Do you want to learn more about gardening? The day will comprise of breakout sessions that will have something for the gardener of every level!! Whether you are a beginner gardener looking to enhance your home’s curb appeal, a more experienced gardener, or a master gardener looking to expand your knowledge, there will be a session for you!!
There are three block sessions. Each session is broken into three groups – beginner, advanced and a hand’s on (make/take) project. Attendees can attend the session of their choice.
Session 1 includes workshop topics, “Beginner’s Guide to Gardening and Updating your home’s curb appeal,” “Get a closer look!” (a microscopic look at mosses, liverworts, ferns and flowers) and a hand’s on (make/take project) “Mushroom log” project.
Session 2 includes a hands on (make/take project) “Build your own table top Zen Garden”, “Best Lawn Around,” and a presentation regarding “Invasive and Native Plants”.
Session 3 includes presentations – “Local bee pollinators and their Relatives,” “Hydroponic Gardening” and “You CAN create a beautiful floral arrangement (make/take project).
The event will close with keynote speaker, garden author, and TV personality, Sally Cunningham.
Vendor booths will also showcase an assortment of lawn/gardening related items!
The event will be held at the Mukaiyama University Rooms, Frame-Westerberg Commons Building at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Lunch is included.