Spring How-To's
Come Back Several Days - We Feature Free Admission!
March 6-9, 2014 ~ 50 Spring Seminars & How-To's! 
 
Garden Guru's!  
 Jackie Chama,                         Mary-Kate Mackey       John Fischer
Bloomer's Green Thumb     Garden Writer             "The Relaxed Gardener"  
                 
 
Dig into Dirt! Series ~ Featuring NW Garden Experts! All 4 Days!
Remodel it, NOW! Series ~ Featuring Experienced Remodelers ~ All 4 Days!
Project Stage ~ Featuring OSU Extension Service & Exhibitors!  All 4 Days!
 
2014 Stage Locations:
 “DIG”              -  Dig into Dirt! Stage - Room 4-West  - Located off the South Lobby 
"PROJECT"    - The Project Stage - Expo Hall 3 - #726
“REMODEL”  -  Remodel it NOW! Stage  -  Room 4-East, Located off the South Hall
 
Thursday - March 6th
6:00 pm           
DIG IT              
Spring Planting for Winter Eating - Plant Your Winter Pantry Now!                                                                                                         
John Fischer, "The Relaxed Gardener"
 
6:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Easy Composting                                                                                                                                                             
OSU Extension Service Compost Specialists
 
6:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Kitchen Remodels on a Budget                                                                                                                                        
Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 20 Winners
 
7:00 pm           
DIG IT              
Growing & Cooking with Herbs - Best Selections, Growing Techniques, Pairings                                                                                    
Jackie Chama, Bloomer's Green Thumb, Bloomer's Nursery
 
7:00 pm           
REMODEL        
10 Remodeling "Must Do's" to Stay in Your Home Longer
Steve Moir, Moir Construction
 
7:30 pm           
PROJECT          
Creative Ideas for Reusing Salvaged Building Materials                                                                                                
Scott Morris, Habitat For Humanity/ReStore
 
Friday - March 7th
6:00 pm           
DIG IT              
Small Space Landscaping - Proven Techniques for Making Small Spaces Seem Larger                                                 
Jackie Chama, “Bloomer's Green Thumb”
 
6:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Growing Herbs in an Oregon Garden                                                                                                                                                        
OSU Extension Service Master Gardener
 
6:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Countertop Trends & Styles: Material Selections to Maintenance                                                                                      
Barry Winebrenner, Pro Contracting
Win a Corian Cutting Board ~ 20 Winners, Kitchen Faucet ~ 1 Winner
 
7:00 pm           
DIG IT              
Dazzling Dahlias - Blazing, Ravishing & Easy To Grow                                                                                                      
Sharon Frey, "The Dahlia Queen", Frey's Dahlia's
 
7:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Reinventing Your Home - Whole House Remodels                                                                                                          
Matt White, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling
 
Saturday - March 8th
11:00 am         
REMODEL        
2014 Interior & Exterior Color Trends - Selecting High Style Colors                                                                                  
Color Trend Painting
 
11:00 am         
PROJECT          
What's Wrong With My Plant?                                                                                                                                          
OSU Extension Service Diagnostic Specialists
 
11:30 am         
DIG IT              
Easy Build Drip Irrigation - Save Water & Work!                                                                                                                                        
John Fischer, "The Relaxed Gardener"
 
12 noon           
Expo Lawn       
Keeping Your Dog Trained & Contained Thru Electronics                                                                                                
David Cousineau, Dogwatch
 
 
12 noon           
PROJECT          
Restorative Pruning for Trees with Storm & Ice Damage                                                                                                    
Alby Thoumsin, Certified Aborist, Sperry Tree Care
 
12 noon           
REMODEL        
Award Winning Kitchen Remodels                                                                                                         
Alec Dakers & Dean Lamoureux, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction
 
12:30 pm         
DIG IT              
Think Autumn in Spring - What to Plant Now for a Fabulous Fall Garden                                                                        
Mary-Kate Mackey, Award-Winning Garden Writer
 
1:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Design Strategies for Secondary Dwellings - Studios, Cottages, B&B's                                                                          
Matthew Maher, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling
 
1:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Go Green - Save Money with Solar                                                                                                                                  
Justin Daily, Advanced Energy Systems
 
2:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Beneficial Insects in the Home Garden                                                                                                                                  
OSU Extension Service Adaptive Garden Specialists
 
2:00 pm           
REMODEL        
An Insider's Guide - Removing Remodeling Mysteries                                                                                                      
Joshua Shafer, Stonewood Construction & Design
 
2:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Small Space Gardening - Grow More Edibles in Less Space                                                                                                                     
Jackie Chama, Bloomer's Green Thumb, Bloomer's Nursery
 
3:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Raising Urban Chickens - Are You Ready? Chicken Care to Coops                                                                                                           
Tristan Nichols, The Chicken Coop Store
 
3:00 pm           
REMODEL        
New Ideas for a New Kitchen - Materials, Designs & the Remodel Process                                                                                            
Scott Ankersen, John Webb Construction & Design
 
3:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Composite vs. Wood Decks - Materials, Applications & Care                                                                                                                  
Tony Rodriguez, Square Deal Lumber
 
4:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Working with a Professional Landscaper - From Start to Stunning Landscapes                                                                                       
Martin Gascoyne, The Country Gardener
 
4:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Identifying Water Intrusion Issues                                                                                                                                  
John Lombardi, John's Waterproofing
 
4:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Moles, Voles & Gophers - Driving You Crazy? Tips to Regain Your Sanity & Yard!                                                                                  
Grant Williams, Ultimate Pest Control
 
5:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Houseplants 101 – Lighting, Watering & Fertilizing & Best Easy Care Plants                                                                                         
Johnson Brothers Greenhouses.
 
5:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Countertop Trends & Styles: Material Selections to Maintenance                                                                                                            
Barry Winebrenner, Pro Contracting
Win a Corian Cutting Board ~ 20 Winners, Kitchen Faucet ~ 1 Winner
 
5:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Grow What You Like to Eat - Plant Selections, Growing Techniques, Irrigation & Pest Control                                    
John Fischer, "The Relaxed Gardener"
 
6:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Creating a Living Wreath with Hardy Sedum & Sempervivum                                                                                                                  
Becky Sell, Sedum Chicks
 
6:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Kitchen Remodels on a Budget.                                                                                                                                       
Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 20 Winners
 
Sunday - March 9th 
11:00 am         
PROJECT          
Garden Smarter not Harder                                                                                                                                              
OSU Extension Service Adaptive Garden Specialists
 
11:00 am         
REMODEL        
New Construction or Remodel: What's Best For You?                                                                                                                              
John Webb, John Webb Construction & Design
 
11:30 am         
DIG IT              
Creating a Plan for Your Edible Garden - Space, Plants, Harvest, Preserve                                                                                             
Jackie Chama, Bloomer's Green Thumb, Bloomer's Nursery
 
12 noon            
Expo Lawn       
Keeping Your Dog Trained & Contained Thru Electronics                                                                                                                         
David Cousineau, Dogwatch
 
12 noon            
PROJECT          
Creative Ideas for Reusing Salvaged Building Materials                                                                                                
Scott Morris, Habitat For Humanity/ReStore
 
12 noon           
REMODEL        
Outdoor Space Remodels: Making Rooms in the Landscape                                                                                          
Dean Lamoureux, Jon Clark, Lytton Reid, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction
 
12:30 pm         
DIG IT              
Small Trees Play Big Roles - Choice Trees That Won’t Outgrow their Welcome                                                                                     
Mary-Kate Mackey, Award-Winning Garden Writer
 
1:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Sustainable Gardening Tips                                                                                                                                             
OSU Extension Service Sustainable Gardening Specialists
 
1:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Comfortable, Efficient Homes through Home Performance                                                                                                                      
Gene O'Brien, Neil Kelly Home Performance
 
1:30 pm           
DIG IT              
Compost - Breaking it Down to Build it Up                                                                                                                                               
Tom Campbell, Resident Agrarian, Lane Forest Products
 
2:00 pm           
PROJECT          
Easy Container Gardening – Foliage, Flowers or Edibles!                                                                                                                        
Johnson Brothers Greenhouses
 
2:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Planning a Successful Remodel                                                                                                                                       
David Zarzycki, General Contractor
 
2:30 pm           
DIG IT              
RainGardenBasics & Benefits              
Kathy Eva & Sandi MacIntosh, Lane Pollution Prevention Coalition
 
3:00 pm           
REMODEL        
Kitchen Remodels on a Budget.                                                                                                                                       
Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
$100 Goodie Bag ~ 20 Winners

 

 

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With Free Admission, Come Back Everyday to Learn How to Dig into Dirt! & Remodel it NOW!
First 50 people receive a scab resistant semi-dwarf apple tree!
by John Fischer, "The Relaxed Gardener" 7:00 pm- Remodel It Now! Stage
Kitchen & Pantry Organizing! Tips & Tricks to Maximize Storage Space
by Kristin Bertils
Moles, Voles, Raccoons & Deer - Solve Your Critter Problems
by Lloyd Walker, Swanson's Pest Management
 
6:00 pm- Remodel It Now! Stage
Kitchen & Bath Remodel on a Budget.  20 Winners - $100 Goodie Bag
by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design
 
7:00 pm- Dig Into Dirt! Stage
Carefree Fruit!  Tasty Fruit & Berries Organically: Peaches, Kiwis,
Plums, Figs, Raspberries & Blackberries!