Date(s) - Sunday, Sep 13, 2015
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Admission to the fair is free, but the cost for talks is $10 each or $25 for the full day. You can register online or call 649-4684.
As usual, there will be many vendors as well as food and plant specials.
Here is the schedule of all the speakers:
Saturday, Sept. 12
10 a.m. Tweaking Our Gardening Ways: Sally Cunningham
Cunningham’s new presentation analyzes how gardeners and homeowners can move toward permaculture and ecologically healthier yards, while keeping it beautiful.
11:30 a.m. Twenty Top Trees for Urban and Small Gardens: Dawn Hummel
This speaker from Oregon, known for her creativity in landscape design, will present benefits and uses of beautiful, less known, or under-used trees for Western New York yards.
1:30 p.m. Gardening from a Hammock: Dan Cooper
Based on the new book by this Ontario garden writer, this presentation will focus on how to minimize weeding and cut down on the time spent on gardening chores so that you have more time to enjoy your garden.
Sunday, Sept. 13
10 a.m. Gardening from a Hammock: Dan Cooper
11:30 a.m. Plants and Pairings for a Great Spring Garden: David Clark
Learn about plant partners that will make your spring garden shine. David Clark of Hamburg, a nationally renowned horticultural educator, will discuss bulb care and selection, and great partners for them, with the focus on texture and fragrance.
1:30 p.m. Hostas, Arisaema and Their Shady Friends: Mike & Kathy Shadrack
This Hamburg couple will show and tell about superior shade-preferring beauties. Mike is a photographer and author (The Encyclopedia of Hostas) and Kathy is an arum collector and author (The Book of Little Hostas).
The event will include vendors as well as speakers.
There will also be a free demonstration at 1 p.m. Saturday of the Four Thieves Vinegar recipe, a simple combination of herbs which, during the Bubonic plague, was believed to have saved lives.
Lunch can be purchased and eaten in the backyard food court where there is ample seating and shade.