2018 Schedule of Events

2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


FRIDAY, March 2, 2018download schedule in PDF


9:00 General Shopping and Educational Exhibits open
Free package holding available

9:30 Gardening How-to’s short presentations begin, Arts & Crafts Bldg.
Learn how to do a variety of gardening tasks from local experts.  New topic every 30 minutes

9:30 Blackberries for the Home Garden: An Excellent Choice!, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Dr. John Clark, University of Arkansas, Dept. of Horticulture

10:00-2:00 Landscape Challenge, Barton Coliseum
Watch local landscapers construct home foundation plantings live at the Show.

11:00 Drought Tolerant Plants for Your Garden, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Patrick Byers, University of Missouri Extension Regional Horticulture Specialist

12:30 Home Landscape Problems and Solutions, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Dr. Allen Owings, Louisiana State University

1:00 Arkansas Flower & Garden Show Awards Presentation, Arts & Crafts Bldg.

1:45 Don’t Be A Garden Snob, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Carol Mendel, Pulaski Co. Master Gardener

5:00 General Shopping and Educational Exhibits close

SATURDAY, March 3, 2018


9:00   General Shopping and Educational Exhibits open
Free package holding available

9:00 Silent Auction opens-benefitting AFGS Scholarships and Greening of Arkansas Grant Program

9:30 Gardening How-to’s short presentations begin, Arts & Crafts Bldg.
Learn how to do a variety of gardening tasks from local experts.  New topic every 30 minutes

10:00 Integrated Pest Management in the Vegetable Garden, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Patrick Byers, University of Missouri Extension Regional Horticulture Specialist

11:15 New Flowers for Your Spring Landscape, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Dr. Allen Owings, Louisiana State University

12:30 Basic Back Yard Garden, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Jill Forrester, Arkansas Farmer and Restauranteur

1:45   Easy Care Annuals and Perennials, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Gardening Seminar by Janet Carson, Horticulture Specialist, UofA Cooperative Extension Service

2:00 Silent Auction closes-benefitting AFGS Scholarships and Greening of Arkansas Grant Program

5:00 General Shopping and Educational Exhibits close

SUNDAY, March 4, 2018


10:00 General Shopping and Educational Exhibits open
Free package holding available

11:00 Gardening How-to’s short presentations begin, Arts & Crafts Bldg.
Learn how to do a variety of gardening tasks from local experts.  New topic every 30 minutes

12:00-3:30 Children’s Hands-on Gardening Workshops, Farm & Ranch Bldg.
Sessions are 30 minutes and will repeat every hour with last session beginning at 3:00pm.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

4:00 General Shopping and Educational Exhibits close