Seminars and Demonstrations

Expert advice from noted garden gurus.

Thursday, March 22

10:00-11:00am

Fearless Flowers: Entertaining with Style and Ease

Speaker: John David Williams

Event Planner/ Floral Designer

Hattiesburg, MS

11:00-12:00pm

Hydroponic Farming in Shipping Containers

Speaker: Dale Speatjeans

Ship Shape Urban Farms

Mobile, AL

12:00-1:00pm

Mid-Century Container Gardens

Speaker(s): Donald Zimlich, Sherry Melton, and Molly Dickson

Zimlich Patio & Garden Center

Mobile, Al

1:00-2:00pm

Backyard Chicken Keeping: “The Pet that Makes you Breakfast!”

Speaker(s): Travis Rayner and Angela Fore

Mobile Area Backyard Chicken Club

Mobile, AL

2:00-3:00pm

Twists in Traditional Trends: Updating your Landscaping and Floral Designs

Speaker(s): Brantley Snipes, Brantley Snipes Landscape and Design

Peggy Snipes, The Apron String

Greenwood, MS

Greenville, MS

Friday, March 23

10:00-11:00am

Party Planning, Flowers and Design

Speaker: Bob Vardaman

Bob Vardaman Event Management

Montgomery, AL

11:00-12:00pm

Twists in traditional trends: Updating your landscape and floral designs

Speaker(s): Brantley Snipes, Brantley Snipes Landscape and Design

and Peggy Snipes, The Apron String

Greenwood, MS

Greenville, MS

12:00-1:00pm

Orchids 101

Speakers: Melissa Meatyard Phillips

Elizabeth’s Garden

Mobile, AL

1:00-2:00pm

Sensuous and Southern Gardens

Speaker: Camilla Latady

Bay Landscape

Mobile, AL

2:00-3:00pm

Big Ideas for a small garden: Creating a large impact with limited space

Speaker(s): Morgan Beadles

Davis Arboretum at Auburn University

Auburn, AL

Saturday, March 24

10:00-11:00am

Hydroponic Farming in Shipping Containers

Speaker :Dale Speatjeans

Ship Shape Urban Farms

Mobile, AL

11:00-12:00pm

Walking Tour

Speaker; Barbara Smith

Bellingrath Gardens and Home

Theodore, Al

12:00-1:00pm

Farm To Table: “The Noble Way”

Speaker(s): Chris Rainoseck, Noble South and Will Masten, Local Appetite Growers

Mobile, Al

1:00-2:00pm

The Power of Flowers

Speaker: Susie Puckett

Everyday Gardner

Jackson, MS

2:00-3:00pm

Community Gardening in Mobile

Speaker: Pat Hall

Mobile Urban Growers

Mobile, AL

Sunday, March 25

1:00-3:00pm

Stress Free Gardening with Herbs

Speaker: Felder Rushing

The Gestalt Gardner

Jackson, MS