Brad and Colin will be leading three educational seminars at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show this year! If you're in Seattle and are interested in the topics listed below, we'd love to see you there! Both speakers love to answers questions, so these talks are a great opportunity to chat with garden experts and other folks in the gardening community. If you wont be able to make to the seminars, we will be posting the information presented in the seminars here, once the show is over- so stay tuned!
TOO MANY ZUCCHINI: PROFESSIONAL PLANTING CALENDARS FOR HOME GARDENERS
Many people struggle with the vegetable gardening problem of planting too much at one time, then being overwhelmed when everything is ready at once. Learn how professional vegetable growers use a planting calendar to produce a consistent supply of produce every week, how to assess your produce needs, determine how much to plant, and how to schedule your plantings to ensure a consistent supply of fresh produce. Imagine eating a fresh salad from your garden year round!
Wednesday, Feb 17 at 10:00 am / Hood Room / Book signing to follow
GROW YOUR OWN VEGETABLE STARTS AT HOME
Ever wanted to try your hand at growing your own vegetable starts from seed? Growing your own transplants is extremely rewarding and allows you to try new varieties that may not be available at the local nursery….but it can be more complicated than you think! Before you get started, learn how to avoid common pitfalls that beset many well intentioned home nursery managers. We’ll discuss germination and potting media, providing adequate light, watering techniques, and organic fertilization in your nursery.
Thursday, Feb 18 at 12:30 pm / Hood Room / Book signing to follow
GARDEN 101: YOUR BEST EDIBLE GARDEN / SEASON EXTENSION FOR HOME VEGETABLE GROWERS
Edible gardening has become a huge priority for health conscious gardeners. But how can you make the most of your edibles, and grow them so they look beautiful with your current landscape? You will gain a bushel of tips and insights from these three acclaimed experts in edible gardening: Brad Halm, Craig LeHoullier andCharlie Nardozzi will help you extend the growing season, integrate your edibles within your existing garden to maximize your space, and help you attain that rarest of edible produce: perfectly grown tomatoes!
Sunday, Feb 21 at 2:15 pm / Rainier Room / Book signing to follow