2009 Midwestern Herb and Garden Show Free Educational Classes

Friday Feb. 13th, 2009


10:15 AM-Organic Herbs by Charlotte Smith, Watkins Spice & Etc.


11:15 AM-How to Make Soy Candles and Hazards of Burning Petroleum Products Indoors by Linda Lane, Meadow Lark Garden


12:15 PM-World of Gourds-History,Uses,Curing & Crafting by Karen & Paul Wilson, Wilson's Gourds


 1:15 PM-Herbs and Digestive Troubles by Sue Lukens Creasy, Legacy Herbs


 2:15 PM-Spiders-Friends or Foe!  By Douglas P. Jones PH U of I Extension IPM Specialist


 3:15 PM-Garden Chat with "The Man in the Red Suspenders" by Roger Swain


 5:00PM-Median Irises by Ernie Henson-Master Gardener, Rainbow Lanes


 6:00 PM-VermiComposting-It's Not As Hard As You Think, and the Benefits of.... by Theresa Greene-Master Gardener and the Jefferson Co. Jr. Master Gardeners


Saturday Feb.14th 2009


11:15 AM-Poor Man’s Bonsai by Cleve Hayes, Puddingstone Farms


12:30 PM-Keynote Speaker-"Planting a Village-How a Garden Makes a Good Neighbor" by Roger Swain, The man with the red suspenders formerly on Victory Garden


 2:00 PM-Gardening for Mushroom Lovers by Joe Farland IDNR


 3:00 PM-Easy Vegetable Gardening – Deb Czarnopys-White


 4:00 PM-Home Orchid Growing by the Little Egypt Orchid Society


 5:00 PM-Native American Spirituality Using Herbs by Rod Jackson, Nuwaiti Herbs


 6:00 PM-Making Herb Cheese by SueAlikonis, Herbs for Health and Fun Member


 7:00 PM-Gourd Workshop by Wilsons Gourds.  Workshop fee for supplies will be $10.00


Sunday Feb. 15th


12:30 PM-Herbal Treats from Our Famous Cookbooks by Herbs for Health and Fun Club


 2:00 PM-Creating a Backyard for Wildlife by Regina Garr, Birds Eye View


 3:00 PM-Armchair Tour of Costa Rica by Alexis Weigel, Master Gardener



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