Seminar Schedule for March 6, 7, 8, 2015.

FREE MASTER GARDENER SEMINARS


Seminars Held under The Red Zone

Friday, March 6, 2015

10:30 Spring Flower Pots with Michelle Anderson.
How to make your flower pots uniquely beautiful this spring with ideas on plant selection, color combinations and layout techniques.

11:45 Repurposing Junk as Garden Art with Michelle Anderson.
Before you take it to the dump, think again! Learn how to give junk a new life as garden art.

1:00 Pruning Frost Damaged Plants with Jim Oravetz.
Learn how to identify, prune and salvage frost-damaged plants.

2:15 Spring Rose Care with Certified Rosarian, Marylou Coffman.
Secrets for growing beautiful roses in the desert, what varieties grow best, improving soil, proper watering, how and when to fertilize & prune.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

10:30 Citrus Care with David Haase.
How to select, plant, fertilize, water, prune and what to do about frost damage.

11:45 Pruning Damaged Plants with Jim Oravetz.
Learn how to identify, prune and salvage frost-damaged plants.

1:00 Brighten Up Your Landscape with Bloom by Kris Coates.
Add color to your yard with perennials, low water & maintenance shrubs and trees.

2:15 Shrubs: Pruning & Revitalization with Kris Coats.
Its pruning time! Why, how to and when to prune different kinds of shrubs. Also covered, rejuvenating neglected and overgrown shrubs.

3:30 Soil Preparation with Bonnie Newhoff.
It’s time to prepare soil for spring planting. Understand the importance to the “what”, “how” and “why” to adding amendments and working soil when planting non-desert adapted plants, particularly vegetables & annual flowers.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

10:30 How to Grow Tomatoes in the Desert with Pam Perry.
A tomato planted now will bear sun-ripened fruit May through June and perhaps into July. Learn how to select and grow tomatoes in our desert climate.

11:45 Pruning Frost Damaged Plants with Jim Oravetz.
Learn how to identify, prune and salvage frost-damaged plants.

1:00 Soil Preparation with Bonnie Newhoff.
It’s time to prepare soil for spring planting. Understand the importance to the “what”, “how” and “why” to adding amendments and working soil when planting non-desert adapted plants, particularly vegetables & annual flowers.

2:15 The Magic of Desert Plants with Linda McCabe.
Understand and appreciate the magic of these amazing plants, what to choose for your landscape and how to make these plants thrive.

Do you have a turfgrass question? Master Gardener & Certified Turfgrass Professional, Sharon Dewey, will be available to answer your questions Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM at the Master Gardener seminar area.

Gardening Book Sale: Make sure to visit the Master Gardener seminar area for books by experts on gardening in our desert conditions. There will be special show prices for these books from the Arizona Master Gardener Press.

Maricopa County Master Gardener Vegetable & Fruit Planting Calendars ($5) & Soil Probes ($20) will be for sale at the Master Gardener seminar area.


FREE “HOW TO” HOME IMPROVEMENT SEMINARS

Enjoy the Free Home Improvement Seminars at the Home Show. We have brought together the experts from various fields to help you with your home improvement needs!


Seminars Held under The Red Zone

Friday, March 6, 2015

11:00 Spring Clean Your Closet: 5 things to keep & 5 things to throw out with Arizona Garage & Closet Design. It’s time to purge those items taking up too much space.

12:00 Update Your Kitchen on a Budget:Make over your kitchen with the latest trends without the major expense by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

1:00 How to Install Laminate and Wood Flooring: It’s so easy, you can have a beautiful new floor in a day with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

2:00 Cabinet Transformations: How to change your cabinet color & get a smooth professional finish. No priming, sanding & big savings with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

3:00 Salvaged Transformations: Learn how to creatively reuse, repurpose and upcyle reclaimed windows, doors and more for fabulous unique additions to your home with Stardust Building Supplies.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

11:00 Spring Clean Your Closet: 5 things to keep & 5 things to throw out with Arizona Garage & Closet Design. It’s time to purge those items taking up too much space.

12:00 Update Your Kitchen on a Budget: Make over your kitchen with the latest trends without the major expense by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

1:00 How to Install Laminate and Wood Flooring:It’s so easy, you can have a beautiful new floor in a day with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

2:00 Cabinet Transformations:How to change your cabinet color & get a smooth professional finish. No priming, sanding & big savings with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

3:00 Salvaged Transformations: Learn how to creatively reuse, repurpose and upcyle reclaimed windows, doors and more for fabulous unique additions to your home with Stardust Building Supplies.

Sunday March 8, 2015

11:00 Spring Clean Your Closet: 5 things to keep & 5 things to throw out with Arizona Garage & Closet Design. It’s time to purge those items taking up too much space.

12:00 Update Your Kitchen on a Budget: Make over your kitchen with the latest trends without the major expense by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

1:00 How to Install Laminate and Wood Flooring: It’s so easy, you can have a beautiful new floor in a day with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

2:00 Cabinet Transformations: How to change your cabinet color & get a smooth professional finish. No priming, sanding & big savings with Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot & 3TV

3:00 Salvaged Transformations: Learn how to creatively reuse, repurpose and upcyle reclaimed windows, doors and more for fabulous unique additions to your home with Stardust Building Supplies.