Schedule


January 25, 2019

**** Dinner Friday night will be in the Center for Health Sciences building ****

Slow Food Dinner – Join us for a sit-down dining experience and short presentation from a chef at Northcentral Technical College. Complete the evening with Michael Perry as he provides a humorous, heartfelt look into his relationship with food of all sorts.

     5:00-5:45 pm: Check-in, meet-and-greet and book signing with Michael Perry
     6:00-9:00 pm: Sit down dinner

January 26, 2019

     7:30 – 8:15 am Check-in, Vendors
     8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome & Introductions
     8:30 – 9:40 am Keynote Speaker: Joel Karsten – Building and Outdoor Room
     9:40 – 10:00 am Break – Visit Vendors and Raffle Tables
     10:00 – 10:30 am Bonus Presentation for all attendees: Bernie Williams – Jumping Worms
     10:30 – 10:45 am Break – Visit Vendors and Raffle Tables
     10:45 – 11:55 am Breakout #1 (Concurrent Sessions)
  • Ben Futa – Planting Designs with Perennials
  • Lisa Johnson – Container and Raised Bed Gardening
  • Mariette Nowak – The Scoop on Nativars, Cultivars of Native Plants
  • Brett Barker – Creating a Bird-Friendly Garden
  • Brian Smith – The Basics of Vegetable Gardening
     12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch with music provided by Lisa Johnson – Visit Vendors, last chance to enter raffle prizes
     1:15 – 2:25 pm Breakout #2 (Concurrent Sessions)
  • Laura Syring – Dream Theme Gardens…Designed by You This is a hands-on presentation that will last two session blocks (1:15-4:15 pm) with a break from 2:25 – 2:55 pm
  • Fawn Mueller – Floral Workshop This is a hands-on presentation that will last two session blocks (1:15-4:15 pm) with a break from 2:25 – 2:55 pm
  • Ben Futa – Building a Bulb Garden
  • Lisa Johnson – Small-scale Native Deciduous Trees and Shrubs for Gardens
  • Bernie Williams – Invasive Species and Their Stories
  • Brain Smith – Growing Grapes in Wisconsin
     2:25 – 2:55 pm Break– Visit Vendors, pick up raffle prizes
     3:00 – 4:15 pm Breakout #3 (Concurrent Sessions)
  • Laura Syring – Dream Theme Gardens…Designed by You (continued from previous session)
  • Fawn Mueller – Floral Workshop (continued from previous session) Paul Whitaker – Climate Change and Its Impacts on Gardening in the USDA Hardiness Zone 4
  • David Eagan – Wild Harvest: Useful and Edible Plants
  • Joel Karsten – Straw Bale Solutions
  • Brad Schmicker – Exploring Flower Photography: From Garden to Still Life

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