QCCA Lawn and Garden Show

THE 2018 Garden SHOW!

March 23-25

Flower and Garden Show
Friday 10am-8pm
Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

Admission: $8.00 adults
Children 6-15 $1.00 under 6 free
Senior Day  age 65 and over : Friday 10am-4pm $6.00

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2018 SPEAKERS

Friday:
12 - Alice Maslanka University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Designing and Growing Beautiful Container Gardens
Gardening in containers continues to be one of the hottest trends in gardening. Container gardens can add color and interest to nearly any spot outdoors. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, town home or single family home, you probably have the space for a special group of plants.  University of Illinois Extension will presents ideas for colorful and beautiful window boxes and container gardens. Included will be a discussion of container selection, plant selection, simple design considerations and the proper planting and maintenance to help ensure success.

2 – Martha Smith University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator presents, Beyond Hosta – Perennials for the Shade
30+ years ago what were our choices for a shade garden?  Hosta & impatiens!  Shade plants were hard to find.  As landscapes matured and trees grew gardeners were faced with SHADE!  The industry responded and now we have so many to choose from. 

4 – David Arensdorf University of Illinois Master Gardener and Master Naturalist presents, Easy Care Natives
Many home gardeners would like to add native plants to their garden, but are unsure how to start. Take a look at the native plants that are low maintenance and grow in a wide range of conditions.  The program will present several types of native plants including grasses, wildflowers, trees and shrubs.

Saturday :
12 – Alice Maslanka University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Designing and Growing Beautiful Container Gardens
Gardening in containers continues to be one of the hottest trends in gardening. Container gardens can add color and interest to nearly any spot outdoors. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, town home or single family home, you probably have the space for a special group of plants.  University of Illinois Extension will presents ideas for colorful and beautiful window boxes and container gardens. Included will be a discussion of container selection, plant selection, simple design considerations and the proper planting and maintenance to help ensure success.

2 –David Arensdorf University of Illinois Master Gardener and Master Naturalist presents, Easy Care Natives 
Many home gardeners would like to add native plants to their garden, but are unsure how to start.   Take a look at the native plants that are low maintenance and grow in a wide range of conditions.  The program will present several types of native plants including grasses, wildflowers, trees and shrubs.

4 – Sue Ruxton, University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener presents, Great Roses Suited to Our Zone
Sue is accomplished rose grower, who at one time had over 139 varieties in her gardens. Today she will show great photos and give the participants an outline of steps to growing good, healthy roses. She will include her favorite heirlooms, as well as Hybrid Teas, Knockouts, English Roses, and Buck Roses.

Sunday:

12 – Alice Maslanka University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Designing and Growing Beautiful Container Gardens
Gardening in containers continues to be one of the hottest trends in gardening. Container gardens can add color and interest to nearly any spot outdoors. Whether you live in an apartment, condo, town home or single family home, you probably have the space for a special group of plants.  University of Illinois Extension will presents ideas for colorful and beautiful window boxes and container gardens. Included will be a discussion of container selection, plant selection, simple design considerations and the proper planting and maintenance to help ensure success.

2 – Martha Smith University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator presents, Pollinator Pockets

 Plant a "pocket" of flowers that attract and nurture pollinators in your own yard.  Garden designs discussed are for small spaces and are easy to plant and maintain. By placing pollinator pockets into your landscape, you provide an oasis for pollinators. 

 

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