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Seminar Schedule for July 18, 19, 20, 2014.

FREE MASTER GARDENER SEMINARS


Seminars Held under the Red Zone

Friday, July 18, 2014

10:30: Citrus Selection & Care by Debora Moritz
Best practices for success with citrus in the low desert: selection, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest management. Bring your questions for this interactive presentation.

11:45: How to Keep your Plants Strong & Healthy by Jim Oravetz
TJim will help you understand the nutrient requirements of plants as well as how and when to apply fertilizer.

1:00: Dos & Don’ts of Raised Gardens by Don Sutton
If you’re thinking about making a raised bed, come to this seminar for what you need to know, when, and why. Handouts are included.

2:15: Plant Care by Beth Rohlfs
You’ll learn how & when to prune, water, and fertilize for year around blooming plants. Handouts include “Watering by the Numbers” and “Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert” by the Arizona Municipal Waters Users Association.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

10:30: Plant Clinic by Rebecca Senior, U of A Ornamental Horticulture and Master Gardeners
The wildly popular Plant Clinic at Maricopa County Cooperative Extension will be here to help you solve your plant problems. Bring your questions, pictures, plant samples, and insects in a jar and let the experts help you know what to do to remedy the problem.

11:45: How to Keep your Plants Strong & Healthy by Jim Oravetz
Jim will help you understand the nutrient requirements of plants as well as how and when to apply fertilizer.

1:00: Citrus Care by Dave Haase
Best practices for success with citrus in the low desert: selection, watering, fertilizing, pruning, and pest management. Bring your questions for this interactive presentation. Handout included.

2:15: Keeping your Plants Alive this Summer by Kris Coats
Come and learn about the importance of water and how to water efficiently to have healthy plants. You’ll save water and money with these simple tips. You’ll also get the most valuable free booklet you’ll ever get, “Watering by the Numbers”.

3:30: Bed Bugs by Kris Coates
You’ll learn what you need to know about bed bugs, how to avoid them, and if your unlucky and have them how to get rid of them.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

10:30: Dos and Don’ts of Raised Beds by Don Sutton
If you’re thinking about making a raised bed, come to this seminar for what you need to know, when, and why. Handouts are included.

11:45: How to Keep your Plants Strong & Healthy by Jim Oravetz
Jim will help you understand the nutrient requirements of plants as well as how and when to apply fertilizer.

1:00: Year Around Blooming Desert Adapted Plants by Lee Ann Aronson
Come and get to know what Desert Adapted Plants will bloom for you year- round. You’ll get the Arizona Municipal Water Users Association booklet “Landscape Plants for the Arizona Desert”.

2:15: Summer Lawn Care by Sharon Dewey
Learn how to have a lawn that is the “green envy” of your neighborhood. Included are water conservation tips and information on how to fertilize, mow, and when to dethatch. Includes a monthly Turf Tip Guide handout and “Watering by the Numbers”.

Do you have a turfgrass question? Master Gardener & Certified turfgrass Professional Sharon Dewey will be available to answer your questions Friday and Sunday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM 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, July 18, 2014

11:00am The myths of olive oil. Know what to buy! Learn the advantages, disadvantages and multiple uses. Making the best choices for health, flavor and recipe results.

12:00 pm Cabinet Transformations: Refinish your cabinets without sanding or priming! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

1:00pm Faux Wood Floor Option: Get the look of wood without the maintenance or cost. Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

2pm Facelift your kitchen on a budget! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

3pm Hidden Safety Concerns in Your Home. Find out the safety concerns that most homeowners never know or think about.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

11am Keeping the Bad Guys Out. What you need to know to protect your home inside and out.

12pm Cabinet Transformations: Refinish your cabinets without sanding or priming! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

1pm Faux Wood Floor Option: Get the look of wood without the maintenance or cost. Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

2pm Facelift your kitchen on a budget! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

3pm The 7 Hottest Home Remodeling Trends for 2014. Kitchens, bathrooms, appliances and today’s most popular finishes.

4pm The myths of olive oil. Know what to buy! Learn the advantages, disadvantages and multiple uses. Making the best choices for health, flavor and recipe results.

Sunday July 20, 2014

11am Hidden Safety Concerns in Your Home. Find out the safety concerns that most homeowners never know or think about.

12pm Cabinet Transformations: Refinish your cabinets without sanding or priming! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

1pm Faux Wood Floor Option: Get the look of wood without the maintenance or cost. Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

2pm Facelift your kitchen on a budget! Presented by Debbie Hernandez from Home Depot!

3pm The myths of olive oil. Know what to buy! Learn the advantages, disadvantages and multiple uses. Making the best choices for health, flavor and recipe results.