2019 Seminar Speakers

Kerry Mendez, March 28/10:30am

Kerry Mendez, March 28/10:30am

Kerry Mendez – Estabrooks Garden Center & Nursery – Seminar Topic: Powerhouse Perennials that Work Overtime so You Don't! Date & Time: March 28, 10:30am Discover spectacular superhero plants that save the day (and your back).  'A-team' perennials...

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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 28/4:30pm

Darrell Pelotte, March 28/4:30pm

Darrell Pelotte – Gagne and Son – Seminar Topic: How to install your own paver walkway or patio. Date & Time: March 28, 4:30pm Learn from start to finish what it takes to install your very own walkway or patio.  From excavation to finishing touches, it...

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Andi Ross, March 29/10:30am

Andi Ross, March 29/10:30am

Andi Ross– It’s Nature’s Way –Seminar Topic: Hip Hip Hydrangeas! Go Native!Date & Time: March 29, 10:30pmOf the seven species of hydrangeas sold in New England nurseries and garden centers, two of these species are native to the US. This presentation...

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Bob Maurais, March 29/12:30pm

Bob Maurais, March 29/12:30pm

Bob Maurais– Mainely Ticks –Seminar Topic:  Deer Tick Alert…They’re Out Already!Date & Time: March 29, 12:30pmAre you planning on spending time outdoors this spring and summer? Did you know that 75% of Lyme diseases cases are contracted within 100 feet...

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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 – Paintbox Garden – Seminar Topic: Hidcote Manor and Gardens of the Cotswolds Date & Time: March 29, 4:30pm England's Cotswolds region is home to some of the most famous estates in the world - Hidcote Manor, Kiftsgate, and Barnsley...

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

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

Mike and Angelina Chute – Rose Solutions – Seminar Topic: Fifteen Remarkable Roses for Northern New England Gardens Date & Time: March 30, 10:30pm Fifteen Remarkable Roses for Northern New England Gardens introduces 15 attractive, disease resistant,...

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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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Tom Estabrook, March 31/1:30pm

Tom Estabrook, March 31/1:30pm

Tom Estabrook – Estabrooks Greenhouses & Garden Center – Seminar Topic: Landscaping: Why It’s Important! How it effects home values and adds happiness to our lives. Bio: Tom Estabrook is the Vice President of Estabrook's, a family owned and operated...

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Irene Brady Barber, March 31/3:00pm

Irene Brady Barber, March 31/3:00pm

Irene Brady Barber – Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens – Seminar Topic: Gardening with Ease Date & Time: March 31, 3:00pm This talk will address the opportunities, including design strategies and methods, of how to reduce pain and create more ease while...

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