SPEAKERS

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Educational Sessions

Friday, April 6 - Speaker Room A

10:30 am
Native Plants and Landscapes for Wildlife - Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach

11:45 am
Emerald Ash Borer: Movement, Latest Finds & Treatment Options - Jesse Randall, ISU Extension and Outreach

1:00 pm
Tree Planting, Initial Care, and Introductory Pruning - Jesse Randall, ISU Extension and Outreach

2:15 pm
Food Preservation 101 - Renee Sweers, ISU Extension and Outreach

3:30 pm
Aliens in Your Backyard: How to Identify Invasive Plants - Allison Zach, Nebraska Invasive Species Program

4:45 pm
Alliums - Garlic, Onions, Leeks and More - Dave Mixdorf, South Sioux City Library

6:00 pm
Organic Gardening - Kathleen Delate, ISU Department of Horticulture

 

Friday, April 6 - Speaker Room B

11:00 am
Burpee Branded Vegetables and Herbs - Todd Brockshus, Del’s Garden Center

12:15 pm
Building Raised Vegetable Gardens - Megan Will, Dallas County Master Gardener

1:30 pm
Backyard Boxes for Wildlife - Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach

2:45 pm
Blooms and Boxes for Buzzers and Butterflies - Kelly Feehan, Nebraska Extension

4:00 pm
Cook, Eat, Live Local: Fruits - Georgia Jones, Nebraska Extension

5:15 pm
Steps to a Better Yard for 2018 & Beyond - Adam Thoms, ISU Extension and Outreach

6:30 pm
Cook, Eat, Live Local: Vegetables - Georgia Jones, Nebraska Extension

 

Saturday, April 7 - Speaker Room A

10:30 am
Kitchen Knife Skills & Safety: Ask a Professional Chef - Mike Gasaway & Students, Western Iowa Tech Community College

11:45 am
New Varieties of Annuals, Vegetables & Perennials - Jan Riggenbach, Syndicated Columnist and Author

1:00 pm
Donation Gardening: Growing for Good - Christine Hradek, ISU Extension and Outreach

2:15 pm
Versatile Vines - Jan Riggenbach, Syndicated Columnist and Author

3:30 pm
The Green Yard Makeover - Jim Kessler, Iowa Valley Community College - Grinnell

 

Saturday, April 7 - Speaker Room B

11:00 am
Honey & Native Bees in Prairies & Soybean Fields - Randall Cass, ISU Extension and Outreach

12:15 pm
Weather and My Garden - Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension and Outreach

1:30 pm
Garden Design: Defining Your Outdoor Spaces - Lisa Orgler, ISU Department of Horticulture

2:45 pm
Container Gardening with Proven Winner Annuals - Todd Brockshus, Del’s Garden Center

4:00 pm
Food and Wine Pairing with CRAVE Chef - Chef Clay, CRAVE

 

“The Siouxland Garden Show will give area garden enthusiasts a jumpstart on their spring and summer landscape and outdoor planning,” said Carol Larvick, Extension educator at UNL Extension. “This event will have something for novice flower and garden enthusiasts and those who have been gardening for many years.”