Spring Horticulture Seminar: Spring Into Action!

Apr 14, 2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Canfield Fairgrounds
Mahoning County Extension

For Registration Information, click HERE

Join us for our Spring Gardening Workshop to learn how to beautify and improve your garden throughout the year.  A keynote and 12 breakout sessions will be offered.  


Registration & Garden Art Sale Begins (all buildings heated, refreshments all day)

Book Signing - Native Plants of Ohio by Paul & Melinda Carmichael, $5 per book


Making Native Plants a Part of a Beautiful Garden  – Melinda Carmichael1

Native plants are more than just good for the environment and native pollinators. They can add beauty, structure, color and texture to your landscape. They are also low maintenance, many are drought tolerate and thrive in our native soils.


Break - Garden Art Sale & Book Signing


Choose a Session – Breakout #1

New, Exciting & Must-Have Perennials and Annuals – Tim Parks

Container Water Gardens – June Nolasco

Backyard Fruit Production – Eric Barrett

Creating a Sensory Garden for Children – Kary Shively & Merabeth Steffen


Hot Buffet Lunch – Catered by Broad Street Diner


Choose a Session – Breakout #2

What’s in the bag? Soil Amendments and Fertilizer – David Sprague

Green Roof Gardening:  – Margaret Biroschak

Enhancing Your Garden Design for Relaxation & Enjoyment – Lil Quaranta

Garden Art Project1: Hypertufa Pot – Make & Take (limit 40) – Pam Baytos


Choose a Session – Breakout #3

Garden Art Project2: Alcohol Ink Tiles – Make & Take (limit 30) – Pam Baytos

Raised Bed Gardening with Vegetables and Herbs – Karen Santee

Herbs: History, Design & Use – Pat Fuller

Designing a Blooming Chart for Your Garden – Eric Barrett


Garden Art Sale Finale, Evaluation & Safe Trip Home