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Spring Home & Garden Show Seminars

2017 Garden Show Seminars

The following is a list of 2017 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 11

Forgotten Favorites in the Perennial Garden
Carrie Makris, Hoffie Perennials
10:00 am | House A

New & Exciting Landscape Plants at Wannemaker’s
Hugh Davis, Willoway Nursery
10:00 am | House B

Gardening with Natives
Trish Beckjord, Midwest Groundcovers
11:00 am | House A

Bird Feeding 101
Phil Schaafsma, Prince Corp 11:00 am | House B

Creating Outdoor Living Spaces with Proven Winner Color
Michaela Kielbasa, FourStar
12:00 pm | House A

What’s New in the Pond World, Q&A with Gem Ponds
George Janowiak, Gem Ponds
12:00 pm | House B

Three Season Color with Unique Bulbs
Sjors de Wit, Netherland Bulbs
1:00 pm | House A

Lawn Care with Jonathon Green
Jim Shoger, Jonathan Green
1:00 pm | House B

Seed Starting with Botanical Interest
Pete Dickerson, Midwest Garden Sales
2:00 pm | House A

Creating, Maintaining, and Enjoying your Pond! 
Charlene Cebulski, Midwest Pond & Koi Society
2:00 pm | House B

SUNDAY MARCH 12

Monrovia’s Let’s Garden Together, Great Plants for Small Spaces
Preston Dyer, Monrovia
10:00 am | House A

Current Trends in Bathroom Remodeling
Marc Sliwa, Bertch Vanities
10:00 am | House B

Shade Gardening with Perennials
Melissa Conroy, Elite Growers
11:00 am | House A

Success with Houseplants
Mike Langhammer, Chicago Foliage
11:00 am | House B

Creating Outdoor Living Spaces with Proven Winner Color
Michael Kielbasa, FourStar
12:00 pm | House A

Annual, Vegetable & Herb Inspiration from Ball Horticultural 
Jim Nau, Ball Horticultural
12:00 pm | House B

Three Season Color with Unique Bulbs
Sjors de Wit, Netherland Bulbs
1:00 pm | House A

Grub Control
Steve Sorg, Bayer Advanced
1:00 pm | House B

Fairy Gardening
Barbara Collins, Wannemaker’s Home and Garden
2:00 pm | House A

Secrets to Illuminating Your Pond
Geoffrey Steele, Castle Aquatics
2:00 pm | House B

Note: Seminars are subject to change without notice.