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Wednesday, March 14


11:30 AM

Plants Every Northeast Garden Should Have
Steve Aitken & Senior Editor, Danielle Sherry, Fine Gardening Magazine

12:30 PM

The Power of Saving Seeds: Creating a Living Resource Library to Ensure Food Security
Hannah Traggis, Senior Horticulturist, Massachusetts Horticultural Society

1:30 PM

The Budget-wise Gardener
Kerry Ann Mendez, Garden Lecturer & Owner, Perennially Yours


Thursday, March 15


11:30 AM

Pleasure Grounds: Public Gardens Close to Home
Gail Anderson, Garden Lecturer

12:30 PM

Hip, Hip Hydrangea 2018
Andi Ross, Landscape Designer & Garden Coach, It's Nature's Way

1:00 PM

Garden Design 101 Class: Creating an Ever-Blooming, Low-Maintenance Garden with Kerry Mendez
(Additional ticket required. Click here for more info.)

1:30 PM

Color Gardens: How to Make Beautiful Perennial Combinations from Spring through frost
Maria von Brincken, APLD, Maria von Brincken Landscape & Garden Design

2:30 PM

Plants Every Northeast Garden Should Have
Steve Aitken & Senior Editor, Danielle Sherry, Fine Gardening Magazine


Friday, March 16


10:30 AM

Bedrock Gardens – The Upstart, Startup Public Garden, Jill Nooney, Founder of Bedrock
Gardens of NH

11:30 AM

The History of Growing and Selling Dahlias
Thomas Mickey, Garden Writer

12:30 PM

Edible Gardening
Paul Split, Garden Lecturer

1:30 PM

Fool Proof Roses
Mike & Angie Chute, Owners, Rose Solutions

2:30 PM

Massachusetts Horticultural Society Lecture: Topic TBD
Caleb Harper, Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture Initiative, MIT Media La

3:30 PM

Designing Gardens with Peonys
Kathleen Gagan, Owner, Peonys Envy


Saturday, March 17


10:30 AM

Top Ten Peony Questions:  Design, Care, Propagation
Kathleen Gagan, Owner, Peonys Envy

11:30 AM

Native Bees: Our Unsung Pollination Heroes
Tom Sullivan, M.A.L.D., Owner, Pollinators Welcome

12:30 PM

Niki Jabbour’s Veggie Garden Remix
Niki Jabbour, Garden Writer

2:30 PM

Community Gardens: Past, Present & Future
John Forti, Executive Director, Bedrock Gardens of NH


Sunday, March 18


10:30 AM

Landscape Lighting Basics
Tony Hurley, Artistic Landscapes

11:30 AM

Grow What You Love: Growing a Food Garden That's Right for You
Emily Murphy, Garden Lecturer

12:30 PM

CitySprouts Youth Gardeners
Jane Hirschi, Executive Director of CitySprouts and students of CitySprouts

1:30 PM

Organic Seed Starting
Petra Page-Mann, Owner, Fruition Seeds

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