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Listed below are the 2019 Seminar Speakers. Stay tuned to see our speakers for 2020.

HEATHER McCARGO, March 27/4:30

Wild Seed Project Seminar topic: Why Native Plants Matter: Beauty, Biodiversity and Resilience In this slide presentation, Heather will cover the many reasons we all should care about our regions native flora and bring these native plants back into our developed...

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GARY FISH, March 26/10:30

Horticulturalist, Maine Department of Agriculture Seminar Topic: Finding Common Ground In Pursuit of Sustainable Landscaping Most landscape professionals have similar goals: happy customers, beautiful plantings, and a healthy environment. This presentation seeks to...

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Kerry Mendez, March 26/2:30

Kerry Mendez, March 26/2:30

KERRY MENDEZ, March 26th/2:30   Estabrooks Garden Center and Nursery Seminar Topic:  Non Stop Color from Exceptional Flowering Shrubs Do you want to add drama, winter interest and colorful flowers to your gardens while reducing maintenance? Then include some...

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Suzanne Bushnell & Judith Stallworth, March 28/12:30pm

Suzanne Bushnell & Judith Stallworth, March 28/12:30pm

Suzanne Bushnell and Judith Stallworth – Garden Federation of Maine – Seminar Topic: Growing Dahlias in Maine Date & Time: March 28, 12:30pm Learn some tips and tricks to growing these beautiful flowers right here in your own backyard! Bios: Judith...

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Jesse O’Brien, March 28/2:30pm

Jesse O’Brien, March 28/2:30pm

Jesse O’Brien – Down East Turf Farms – Seminar Topic: Want a Happy Lawn? It Starts Underneath with the Soil Date & Time: March 28, 2:30pm ‘Don’t Treat Your Soil Like Dirt’ A Happy Lawn is made up of thousands and thousands of grass plants. These grass...

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Darrell Pelotte, March 26: 4:30

Darrell Pelotte, March 26: 4:30

DARRELL PELOTTE, March 26/4:30   Gagne and Son Seminar Topic: How to Install Your Own Paver Walkway or Patio. Learn from start to finish what it takes to install your very own walkway or patio.  From excavation to finishing touches, it isn’t very hard but there...

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Andi Ross, March 27/10:30am

Andi Ross, March 27/10:30am

ANDI ROSS, March 27/10:30   It’s Nature’s Way Seminar Topic: Splendor in the Grasses! The use of ornamental grasses in New England gardens has sky rocketed over the last 20 years. They offer the busy gardener stunning design elements and easy maintenance.There...

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Bob Maurais, March 29/12:30pm

Bob Maurais, March 29/12:30pm

BOB MAURAIS, March 27/12:30   Mainely Ticks Seminar Topic: Spring is here, and so are the ticks! Are you planning on spending time in your garden this spring and summer? Did you know that 75% of Lyme diseases cases are contracted within 100 feet of the home? Join...

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Panel Presentation, March 29/2:30pm

Panel Presentation Topic: Growing Healthy Landscapes – Case Studies for More Sustainable Land Care Practices Date & Time: March 29, 2:30pm  Did you know Portland and South Portland have banned the use of pesticides on public and private property?...

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Charlotte Albers, March 29/4:30pm

Charlotte Albers, March 29/4:30pm

CHARLOTTE ALBERS, March 27/2:30   Paintbox Garden Seminar Topic: COLOR YEAR ROUND: Four Seasons of Fabulous with landscape designer Charlotte Albers COLOR YEAR ROUND.... Charlotte is a garden writer for HOUZZ the popular home improvement website and returns for...

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Mike and Angela Chute, March 28/10:30am

Mike and Angela Chute, March 28/10:30am

MIKE and ANGELINA CHUTE, March 28/10:30   Rose Solutions Seminar Topic: Six Simple Steps to Successful Rose Gardening  It’s easy to grow beautiful roses in your home garden once you know how.This program appeals to every gardener who wants to successfully grow roses!...

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Petra Page-Mann, March 30/12:30pm, March 31/12:00pm

Petra Page-Mann, March 30/12:30pm, March 31/12:00pm

Petra Page-Mann– Fruition Seeds –Seminar Topic: Make Your Own Seed BombsDate & Time: March 30, 12:30pmSeed bombs are as fun to make as they are to throw! All ages are welcome to make seed bombs to bring home, filling the world with beauty, joy and...

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Deborah Perkins, March 30/2:30pm

Deborah Perkins, March 30/2:30pm

Deborah Perkins – Landscaping for Wildlife – Seminar Topic: Landscaping for Birds, Pollinators, and Other Wildlife Date & Time: March 30, 2:30pm Learn ways to cultivate habitat for local declining populations of birds, pollinators, and more. In this...

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Kathleen Gagan, March 30/4:30pm

Kathleen Gagan, March 30/4:30pm

Kathleen Gagan– Peony’s Envy –Seminar Topic: The Top Ten Questions you never knew to ask about growing PeoniesDate & Time: March 30, 4:30pmAn interactive presentation and pictorial guide that answers the questions we get from customers most often. The...

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Curtis Jirsa, March 29/7:30am, March 31/10:30am

Curtis Jirsa, March 29/7:30am, March 31/10:30am

Curtis Jirsa– Winterbloom Farm –Class: Qigong, Four Seasons Qigong ($35 per person)Date & Time: March 29, 7:30amGet an exclusive, early look at the gardens of the Maine Flower Show, and enjoy a Qigong practice surrounded by the sights and smells of...

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