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2013 SF Flower & Garden Show's 90 Seminars Over 5 Days

Top Experts Focus Seminars & Workshops on Green Living at Internationally Themed Show

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show opens the first day of Spring, Wednesday, March 20th to the 24th, 2013 at the San Mateo Event Center.  The third largest flower and garden show in the U.S., this year's show "Gardens Make the World Go Round" features 18 internationally themed gardens, beautifully crafted by top garden creators. Garden lovers are able to question these designers on the garden floor about all aspects of design and new trends they used in creating these full size gardens.

This year there are 90 seminars over five days to help turn garden dreams into reality. There's a parade of celebrity chefs demonstrating garden-to-table recipes and a huge variety of seminars and workshops with experts sharing gardening basics and do-it-yourself techniques. While experienced garden aficionados will be excited by the breadth of seminar topics, this festival is also designed to be equally appealing to new gardeners and families looking for fun things to do together.

Partial list follows: Click Seminar Schedule  for the complete five day list by day and time.

Lorene Edwards Forkner: "Making Room for Nature in the City" - innovative gardening suggestions from pollinator pathways to bird-friendly plants.

Debra Prinzing: "Slow Flowers"- discussing constructing four seasons of locally grown bouquets from garden, meadow and farm. 

Robin Stockwell "Vertical Gardening Turned Upside Down"- how he created this year's new feature, The Globe, the world's largest living and spinning succulent Globe.

Lisa Lee Benjamin "The Planted Roof"- Green Roof design with well-known landscaper architect on the design principals for large and small green roofs.

Robin Haglund "Must-Nots" Top 10 gardening mistakes and how not to make them—a fun talk for newbies and experienced gardens alike.

Jessica Bloom "What the Cluck" – Myth busting on raising chickens—the best advice on great plants for healthy chick habitats. 

Bruce Bailey "Flowers of Downton Abbey"-Gardens from the popular TV series spotlighting gardens from the Edwardian era.

Willi Galloway "30 Fabulous Vegetable Varieties" Hear about 30 rare and delicious vegetable varieties with tips for finding their seeds, planting and harvesting the crop

Amy Stewart "The Drunken Botanist"- Author exploration of the surprisingly common plants that have produced the world's greatest spirits, including growing tips and recipes.

Robert L. Gordon "Gardens are a Family Thing!" –A learning family experience kids will enjoy-- flowers and flower arranging with readily found blooms and foliage.

Charlie Nardozzi "Urban Gardening for Everyone" author of Urban Gardening for Dummies, shows how to grow food in pots & city gardens. 

Pam Peirce "Harvest to Kitchen"- Tips and strategies for dining gloriously from a small food garden.

Randie Ritchie "Transition Your Garden to Organic" – How to transform your garden into an organic, biodynamic healthy place for all.

Admission ticket includes all seminars, workshops and demonstrations. For photos & information, visit www.sfgardenshow.com or call 888-695-0888.

SOURCE San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

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