Seminar & Entertainment Schedule

40th Annual Lane County Home & Garden Show
March 7-10, 2019

Please check back for the 2019 seminars to be posted in February 2019.   Plan your visit to the show around 45 seminars & demonstrations!

2018 Spring Seminars & How-To’s

Dig into Dirt! Stage – Convention Center – Rm 4-West off South Lobby
Garden Hall Stage –   Expo Halls – Rear of Expo Hall 2
Remodel it Now! Stage – Convention Center – Rm 4-East off South Hall

Maps Lane County Home & Garden Show Spring 2018

Thursday – March 8, 2018

6:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Tiny House Basics – Learn to Build & Live Tiny
by Michael Johnson, 121 Tiny Homes, ATHA Building Codes Division Chairman

6:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Mini-Pies with Master Food Preservers
by OSU Extension Master Food Preservers

6:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodels-Designs to Budgets
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design

7:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Grow What You Like to Eat – Veggie & Fruit Selections, Growing Techniques, Irrigation & Pest Control
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

Friday – March 9, 2018

6:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Dining Out:  Gardens to Dine For!   Inspired Outdoor Rooms
by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, APLD, NCIDQ
Author of “Understanding Garden Design: The Complete Handbook for Aspiring Designers”

6:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Jr. Master Naturalist Program & Wildlife Exploration – Adults & Youth Invited
by Emily McDonald Williams & Daniel Lampe, OSU Extension 4-H Program

6:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Reinventing Your Home – Whole House Remodels
by Matt White, AKBD – Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

7:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Which Rose is Right for You & Your Garden?   Right Rose, Right Place
Prizes! David Austin Rose, Redneck Rosarian 3-Tine Cultivator & Soil Conditioners
by The Rose Kings Sustainability Tour featuring Chris VanCleave, The Redneck Rosarian & Brian Puckett, Curator Earth Kind Rose Trials

7:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Homeownership is Possible with Habitat for Humanity
by Amanda Adams, Program Manager, Habitat for Humanity of Central Lane

7:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Moles, Voles & Gophers – Driving You Crazy? Tips to Regain Your Sanity & Yard!
by Grand Williams, Ultimate Pest Control

Saturday – March 10, 2018

11:00 am | Garden Hall Stage
Pruning Spring Bloomers – Lilacs, Camellias, Azaleas & More
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

11:00 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
How to Make a Lifelong Home – Aging in Place with AARP Home Fit
by Michele Scheib, AARP

11:30 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Design Ideas for Renovating a Tired Garden
by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, APLD, NCIDQ
Author of “Understanding Garden Design: The Complete Handbook for Aspiring Designers”

12:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodeling Essentials
by Stefanie Rotella, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

12:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Worm Composting at Home
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

1:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Roses for the Real World – Selections, Companion Plants & Rose Care Tips
Prizes! David Austin Rose, Redneck Rosarian 3-Tine Cultivator & Soil Conditioners
by The Rose Kings Sustainability Tour featuring Chris VanCleave, The Redneck Rosarian & Brian Puckett, Curator Earth Kind Rose Trials

1:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demonstration
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

1:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Save Green! Solar for Your Home
by Brett Moser, Advanced Energy Systems

2:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Kiwi & Other Easy to Grow Organic Fruits: Berries, Peaches, Plums, Figs & Raspberries!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

2:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Contracts & Contractors – 10 Step Guide to Protecting Yourself in a Construction Project
by Joshua Shafer, Stonewood Construction

2:30pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Weed Control – Groundcovers the Missing Link
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Award Winning Garden Writer

3:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Bathroom Remodeling Essentials
by Magda Zafer CKD, CBD, CAPS – Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

3:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Dazzling Dahlias – Blazing, Ravishing & Easy to Grow!
by Sharon Frey, “The Dahlia Queen”, Frey’s Dahlias

3:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Herb Gardening!  Planning, Planting & Harvesting Herbs
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

4:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Selecting Quality Granite & Quartz Countertops – What’s Best for Your Project?
by Laureen Youngblood, American Home & Stone

4:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Trees & Shrub Care – Care Tips to Save Money & Time!  Bring Tree Questions!
by Nathaniel Sperry, Certified Arborist, Sperry Tree Care Co.

4:30 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demonstration
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

5:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Which Rose is Right for You & Your Garden?   Right Rose, Right Place
Prizes! David Austin Rose, Redneck Rosarian 3-Tine Cultivator & Soil Conditioners
by The Rose Kings Sustainability Tour featuring Chris VanCleave, The Redneck Rosarian & Brian Puckett, Curator Earth Kind Rose Trials

5:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Curb Appeal! Getting Ready to Sell Your Home
by Megan Naslund, Pro Realty

6:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Hens & Chicks! Vertical Gardening with Hardy Succulents & Sedums
by Becky Sell, Sedum Chicks

Sunday – March 11, 2018

11:00 am | Garden Hall Stage
Backyard Composting – Methods to Getting Started
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

11:00 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
Going Ductless
by Ryan Gregg, Ductless Application Specialist, The Heat Pump Store

12:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Roses for the Real World – Selections, Companion Plants & Care Tips
Prizes! David Austin Rose, Redneck Rosarian 3-Tine Cultivator & Soil Conditioners
by The Rose Kings Sustainability Tour featuring Chris VanCleave, The Redneck Rosarian & Brian Puckett, Curator Earth Kind Rose Trials

12:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Landscaping to Reduce Your Home’s Risk to Wildfire
by Lauren Grand, OSU Extension Service Forester

12:00 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demonstration
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

12:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Let’s Take It Outside – Transforming Outdoor Spaces With Great Design
by Gregory Thomas, Architect, AKBD – Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

1:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Drip Irrigation Made Easy – Do It Yourself & Save $$ Water Bills Too!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

1:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Organizing Tips for Successful Home Building & Remodeling
by Karen Wright, Wright Interiors

1:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Plants for Year Around Color in the Garden – Rhododendrons & More
by Harold Greer, Author & International Rhododendron Expert, Greer Gardens

2:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
A Gardening Comedy of Errors – Midsummer’s Nightmares & The Lessons Learned
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Award Winning Garden Writer

2:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design

2:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Tiny House Basics – Learn to Build & Live Tiny
by Michael Johnson, 121 Tiny Homes, ATHA Building Codes Division Chair

2:30 pm | Expo Hall Lawn
Horizontal Directional Drilling Underground Demonstration
by Kevin Cohen Plumbing

3:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Pruning Small Fruits: Blueberry, Raspberry & Currants
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

A very special thank you to our wonderful speakers who so graciously share their knowledge with our community.  Each & every show we are amazed at the fantastic exhibitors, experts, Master Gardeners & authors that speak at our shows.  In 2017 alone, we presented 150 seminars at the Eugene Home Shows.  Our shows have offered 1270 seminars & workshops Lane County homeowners since 2009!

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