Spring is almost here and we invite you to join us for a day of fun and education all about gardening!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

 

for the 14th annual learn and grow garden expo presented by the Sherburne county master gardeners

 

DATE: Saturday, March 24th

TIME: 8:30AM - 3:00PM

Location: big lake high school


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

8:30 - 8:45: REGISTRATION

8:45 - 9:45: KEYNOTe speaker

  • Color Throughout the Seasons - Julie Schroer and Jodie Ramsay

9:45 - 10:15: BREAK

10:15 - 11:15: SESSION 2

  • What's Wrong with My Lawn?: Diagnosing and Managing Lawn Problems - Sam Bauer
  • Top Five Tree Threats: Tree Pests and Diseases in Our Area and What a Changing Climate Means for Our Trees - Gina Hugo
  • Born in the Wild: Building a Rock Garden with Alpine Plants - Betty Ann Addison
  • MAKE AND TAKE - Driftwood Wind Chimes - Sue Nelson (Additional $5.00)

11:15 - 12:30: LUNCH Provided by panera bread

12:30 - 1:30: SESSION 3

  • Flowers for Your Spring Table - Diana Weissenfluh
  • Gardening in the Shade: Yes You Can! - Sue Hix
  • So You’d Like to Grow Vegetables - Linda Sizer and Bruce Galer
  • MAKE AND TAKE - Growing Your Own Orchid - Ross Hella (Additional $5.00)

1:30 - 2:00: BREAK

2:00 - 3:00: SESSION 4

  • Ask the Doc: Tips for Keeping Gardening a Healthy Hobby - Dr. Americo Fraboni
  • The Birth of a Garden: Creating a Garden from Start to Finish - Debbie Tasa
  • Flowers for Your Spring Table - Diana Weissenfluh
  • MAKE AND TAKE - Herb Gardening for Your Kitchen - Linda Sizer (Additional $5.00)

SPEAKER AND SESSION DESCRIPTIONS

Want a detailed description of the information sessions along with a speaker biographies?


REGISTRATION

Registration fee includes access to all educational sessions and lunch catered by Panera Bread. Optional make and take sessions are available at a cost of $5.00 each. In addition, the attendees and the public are welcome to enjoy over 20 vendor booths, door prizes, and a silent auction. 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 15TH

 $30.00 for educational sessions + $5.00 for each make and take session

After March 15th day of event registration

$35.00 for educational sessions + $5.00 for make and take sessions if available

VENDOR REGISTRATION

Interested in becoming one of our vendors? Please register by March 3rd.

Location

Big Lake High School
501 Minnesota Ave E
Big Lake, MN 55309