Date(s) - Saturday, Apr 02, 2016
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena
The GROW Jamestown Garden Fair and Home Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Ice Arena, 319 W 3rd St., Jamestown.
While the event has been focused on gardening in the past, this year home improvement features have been added. There will be about 50 vendors.
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Front Yard Design: Steven Sandberg, Sandberg Kessler Architecture PC
Energy Conservation in Your Home: Dan Reynolds, Jamestown BPU Energy Efficiency coordinator
Raised Garden Bed Construction & Care: Larry Kestner, 40+year gardener
Noon to 12:45 p.m.
Tree Selection & Planting: Lori Brockelbank, certified arborist
Help With Your “Honey-Do” List – Q&A with a Contractor: Paul Marlinski, general contractor
Seed Starting & Vegetable Gardening: Jim Cowan, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteer
Deer in My Dahlias, Voles in My Turnips – Prevention & Control of Wildlife Damage in Your Garden: Nancy Jager, CCE Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteer
Home Improvements Through Weatherization–More Than Just Windows: Steve Nichols, Chautauqua Opportunities, construction manager
Ask a Master Gardener (Panel): Reg Boutwell, Jim Cowan, Patricia Martonis, Mary Rees and Steve Rees, all CCE Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteers
Native Plants – Why Plants That Were Growing Locally Before Columbus Landed are Good for Your Garden Today: Mary Rees, CCE Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteer
Saving the Harvest – Canning and Freezing Basics: Cheryl Wahlstrom, CCE Chautauqua County Master Food Preserver Volunteer
Gardening For Every Body: Joint Aches? Back Pain? Use a Wheelchair? Garden Tools and Techniques to Make Gardening Fun Again: Patricia Martonis, CCE Chautauqua County Master Gardener Volunteer
Rain Garden Design, Installation, & Maintenance: Betsy Burgeson, Chautauqua Institution, supervisor of Gardens and Landscape
Lead Safe Renovations in the Home: Brent Sheldon, Chautauqua County Department of Health & Human Services, P.H.S., C.R.A.
Developing a Landscape & Planting Plan: Rod Drake, landscape architect