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New Albany Home and Garden Show

New Albany Home and Garden Show

The 2011 New Albany Home and Garden Show will be March 25th and 26th 2011.  We will start Friday the 25th from Noon to 5:00 PM with an evening event to be announced at a later date. We will reopen on Saturday the 26th from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM.

Friday March 25, 2011



8:00-11:00 AM - Vendor Set-Up


11:45  - Welcome - Sherra Owen, Union & Lee County Master Gardener


12:00 PM     - Lunch & Learn—$10.00 includes lunch

Celebrating Art in the     Garden”

 John Hickey,        Floral Designer and Owner of “In Bloom”


2:00-Gardening on the Wild Side with Natures Most Important Plant

  Sherra Owen, MG


3:30-Visit Vendors


4:30-Farming by the Square Foot (Nano Farming)

Gary Bachman, The Southern Gardener


5:30-Grill Out (Hamburger Dinner)-$5.00-includes chips, drink, and dessert


6:00-NE Master Gardener Update & District Meeting


7:00-Master Gardener Quiz Bowl Contest

Saturday March 26, 2011


Ladies Building


8:30 AM – Welcome : Brenda Robertson— Mayor Tim Kent,  &  Dr. Bill Herndon, MSU


9:00   – Art in the Garden – Susan Tackett & Sarah Harris, Lee County Master Gardeners


10:15–More Food Less Work  Carl Wayne Hardeman, TN Master Gardener


11:30-Visit Exhibits & Lunch


12:15 PM–Developing a Backyard Wildlife Habitat- John DeFazio, USDA NRCS


1:30-Express Yourself with Garden Art – Gary Bachman, MSU Horticulture Specialist


2:45–Vegetable Garden Wisdom: Smart Ideas You Can Use Right Now

Nellie Neal, The Garden Momma


Extension Office


10:15 AM-Cooking with  Fresh Vegetables

Anita Alef-Culinary Instructor

New Albany  Vo-Tech


1:30 PM– Cooking with

Fresh Vegetables

Anita Alef-Culinary Instructor New Albany Vo-Tech


Exhibit Building


9:00 AM   - Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

Dr. David Nagel-MSU Vegetable Specialist


10:15-Water Gardens 

 Jeff Wilson-MSUES Area Horticulture Agent


11:15-Maintaining a Beautiful Lawn

Dr. Wayne Wells, MSUES Turf Specialist


12:15 PM-The  Great

Garden Robbery

Dr. Alan Henn-MSUES Plant Pathologist


1:30 PM-The Best Lawn on the Block


The Pavilion

1:30 PM-Build Your Own  Homemade Earthbox

Self Watering Container for Tomatoes 
($15.00 Fee if you want to build your own grow box to take home.- no charge to watch)

Stanley Wise-MSUES Union County Extension Director

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