â€œConÂsumers are constantly connected, and thatâ€™s not a bad thing,â€ says Susan McCoy, Garden Media president. â€œItâ€™s time for the industry to fully embrace technology and all it can do for the garden. The more consumers learn about nature, the more they will grow to care about it.â€ ~ Susan McCoy
GARDEN 101: Garden Royalty
The Secret to Landscaping With Roses
Day: Wednesday, 2/17/2016
Time: 2:15 PM
Seminar Room: Rainier
Roses, Bearded Iris and Peony have graced gardens for more than a century. Today they are deservedly popular, with more varieties than ever before, many suitable for NW gardens. These Beauty Queens need not be intimidating! Join three nationally acclaimed experts, as they share the secrets to getting the most from of these plants. Rosarian Susan Fox, horticulturist Kelly D. Norris and Peony expert Kathleen Gagan will inspire your love affair with these magnificent plants.
See It, Learn It, Do It: Practical Insights to Grow Your Gardening Skills
“We have a wide array of seminars to help you amp up your skills in the garden. Learn to prune like a pro, divide your perennials, grow healthy blooming orchids, plant a shrub or tree (so it doesnâ€™t die), start seeds, and make light work of those inevitable weeds!
Miniature Roses: Hot New Color Spots
Susan Fox â€“ Consulting Rosarian and author, Four Seasons of Roses Monthly Guide to Rose Care
Roses are the perfect flower choice when you want to create an ever-changing splash of color. From bud to a fully open rose, minis and multifloras lure you back to your garden each morning. These are winter hardy, easy-to-grow perennials that can make a color spot so rich and intriguing you will be lured back to your garden just to see the bloom cycles And some miniatures can be grown both indoors and outdoors.
Date: Thursday, Feb 18 at 6:45 pm / Book signing to follow
Seminar Room: Hood
See It, Learn It, Do It: Come to The Northwest Flower & Garden Show The 2nd Largest Garden Show in The U.S. the “True Gardener’s Garden Show.”