FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Our Seminar Schedule is sorted by date, then by room and time. Want to find specific topics? Use our Seminars by Category pages
to find the seminars just right for you.
If you would like to access the 2019 SPEAKER HANDOUTS, just click on the pink paper icon on the left of the seminar to download and print their handout. We keep the schedule up for months after the show, so you can access all the handouts as you get back out into the garden.
If you do not see paper symbol, it means that the Speaker didn’t provide a handout for that seminar.
Click here for the full Book Signing schedule.
(45 minutes except where noted)
|10:30 AM ||MIDSUMMER GARDEN NIGHTMARES: MISTAKES I’VE MADE SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO |
Mary-Kate Mackey — Award-winning garden writer, speaker and author, Write Better Right Now
|11:45 AM||ANYONE CAN PLAY WITH HOUSEPLANTS|
Baylor Chapman — Plant designer, owner, Lila B Design and author, Decorating with Plants and The Plant Recipe Book
|1:00 PM||GARDENLUST: A BOTANICAL TOUR OF THE WORLD’S BEST GARDENS|
Christopher Woods — Horticulturist and author, Gardenlust: A Botanical Tour of the World’s Best New Gardens
|2:15 PM |
|GARDEN 101: THE STARS OF THE SUMMER GARDEN|
|GROWING GORGEOUS PEONIES |
Carol Adelman — Owner, Adelman Peony Gardens and author, Peony: The Best Varieties for Your Garden
|CLEMATIS FROM AROUND THE WORLD |
Linda Beutler — Author, Plant Lovers Guide to Clematis and curator, Rogerson Clematis Collection
|GROWING GREAT ROSES IS NOT THAT HARD|
John Fredette — ARS Award-winning Master Rosarian and Accredited Rose Judge
|4:30 PM||GARDEN JEOPARDY GAME SHOW|
Ciscoe Morris — Radio, TV host, columnist & author, Ask Ciscoe
|5:45 PM||CANCELLED! LOOK, NO SOIL: EASY HYDROPONIC AND AQUAPONIC GARDENS ON YOUR COUNTERTOP|
Shelley Levis — Horticulturist, radio show host, garden writer and author, Countertop Gardens
|7:00 PM||MAKE A DATE WITH YOUR VEGGIE GARDEN: MATCHING YOUR CROPS TO YOUR LIFESTYLE|
Bill Thorness — Author, Cool Season Gardener and Edible Heirlooms
(All seminars are 45 minutes)
|10:00 AM ||THE SECRET EDIBLE GARDEN YOU ALREADY HAVE|
Ellen Zachos — Author, The Wildcrafted Cocktail and Growing Healthy Houseplants and co-host, “Plantrama” Podcast
|11:15 AM||GROW WHAT YOU LOVE: GROW A FOOD GARDEN THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU|
Emily Murphy — Designer, expert gardener, author, Grow What You Love and blogger, PassthePistil.com
|12:30 PM||THE DEVIL’S IN THE DETAILS: DESIGN TIPS FROM A PRO FOR LANDSCAPING A SMALL YARD|
Sean James — Garden designer, horticulturist, writer, speaker
|1:45 PM ||EDIBLES IN CONTAINERS: BEYOND LETTUCE AND HERBS|
Charlie Nardozzi— Radio, TV host and author, Gardening Complete, Foodscaping and Urban Gardening for Dummies
|3:00 PM||BEST VIEW OF OUR WORLD IS IN A GARDEN|
Linda Larson — A Traveling Gardener, Master Gardener, blogger and author
|4:15 PM||ATTRACTING BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES AND OTHER BACKYARD WILDLIFE |
David Mizejewski — Naturalist at National Wildlife Federation and author, Attracting Birds, Butterflies and Other Backyard Wildlife
|5:30 PM||GREAT PLANT PICKS: 25 PLANTS TO CREATE A GORGEOUS YEAR-ROUND GARDEN|
Richie Steffen — Director/Curator, Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden and co-author, Plant Lover’s Guide to Ferns
|6:45 PM||GARDENING IN THE LOIRE VALLEY|
JJ de Sousa — Garden and interior designer and owner, Digs Inside & Out, Portland
(All seminars are 60 minutes)
|10:00 AM ||SHOP WITH A PRO: NICK’S PLANT PICKS PART 2 ON CONIFERS, WOODY SHRUBS AND TREES|
Nicholas J. Staddon — Horticultural Consultant, former Director of New Plants for Monrovia Growers
|11:45 AM||PLANT-BASED BEAUTY RECIPES FROM THE GARDEN|
Stephanie Rose — Award-winning author, Garden Made and blogger, GardenTherapy.ca
|1:30 PM||ACCENT YOUR DÉCOR WITH A BEAUTIFUL SUCCULENT CENTERPIECE|
Becky Sell — Sedum expert and nursery owner, Sedum Chicks, Salem, Oregon
|3:15 PM||MAKE DELICIOUS DAIRY FREE CHEESE FROM PLANTS|
Claudia Lucero — Owner, UrbanCheesecraft.com and author, One-Hour Dairy-Free Cheese
|5:00 PM||CANCELLED! SEED STARTING 101: YOU CAN DO IT!|
Kristin Crouch — Blogger, ThatBloominGarden.com and Vancouver, BC Master Gardener
The 2019 Northwest Flower & Garden Festival Preview Guide is now available!
This Guide is an invaluable resource for all attendees. It includes the full seminar schedule and detailed seminar descriptions by date and topic as well as highlights of features coming to the show and much more!
CLICK HERE to view and download the Preview Guide.