SEMINAR SCHEDULE BY DAY

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SEMINAR SCHEDULE BY STAGE

 

DISCOVERY STAGE – EVENT PAVILION

WEDNESDAY
March 16
THURSDAY
March 17
FRIDAY
March 18
SATURDAY
March 19
SUNDAY
March 20
10:45-11:30 John Bagnasco:
Save the Roses!
Debra Lee Baldwin:
Creative Succulent
Container Gardens
Linda Chalker-Scott:
How Plants Work:
Practical Plant Physiology
Jenny Peterson:
Entertaining in
the Garden
Apryl Uncapher:
The Ins and Outs
of Rain Gardens
12:00-12:45 Mark Weathington:
Slave to the Goddess
Flora: Plants & Plans from a Lazy Gardener
Shawna Coronado:
Living, Laughing & Gardening with Less Pain
David Mizejewski:
Attracting Birds,
Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife
Robin Stockwell:
Succulent Landscapes from Start to Finish
Lucy Warren & Greg Rubin:
Designing with California Native Plants
1:15-2:00 Debra Lee Baldwin:
Smart & Lovely
Succulent Landscapes
David Mizejewski:
Saving Pollinators
One Garden at a Time
Sharon Lovejoy:
California Gardens:
Glorious Despite the Drought
Sharon Lovejoy:
Vest Pocket Gardens
Jenny Peterson:
The Garden That Heals
2:30-3:15 Johanna Silver:
The New Front Yard
Mark Weathington:
Life Is Too Short for Boring Plants
Billy Goodnick:
Design Like a ProDemystify the Art of Garden Design
Kate Frey:
Bee-Friendly Gardening
Toni Gattone:
You Can Garden for Life!
3:45-4:30 Mary-Kate Mackey:
Water-Efficient Strategies
to Get the Most
from the Least
Saxon Holt:
Find the Photo In
Your Garden
David Perry:
Picture Perfect
Plant Portraits
Robert Kourik:
Healthy Roots for Greater Vegetable and Fruit Yields
4:30 Billy Goodnick:

Guided Tour: Tour the Gardens  with Billy Goodnick

Meet at the center Garden Entrance

Billy Goodnick:

Guided Tour: Tour the Gardens with Billy Goodnick

Meet at the center Garden Entrance

 

SEQUOIA STAGE –  SEQUOIA HALL

WEDNESDAY
March 16
THURSDAY
March 17
FRIDAY
March 18
SATURDAY
March 19
SUNDAY
March 20
10:30-11:15 Rizaniño Reyes:
Plant Propagation Basics
Linda Larson:
Potting Up Plants (History of Pots in the  Garden)
Janet Sluis:
Not Just Another Pretty Face: Multipurpose Plants for California Landscapes
Charlie Nardozzi:
City Gardening in Small Spaces
Bonnie-Jo Manion:
The Magic of Provence: Bringing Provence to Your Home and Garden
11:45-12:30 Ernesto Sandoval:
Growing & Propagating South African Bulbs
Sara Malone & Rosemary McCreary:
Discovering Foliage Gardening
Ann Ralph:
Fruit Tree Pruning De-mystified
Billy Krimmel:
Restoring Urban Ecosystems Through Landscaping: Addressing the Next Frontier in Species Conservation
Claire Splan:
De-myth-tifying Gardening
1:00-1:45 Lorene Edwards-Forkner:
A Grounded Garden: A Modern/Ancient Approach
Organic Mechanics, James Pettigrew & Sean Stout:
Tinkering with Tillandsias
Nan Sterman:
New Garden Trends Still Originate In Old England
Pam Pierce:
Year-Round Food Gardening for Beginners
Sean O’Hara:
Our Mediterranean Climate: Understanding, Accepting, Embracing

MINI COURSES

SMALL-SPACE SOLUTIONS

THE WATER-WISE GARDEN

THE EDIBLE GARDEN

THE LAWN-FREE GARDEN

THE NATIVE GARDEN

2:15-3:45

 

Susan Morrison:
Small Gardens, Big Impact
Nan Sterman:
Water-Wise Gardening Basics
Stefani Bittner:
The Low-Water Edible Garden
Nicole Douglas:
Lose Your Lawn! Water-Wise Design Strategies
Alrie Middlebrook:
An Urban Farm Model: Creating a Sustainable Regional Food System with an Ecology-Based Approach
Shawna Coronado:
How To Grow 35 to 40 Organic Plants Within a Two-Square-Foot Garden
Nicole Douglas:
Laundry-to-Landscape: Is Greywater Right for You?
Charlie Nardozzi:
Foodscaping: Growing Beautiful Edibles in Your Landscape
Morgan Vondrak:
Designing Bay-Friendly Landscapes
Janet Sluis:
The Ins and Outs of Native Gardens
Dan Heims:
Plants That Pay the Rent
Kermit Carter:
The World of Salvias
Benjamin Eichorn:
Edible Gardening Basics
Bob Hornback:
How to Grow Color Without Really Trying
Greg Rubin:
Drought-Defying California Landscapes
4:15-5:00 Jodi Torpey:
How to Grow Prize-Winning Produce
Linda Lenore:
Transforming Lives Through Landscape
Susie Vanderlip:
The World of Monarch Butterflies: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know!
Patricia Smyth:
Creating Container Gardens with Japanese Maples 
 

FLOWER PAVILION STAGE

WEDNESDAY
March 16
THURSDAY
March 17
FRIDAY
March 18
SATURDAY
March 19
SUNDAY
March 20
10:30 Christina Stembel:
Farmgirl Flower School
Ariella Chezar:
The Joy of Working with Spring Flowers
Ariella Chezar:
Large-Scale Branch Arrangements
Terri Lynn Heath & Jennifer Ketring:
Garlands with California Natives
Stephanie Bittner & Alethea Harampolis:
Edible and Beautiful Floral Arrangements
Noon Baylor Chapman:
Living Centerpieces: Floral  Arrangement with Plants
Baylor Chapman:
Vertical Arrangements with Plants & Flowers 
Carly Cylinder:
Best DIY Tips and Tricks from The Flower Chef
Kit Wertz:
Flowers for All: From Age 7 to 70+
Kit Wertz:
Successful Floral Design: Discover Two Foolproof Techniques
2:00 Teresa Sabankaya:
A Posy in your Pocket: Living with the Language of Flowers
Katherine Glazier:
Flower Arranging at Filoli: A National Trust for Historic Preservation Home
Teresa Sabankaya:
Bringing the Outdoors In
Susan Kelly:
Floral Arranging from the Grocery Store: How a Pro Turns Ordinary into Extraordinary
Shannon Cosgrove-Rivas:
How to Design Using Only Textural Floral Materials
3:30 Rizaníño Reyes:
A Keepsake from My Garden: Creating Simple Arrangements from Your Garden as Gifts
Patricia Gibbons:
Create Drama with Contrasting Designs
Bruce Rogers:
The Best Orchids for Floral Design
Wendy Morck:
Flower Arranging at Filoli: A National Trust for Historic Preservation House
Maryann Nardo:
Indoor Windowbox Arrangements Using Cut Flowers
 

URBAN HOMESTEADING STAGE – EXPO HALL

WEDNESDAY
March 16
THURSDAY
March 17
FRIDAY
March 18
SATURDAY
March 19
SUNDAY
March 20
10:45-11:30 Tobias Barton: The Do’s & Don’ts of Guerilla Gardening

 

 Ruby Blume: What is Urban Homesteading? Aesthetic Pruners: How to Choose Fruit Trees Steve Andrews: Sheet Mulching  Jaime Morf & Cat Chang: Designing Your Backyard Homestead
12:00-12:45  Alexandria Petelski: Pumice: The Bigger, Better, Healthier Perlite  Max Brotman & Claire Browne: Wild Foods: Foraging for Sustenance and Ecological Integration Yolanda Burrell:  The Flock on Your Block: Demystifying Chickens  Gary Rosenberg: Gleaning from the Waste Stream  Maya Blow: Food as Medicine
1:15-2:00  Delia Carroll:  Straw into Greens: An Integrated System for Growing Fresh Food Jessica Bates: Mineralize your Soil, Grow Nutrient-Dense Food  Charlotte Jackson: Jams & Jellies: Using Your Backyard Fruit  Max Cadji: Brine Your Veggies Yasir Cross: Build Your Own Natural Bee Hives
2:30-3:15  Lara Hermanson:  Growing Fruits & Vegetables in a Changing Climate  Benjamin Eichorn: Backyard Chickens & Rabbits  Yolanda Burrell: For the Bee-Curious: Backyard Beekeeping Basics  Sunil Nair & Rob Bennaton: CoGardens: Linking Urban Homesteads Stephani Bittner: Modern Urban Homesteading
3:45-4:30  Doug Reil:  Making Kombucha  Claudia Noble-Levingston: Preserving Your Harvest: Drying Fruits & Herbs  Seth Peterson: Ten Ways to Preserve Your Food  Bonnie Jo Manion: Chickens for Dummies Mark Cabrera: Brewing Homemade Beer
 

DIY WORKSHOP – EXPO HALL

WEDNESDAY
March 16
THURSDAY
March 17
FRIDAY
March 18
SATURDAY
March 19
SUNDAY
March 20
10:45-11:30 James Schulte: Plant Propagation

 

 Nan Sterman: Plant Propagation Seth Peterson: Mushrooms in a Bag Max Cadji: Fermenting Kraut  Brandi Mack: All Things Citrus, Medicine & Body Products
12:00-12:45 San Francisco Bonsai Society: Creating A Bonsai San Francisco Bonsai Society: Creating A Bonsai San Francisco Bonsai Society: Creating A Bonsai San Francisco Bonsai Society: Creating A Bonsai San Francisco Bonsai Society: Creating A Bonsai
1:15-2:00 : Flower Arranging – What to do with that bunch of flowers : Flower Arranging – What to do with that bunch of flowers : Flower Arranging – What to do with that bunch of flowers : Flower Arranging – What to do with that bunch of flowers : Flower Arranging – What to do with that bunch of flowers
2:30-3:15 Allison Shiozaki: Creating a Native Bee Hotel Allison Shiozaki: Creating a Native Bee Hotel Allison Shiozaki: Creating a Native Bee Hotel Allison Shiozaki: Creating a Native Bee Hotel Allison Shiozaki: Creating a Native Bee Hotel
3:45-4:30 Charlie Costello: Seed Saving and Starting – Especially Tomatoes Maya Blow: Make Your Own Body Products Marley Benshalom – Stimulating Seed Sprouting! Stephen Andrews: Soil Testing Organic Mechanics: Recycled Planters