Think Spring Garden Seminar

Speakers and session breakouts will include

“Confessions of a Hydrangea Hoarder”, “Pruning Primer” and “Introduction to Horticultural Therapy” with Mike Maddox, UWEX-Madison Outreach Program Manager

“Rain Gardens, Native Buffer Plantings and More” with Barb Barrickman from the Lake Wissota Lake Association

“Start Your Own Seedlings Seed Starting Basics” with Ellen Terwilliger, Eau Claire Master Gardener volunteer

“Planning and Planting Small Native Plant Gardens” with Mary Jo Fleming, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer

“Growing Giant Pumpkins” with Joe Ailts, St. Croix Grower’s Association

“Edible Perennials” with Dora Wood, Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteer

“High Tunnel System” with Tammy Lindsay, USDA District Conservationist

“In the Garden with Kids” with Margaret Murphy, UWEX-Madison Division of Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist

“Growing and Using Culinary Herbs” with Erin LaFaive, owner of Full Circle Herbals

“Houseplant Propagation” with Shaun Christensen of Christensen’s Florist

Additional workshops include “Ask a Master Gardener” a panel of Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Volunteers will answer your gardening questions and “Learn How to Grow Microgreens” with Dr. Dan Czelatdko, owner of Farm Doc Microgreens. Workshops do require an extra fee. See brochure for additional details. Vendors will also be on-site with specials and gardening-related products for sale which will round out a fun filled garden themed shopping experience. Door prizes will also be available from each vendor.

Cost: $25 before 2/5 | $30 after 2/5 | $15 Student before 2/5

Age: Adult/Student


Sat. Feb. 15   8am-4pm

For More Information

Avalon Hotel & Conference Center
1009 W. Park Ave.
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729