 

12:30 PM

Nan K. Chase

Welcome to the Drinkable Landscape
 
2:00 PM

Susan Betz

Herbs for Pleasure and Purpose
 
3:30 PM

Dan Heims

Shade Gardening with New Perennials
 

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Monday, March 16   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Susan Betz

Green Bridges - Safe Passages for Plants and Pollinators
 

12:30 PM

Bruce Bailey

Container Named Desire
 
2:00 PM

Ben Helphand

TBA
 
3:30 PM

Mark Highland

Organic Mechanics: Green Methods to Create Healthy Soil!
 

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Tuesday, March 17   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Jennifer Brennan

TBA
 

12:30 PM

Fran Sorin

TBA
 
2:00 PM

Bruce Bailey

Don't Let Your Lawn Stop You
 
3:30 PM

Mark Highland

TBA 
 

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Wednesday, March 18   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Shawna Coronado

Build a Sustainable Ornamental Edible Garden
 

12:30 PM

Jack Barnwell

Landscaping and Gardening on Mackinac Island: Overcoming a Unique Challenge to Create Timeless Results
 
2:00 PM

Melinda Myers

Eco-Griendly Vegetable Gardening Success
 
3:30 PM

Diane Blazek

Ten Cool Trends in New Flowers and Vegetables
 

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Thursday, March 19
  Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Tony Fulmer

25 Problem Solving Perennials for Challenging Sites
 

12:30 PM

Tom Tiddens

Environmentally Sensitive Pest Control: Don;t Just Grab that Pesticide
 
2:00 PM

Scott Stewart

A Conservation Biologist Views a Public Garden
 
3:30 PM

Peggy Pelkonen

Ideal Specimens for Small Spaces
 
5:00 PM

Scott Mehaffey

Bringing Nature Indoors for a Year-Round Garden Life
 

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Friday, March 20   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Stacy Best

Garden for the Health of It
 

12:30 PM

Thomas  Mickey

America's Romance with the English Garden
 
2:00 PM

Carol Kim

Pollinators and Native Gardening
 
3:30 PM

Richard Anthony

Growing Miniature Roses in Containers. It is Easy and Fun.
 
5:00 PM

Seth Reed and Mason Day

Garden Revolution!
 

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Saturday, March 21   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Susan Fox

Miniature Roses: Hot New Color Spots for Your Garden
 

12:30 PM

LaManda Joy

TBA
 
2:00 PM

Laura Erickson

Welcoming Birds to Your Garden
 
3:30 PM

The Seed Keeper Company

The Legacy of Seed Saving
 
5:00 PM

Beth Botts

Little Wild Things: Wildflowers in the Shade Garden
 

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Sunday, March 22   Speaker Name and Topic  
11:00 AM

Beth Botts

Snip and Shape: Practical Tips for Pruning Shrubs
 

12:30 PM

Gary Dulock

If Color Could Talk
 
2:00 PM

Shawn Odneal

The Future of Hydroponics, Aquaponics and Vertical Gardening
 
3:30 PM

Michael and Kathi Rock

Gardening to Attract Hummingbirds
 

 

Thank you to all of the speakers that presented in our 2014 Educational Seminars! Check back frequently for updates regarding the 2015 Seminar schedule.

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