The New Albany Home & Garden Show
Schedule of Events
Admission is free to the fairgrounds and to all seminars with the exception of Kevin Hinton Aifd, Noon Friday April 5th-Tickets for this seminar are $15.00 and lunch will be served. Please order your tickets early as seating is limited. For tickets see any UCMG or call Tim at 662-316-0088
Friday, April 5th, 2013
12:00 Noon-"The Magic of Spring Flowers"
Kevin Hinton AIFD, Floral Designer
2:00 PM-"Raingardens and Other Simple Rain Collection Systems"
Bob Mercier ASLA, Landscape Architect
3:00 PM-“Growing and Using Herbs in the Landscape"
Dr. Lelia Kelly, Extension Professor of Horticulture
11:00 AM-“Growing Food for Sale at a Farmers' Market”
Dr. Jeff Wilson-MSU Area Horticulture Agent
12:00 Noon-“Container Gardening with Pinache'”
Ms. Susan Worthy-MAFES Horticulture Research Associate
North Mississippi Research and Extension Center
1:00 PM-“Starting a Greenhouse Grown Tomato Business”
Dr. Rick Snyder-MSU Extension/Research Professor
Central MS Research and Extension Center
2:00 PM-“Cut Flowers: High Value Crop for Small Farms”
Dr. Ken Hood-MSU Extension Professor-Department of Agriculture Economics
3:00 PM-“Back Yard Flock and Pasture Raised Chickens”
Jessica Wells-MSU Extension Instructor-Department of Poultry Science
11:00 AM-“Engaging Youth thru the Secret World of Plants”
Dr. John Guyton-MSU Extension Professor-Biochemical & Molecular Biology
2:00 PM-"Good Food-Simple and Easy"
Karen Caviness-Program Assistant-Family Nutrition Program
Saturday April 6th, 2013
8:40 AM-"Master Gardeners & Mississippi State Ext.-Working Together"
Dr. Steve Martin, MSU Extension Research Professor
Head of North Mississippi Research and Extension Center
9:00 AM-“Hi Ho Hi Ho A High Tunneling We Go"
Stanley Wise, Union County MSU Ext. Agent
10:15 AM-"Intensive Planting-Small Space Gardening"
Carl Wayne Hardeman, Tennessee Master Gardener
12:15 PM-"Hydrangeas: The How, When, and Where"
Dr. Guihong Bi, MSU Associate Research Professor
Crystal Springs Truck Crops Branch Experiment Station
1:30 PM- “Trash to Treasures"
Jason Reeves, University of Tennessee Extension, West Tennessee Research and Extension Center, Research Horticulturist
2:45 PM-"Plants with Stories to Tell"
Carol Reese, University of Tennessee Extension, West Tennessee Research and Extension Center, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist
9:00 AM-“Secret to Growing Awesome Tomatoes!”
Dr. David Nagel-MSU Extension Professor-Department of Plant and Soil Science
10:15 AM-“Taking the Sting out of Fireants”
Dr. Blake Layton-MSU Extension Professor-Department of Entomology
12:15 PM-“Agritourism: An Enterprise for Small Farms”
Dr. Rebecca Smith-MSU Extension Instructor: CommunityDevelopment/Agritourism MSU Department of Agriculture Economics
1:30 PM-“Controlling Destructive Diseases in the Home & Garden”
Dr. Alan Henn-MSU Extension Professor-Department of Plant Pathology
9:00 AM-“Basics of Blackberry Production”
Mr. Robert Hayes-Union County Blackberry Producer
10:15 AM-“Computer/Phone Apps for Home and Garden”
Ms. Jamie Varner-MSU Extension Instructor
Extension Center For Technology Outreach
12:15 PM-“Online Couponing for the Tech Savy Saver”
Ms. Mariah Smith-MSU Extension Professor-Extension Center for Technology Outreach
9:00 AM-"Soil Polymers and Making a Living Wreath"
Yvette Cutrer-LSU Master Gardener/Living Wreath Designer
10:15 AM-"Bee Keeping at Home-Eating Your Own Honey"
Denise Pugh, Tippah County Master Gardener
11:15 AM-"Armadillos-Catch Me if you Can"
Richard Starsky-Armadillo Trapper/Itawamba County Berry Farmer
12:15 PM-"Container Gardening with a Twist"
Jaryd Brewer, Union County Master Gardener
1:30 PM-"Designing with Natives for the 5 Senses in the Landscape"
Sherra Owen, UC Master Gardener/Master Naturalist
There will have a pocket version of this schedule for you at the gate.