SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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LEGEND

  Book Signing
  Handout 

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RAINIER ROOM
(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
(90 mins)
 GARDEN 101: HOUSEPLANTS—THE NEW GARDENING OBSESSION
  HOUSEPLANT SUCCESS: THE FACTS OF LIGHT
Lisa Eldred 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
HOOD ROOM
(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 
DIY STAGE     
(All seminars are 60 minutes)

 

10:00 AM  
 YOU’RE STUCK WITH THE SOIL YOU’VE GOT—NOW DEAL WITH IT!
Dr. 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 L. 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!

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