SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
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 ||EDIBLE FLOWERS AND COMPANION PLANTS FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST GARDENS|
Emily Murphy — Designer, expert gardener, author, Grow What You Love and blogger, PassthePistil.com
|11:45 AM||SACRED SPACE DESIGN|
Jessi Bloom — Owner, NW Bloom, author, Creating Sanctuary and Everyday Sanctuary and co-author, Practical Permaculture Design
|1:00 PM||THE NEW HEIRLOOM GARDEN: MODERN DESIGNS FOR OLD-FASHIONED GARDENERS|
Ellen Ecker Ogden — Food and garden writer and author, The Complete Kitchen Garden and From the Cook’s Garden
|2:15 PM |
|GARDEN 101: HOUSEPLANTS—THE NEW GARDENING OBSESSION|
|HOUSEPLANT SUCCESS: THE FACTS OF LIGHT|
Lisa Steinkopf — The Houseplant Guru and author, The Complete Guide for Indoor Plants
|TIPS FOR INDOOR GARDENING SUCCESS|
Melinda Myers — Award-winning author of 20 books, radio/TV host and nationally recognized garden expert
|THE POWER OF HOUSEPLANTS|
Baylor Chapman — Plant designer, owner, Lila B and author, Decorating with Plants and The Plant Recipe Book
|4:30 PM||THE SPIRIT OF STONE: PRACTICAL AND CREATIVE STONESCAPING IDEAS FOR YOUR GARDEN |
Jan Johnsen — Principal, Johnsen Landscapes and author, The Spirit of Stone and Gardentopia
|5:45 PM||VEGETABLES LOVE FLOWERS: INCREASE GARDEN HEALTH AND PRODUCTION WITH FLOWERS|
Lisa Mason Ziegler — Owner, The Gardener’s Workshop and author, Cool Flowers and Vegetables Love Flowers
|7:00 PM||SEE THE LIGHT: UNDERSTANDING OUTDOOR LIGHTING|
Mary Peterson — Award-winning outdoor lighting designer, Northwest Outdoor Lighting
(All seminars are 45 minutes)
|10:00 AM ||MIX AND MATCH: TIPS FOR CREATING PERFECTLY COORDINATED PLANT COMBOS|
Darcy Daniels — Founder of eGardenGo and designer, Bloomtown® Gardens
|11:15 AM||GARDENING UNDER LIGHTS: GROW FOOD INDOORS YEAR-ROUND|
Leslie F. Halleck — Author, Gardening Under Lights and consultant and owner, Halleck Horticultural
|12:30 PM||WHY THE “HIDDEN HALF” OF YOUR GARDEN REALLY MATTERS FOR PLANT AND HUMAN HEALTH |
Anne Biklé — Biologist and co-author, The Hidden Half of Nature
|1:45 PM ||MAKING A SPLASH: BENEFITS OF WATER FEATURES IN THE GARDEN|
Sean James — Garden designer, horticulturist, writer, speaker
|3:00 PM||BACKYARD CHICKENS 101|
Yolanda Burrell — Urban farmer, owner and founder, Pollinate Farm & Garden
|4:15 PM||HOW TO HAVE FRAGRANT FLOWERS ALMOST YEAR-ROUND|
Denise Schreiber — Award-winning garden writer and author, Eat Your Roses
|5:30 PM||GETTING STARTED WITH GROWING FRUIT|
Tara Austen Weaver — Author, Growing Berries and Fruit Trees in the Pacific Northwest
|6:45 PM||EMBRACE VERTICAL GARDENING! EMBELLISH YOUR GARDEN WITH VINES|
Laura Watson — Master Gardener, Master Pruner, ‘Clemaniac’ and blogger, ClematisinSeattle.com
(All seminars are 60 minutes)
|10:00 AM ||YOU’RE STUCK WITH THE SOIL YOU’VE GOT—NOW DEAL WITH IT!|
Linda Chalker-Scott — WSU Asso. Professor and author, Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific NW and How Plants Work
|11:45 AM||LAVENDER: ENDLESS USES, FROM CRAFTING TO CULINARY|
Susan Harrington — Chief Education Officer, Labyrinth Hill Lavender
|1:30 PM||PRUNING FOR HEALTHY TREES AND SHRUBS: IT’S NOT THAT HARD |
Bess Bronstein — Educator, horticulture consultant and ISA-Certified Arborist
|3:15 PM||GROW AND PROTECT YOUR PRIZED CONTAINER GARDEN|
Charlie Nardozzi — Radio, TV host and author, Gardening Complete, Foodscaping and Urban Gardening for Dummies
|5:00 PM||MASON BEES: SUPER-POLLINATORS!|
Lynn Brunelle — Educator, Emmy Award-winning writer, and author of Turn This Book into a Beehive!
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.