Seminar & Entertainment Schedule

38th Annual Lane County Home & Garden Show
March 9-12, 2017

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Plan your visit to the show around 52 seminars & demonstrations!

2017 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

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Thursday – March 9, 2017

6:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Sorting Out Veggie Problems in The Garden
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

6:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Tiny Houses – Facts to Fun!
by Keith Schneider, Bohemian Cottages

6:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Crafting Cool & Creative Containers
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

7:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Garden Basics: Grow it. Cook it. Eat it.
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

7:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Inspiring Kitchen Remodels
by Magda Zafer, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

Friday – March 10, 2017

6:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Pruning Ornamentals
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

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

6:30 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Top 10 Gardening & Landscaping Blunders – and How to Avoid Them!
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

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”

7:00 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets.
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners

Saturday – March 11, 2017

10:30 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
Do it Yourself Ductless Heat Pump Installation
by Rick Gregg, The Heat Pump Store

11:00 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Embrace Your Shade : Plants & Design Tips for Shady Spaces
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

11:00 am | Garden Hall Stage
Spring Vegetable Gardening in the Willamette Valley
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

11:30 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
2017 is the Final Year of the Oregon Residential Solar Tax Credit
by Brett Moser, Advanced Energy Systems

12:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Plants for Year Around Color in the Garden, Using Rhododendrons & More
by Harold Greer, Author & International Rhododendron Expert, Greer Gardens

12:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Do The Rot Thing: Choosing & Using a Composting System
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

12:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Making a Splash in Your Bath – Bathroom Remodeling
by Stefanie Rotella, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling

1:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Been There, Killed That: The Plants that Survived our Fierce Winter
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Garden Writer

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

1:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
How to Make a Lifelong Home – Aging in Place with AARP Home Fit
by Michele Scheib, AARP

2:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
You’ve Lost an Important Tree, Now What?
After that Storm Damage, Disease & More
by Sperry Tree Care, Certified Arborists

2:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Drip Irrigation Made Easy – Do It Yourself & Save $$ Water Bills Too!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

2:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Interior Design – Tips, Tricks & Trends for Your Home.
by Jessica Hardman, Interior Designer, La-Z-Boy Furniture
Prize! A Pair of Lamps ~ 1 Winner

3:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Crafting Cool & Creative Containers
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

3:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Using Your Electric Pressure Cooker
by OSU Extension Master Food Preserver

3:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
All About Outdoor Living Spaces – Designing Kitchens, Grilling Stations & Fire Pits!
by Sunset Outdoor Living

4:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Dazzling Dahlias – Blazing, Ravishing & Easy to Grow!
by Sharon Frey, “The Dahlia Queen”, Frey’s Dahlias

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

4:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
The Evolution of Arts and Crafts & Stickley Furniture Construction.
by Paul Schatz Furniture & Bud Peizner, Stickley Furniture
Prizes! Stickley Tape Measure ~ 25 Winners!

5:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Moles, Voles & Gophers – Driving You Crazy?
Tips to Regain Your Sanity & Yard!
by Grant Williams, Ultimate Pest Control

5:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Vertical Gardening with Hardy Succulents & Sedums
by Becky Sell, Sedum Chicks

5:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets.
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners

6:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Top 10 Gardening & Landscaping Blunders – and How to Avoid Them!
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

6:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Spiders in the Garden
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

6:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Tiny Houses, Backyard Cottages & Accessory Buildings:
Codes, Size, Setbacks & Permits
by Keith Schneider, Bohemian Cottages

Sunday – March 12, 2017

10:30 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
Going Ductless, Whole Home Comfort
by Curt Myers & Kathleen Berry, The Heat Pump Store

11:00 am | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Top 10 Gardening & Landscaping Blunders – and How to Avoid Them!
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

11:00 am | Garden Hall Stage
Preparing Roses for Summer Bloom
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

11:30 am | Remodel it Now! Stage
Kitchen Remodels – Designs to Budgets.
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 10 Winners

12:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Steal These! Innovative Ideas from Garden Shows – PNW to Chelsea
by Mary-Kate Mackey, Garden Writer

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

12:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
The 365 Day Vegetable Garden – Growing Year Round!
by OSU Extension Master Gardeners

12:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Tiny House Guidelines – Budgets, Timelines & Construction Details
by Keith Schneider, Bohemian Cottages

1:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Natural Stone Power & Permanence:
Using Natural Stone in the Landscape
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

1:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
All About a Four Season Sunroom Addition
by Chris Smith, Dorman Construction

2:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Beekeeping for Backyard Gardeners
by Ken Ograin, Lane County Beekeepers

2:00 pm | Garden Hall Stage
Carefree Fruit! Grow Tasty Fruit & Berries Organically:
Peaches, Kiwis, Plums, Figs & Raspberries!
by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener”

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

2:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Interior Design – Tips, Tricks & Trends for Your Home
by Jessica Hardman, Interior Designer, La-Z-Boy Furniture
Prize! A Pair of Lamps ~ 1 Winner

3:00 pm | Dig into Dirt! Stage
Crafting Cool & Creative Containers
by Don Engebretson, The Renegade Gardener™

3:30 pm | Garden Hall Stage
What is Sustainable Gardening?
by OSU Extension Master Gardener

3:30 pm | Remodel it Now! Stage
Comfortable Energy Efficient Homes
by Darek Smith, Neil Kelly Home Performance

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 2016 alone, we presented 135 seminars at the Eugene Home Shows.  Our shows have offered 1123 seminars & workshops Lane County homeowners since 2009!

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