Garden Stage Schedule Weekend Two
March 1st - March 3rd

Friday, March 1

1:00pm - 2:00pm      Growing Gourmet Mushrooms for the Home Gardener, Matt
                                 Ratliff, Fruits

2:00pm - 3:00pm       Feng Shui Gardening, Elaine Anderson, President of the
                                  Feng Shui Institute of the Midwest

3:00pm - 4:00pm      The Skinny on Soil Health, Bob Dahm, Organic Bob Lawn

4:00pm - 5:00pm       Water Features Gaining Popularity, Nick “The Pond King”
                                  Needham, Pond Kings Water Gardens

5:00pm - 6:00pm       Landscaping for Climate Change, Laura Wood, The
                                  Garden By The Woods

Saturday, March 2

11:00am - 12:00 pm     Wasps, Flies, Moths, and More: What Gardeners Should 
                                     Know about Pollinator Diversity and Bee   Lookalikes, 
                                     Brooke Sommerfeldt, U of M Bee Squad

12:00pm - 1:00pm       Permaculture for a Changing Climate, Rob Czernik,
                                    Powerhorn Feed Company 

1:00pm - 2:00pm         Emerald Ash Borer and Japanese Beetles.: What to do
                                    now they are here, Randy Ryder, Karl Morris, Jennifer
                                    Poling, Entomologists at SBM Life Sciences

2:00pm - 3:00pm         Water Features Gaining Popularity, Nick “The Pond King” 
                                    Needham, Pond King Water Gardens

3:00pm - 4:00pm         Intro to Mushroom Cultivation, Matt Ratliff, 
                                    Ready-2-Fruit Mushrooms

4:00pm - 5:00pm        Urban Goat Keeping, Audrey Matson, Egg|Plant Urban 
                                    Farm Supply

5:00pm - 6:00pm        Water Features Gaining Popularity, Nick “The Pond King”  
                                   Needham, Pond King Water Gardens

Sunday, March 3

11:00am - 12:00pm      Water Wisely, Theresa Rooney, Hennepin County Master

12:00pm - 1:00pm       Container Gardening Trends, Michelle Mero Riedel, 
                                    Washington County Master Gardener

1:00pm - 2:00pm         Water Features Gaining Popularity, Nick “The Pond King”
                                    Needham, Pond Kings Water Gardens

2:00pm - 3:00pm         Backyard Chicken Basics, Bob Lies, EggPlant
                                    Urban Farm Supply

3:00pm - 4:00pm         Tomatoes & Companion Herbs Even in Small Spaces, 
                                    Marty Berglund, Carver County Master Gardner