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New Albany Home and Garden Show

New Albany Home and Garden Show

New Albany Home and Garden Show

Spring is in Bloom

March 30th, 31st, 2012

Ladies Building

March 30th, 2012


11:45 AM – Welcome–Sherra Owen (Union County Master Gardener)

12:00 Noon – “Southern Entertaining with Ease and Style" -Patty Roper

{Tickets for Patty Roper presentation must be purchased in advance and seating will be limited (Includes Lunch)}

2:00 PM–“Charlie on Safari” – Margaret Gratz

3:00 PM–Visit with our Vendors

4:00 PM–"How to Make Your Landscape  the Talk of the Town"

                  Dr.Lelia Kelly

5:15 PM–Hamburger Supper ($5.00 per plate)

6:00 PM–Mississippi Master Gardener Show and Tell

                 “Get Connected – Share Ideas and Brag a Little”

                 Northeast District Meeting


Exhibit Building


11:00 AM – "Gardening With Woody Ornamentals"

                    Dr. Jeff Wilson

12:00 Noon – "Weeds Be Gone in Southern Lawns"

                       Dr. John Byrd

1:00 PM – "Plant Disease Prevention and Control in the

                   Landscape and Garden" – Dr. Alan Henn

2:00 PM – "Battle Plan for Attacking the Fire Ants"

                  Dr. Blake Layton

3:00 PM – A Farmers Market in Your Backyard: The Vegetable

                 Garden- Dr. David Nagel

4:00 PM – "How to Have the Best Lawn on the Block"

                  Dr. Wayne Wells



Ladies Building 

March 31st, 2012


8:30 AM–Welcome–Tim Burress (Garden Show Chairman)

                                      Pat Campbell (UCMG President)

8:40 AM– “Bringing the University to the People” -

                 Dr. Gary Jackson

9:00 AM– “Hydrangeas For Sun to Shade” – Linda Lanier

10:15 AM- "Easy Color" - Gail Barton

11:15 AM – Lunch and Visit with Our Vendors

12:15 PM- “Capturing the Garden Through the Camera Lens” –                   Lowery Wilson

1:30 PM- "Frugal Landscaping" -Rick Griffin

2:45 PM- “Slow Gardening-All Sense, All Seasons-

                 Regardles of Skill or Style" -Felder Rushing  


Pavilion Room


9:00 AM – "Gardening for Profit" -Stanley Wise               

10:15 AM – "Rootin, Tootin, No Till Sustainable Vegetable

                     Gardening" - Carl Wayne Hardeman

12:15 PM- "Gardening by the Signs" - Charles Wood


Exhibit Building


9:00 AM – "Old Garden Roses" -Bill Fisher

10:15 AM - "Put Wow in Your Containers" -Jaryd Brewer 

12:15 PM - "Building a Bird Feeder Using Treasures From

                    the Thrift Store" -Judy George 


Extension Office


10:15 AM – “It Doesn’t Have to Taste Bad to be Healthy” – The Cooking Divas (Karen Caviness & Judith Ward)

Free admission to Fairgrounds and all presentations with the exception of Patty Roper. Seating for Patty Roper is limited to 150 people.  Door prizes will be given away both days throughout the day.  There will be plant, yard art, birdhouses, exhibition booths, and food vendors.

There will also be a drop off point for non-perishable food items to be donated to the food pantry

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