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Spring Home & Garden Show Seminars

2016 Garden Show Seminars

The following is a list of 2016 Spring Home & Garden Show seminars. All seminars are FREE to attend, and are held for one hour in the heated hoop houses behind the greenhouse. 

Saturday, March 5

Fairy Gardening
Barbara Collins, Wannemaker’s
10:00 am | House A

Creating a Beautiful Shade Garden
Hannah Sumroo, Hortech
10:00 am | House B

Conservation at Home/Conversation at Work
Denise Sandoval, The Conservation Foundation
11:00 am | House A

Growing Organically with Espoma
Jim Voytus, Espoma
11:00 am | House B

Beauty in the Garden with Unique Summer Bulbs
Sjors Dewit, Netherland Bulbs
12:00 pm | House A

Decorating the Outdoor Room with Proven Winner Color
Michaela Kielbasa, Patricia Carey
12:00 pm | House B

Successful Small Space Vegetable Gardening with Burpee
Stacey Nobel, Ball Seed
1:00 pm | House A

Exploring the Latest Trends in Houseplants
Mike Langhammer, Chicago Foliage
1:00 pm | House B

Koi Care Basics
Holly Kloubec, Kloubec Koi Farm
2:00 pm | House A

Creating the Outdoor Room
Paul Geiseman, Patio Consultant
2:00 pm | House B

Sunday March 6

Perennials; New Varieties of Old Favorites
Melissa Conroy, Elite Growers
10:00 am | House A

Gardening for Pollinators
Susan Schmitz, Ball Horticultural
10:00 am | House B

Trends in Smoking with Traeger
Don Bergeson, Traeger Smokers
11:00 am | House A

The Farmers Garden & Community Supported Agriculture
Farmer Wayne
11:00 am | House B

Beauty in the Garden with Unique Summer Bulbs
Sjors Dewit, Netherland Bulbs
12:00 pm | House A

Decorating the Outdoor Room with Proven Winner Color
Michaela Kielbasa, Patricia Carey
12:00 pm | House B

Successful Small Space Vegetable Gardening with Burpee
Stacey Nobel, Ball Seed
1:00 pm | House A

Pond Q&A
George Janowiak, Gem Ponds
1:00 pm | House B

Flora of Mies Van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House
Leon Liss, Groundskeeper
2:00 pm | House A

The Home Orchard
Barbara Collins, Wannemaker’s
2:00 pm | House B

Note: Seminars are subject to change without notice.