Seminar and demonstration schedule

March 17, 2005

Saturday, March 19

10 a.m.: "Backyard Gardening," Laurie Waltz, Ott's Horticulture Center

11 a.m.: "Using Dwarf and Unusual Conifers in the Landscape," Marc Montefusco, an independent landscaper who has been certified as a Master Gardener by the Maryland Cooperative Extension.

Noon: "Cooking with Lavender," Madeline Wadja, Willow Pond Farm

1 p.m.: "Doing Dirt with Kids," Dorry Norris, writer, herbarist, herb enthusiast

2 p.m.: "Rain Gardening," Lori Young with the Maryland Cooperative Extension in Washington County

3 p.m.: "Soil and Nutrient Amending in Ornamental Container Plantings," Michael James, National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, U.S. National Arboretum

4 p.m.: "Working with Fresh Flowers," Troy Gifft, TG Designs

Sunday, March 20

11 a.m.: "Look Who's Hooting," Dave Weesner, Maryland Ornithological Society


Noon: "The Garden as Sacred Space," Austin Gisriel, Castles in the Air Custom Gardens

1 p.m.: "Critters in the Garden," Tony Vlahakis, U.S. National Arboretum, Integrated Pest Management

2 p.m.: "Water Garden Creatures," Richard Koogle, Lilypons Water Gardens

3 p.m.: "Planning a Pet Safe Yard," Dr. Amy Sultenfuss, veterinarian, Animal Health Clinic of Funkstown

4 p.m.: "Growing Flowers Around Your House," Joyce Ott, Ott's Horticulture

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