Spring Garden Expo

Spring Garden Expo

Saturday, April 1, 2023  |  9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Rice Lake Conference Center

Get ready for gardening season with the Barron County Master Gardener volunteers at this all-day garden expo. Lisa Hinzman Howard will present Cheap Tricks: because you don’t need to spend a fortune for fabulous. Explore using found items in unique, beautiful, funky and whimsical ways in the garden. Learn how to take it a step further and follow the seasons sharing tricks to use in your garden all year round. Lisa will also present everything you need to know about growing clematis. Horticultural Extension Educator Diana Alfuth will talk about garden pests, from Japanese beetles to squash borers, and from powdery mildew to tomato blight. The final presenter is Dora Wood of Home Oasis Farm, Chippewa Falls. Learn to enjoy beauty and bounty from the same space, with edible perennials. Lunch included.


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8:30 - 9 a.m. ....... Registration

9 - 9:15 a.m. ....... Welcome & Announcements

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. ....... Keynote: Cheap Tricks: ‘Cause You Don’t Need to Spend a Fortune to Look Fabulous 

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. ....... Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. ....... Keynote: Clematis, Queen of the Vines

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ....... Lunch/Vendors

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. ....... Garden Pests 

1:30 - 1:45 p.m. ........ Break

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. ....... Edible Perennials 


Fee: $50 | 35.65 (62+)
Class#: 25498

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  • Rice Lake | 715.234.7082

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Registration deadline: March 27, 2023 (Note: Lunch is not guaranteed for registrations received after that date.)



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This conference is brought to you in part by Barron County Master Gardener Volunteers.

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