Seminars and Features

Booth #124
Brought to you by Logan Lavelle Hunt Insurance & Wealth Management

 

Art Explosion is this year’s must-see featured entertainment.  The Entertainment Stage will hold daily shows led by world-famous, speed-art painter, Sophia Mitchell. Enjoy watching a masterpiece come to life in a fun, high-energy style, all while choreographed to music. This style of entertainment has never been showcased at the Home, Garden and Remodeling Show and it is sure to "wow!”

Friday and Saturday:
11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Sunday:
11:00 am & 2 :00 pm

 

Booth #2059
Brought to you by The Mattress Hub

 

 

2018 Home & Garden Stage Schedule:

Friday:
11 am – 25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
12 noon – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
1 pm – "Louisville’s Tree Canopy: How You Can Make a Difference”
2 pm – How to Grow Fresh Air: Trends and Benefits of Indoor Gardening
3 pm – "Scam Smack Down”
4 pm –Poisonous Plants, an Introduction
5 pm – 25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
6 pm – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
7 pm – Calming your Gardening Frustrations

Saturday:
11 am – 25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
12 noon – "Scam Smack Down”
1 pm – How to Grow Fresh Air: Trends and Benefits of Indoor Gardening
2 pm – Raising Chickens in your Backyard
3 pm – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
4 pm – 25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
5 pm – "Building a Better Monarch Waystation"
6 pm – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
7 pm – Evaluating your Landscape: Common Problems and Easy Fixes

Sunday:
11 am – 25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
12 noon – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
1 pm – How to Grow Fresh Air: Trends and Benefits of Indoor Gardening
2 pm – "Hey, I didn’t know you did that”

 

2018 Home & Garden Stage Seminar Descriptions:

25 Must Have Plants for Container Gardening
Jeff Wallitsch, Wallitsch Garden Center
Container gardening is not just for the summer! Join Jeff as he discusses the best plants for extending your container gardening season.

"Building a Better Monarch Waystation”
Idlewild Butterfly Farm

Calming your Gardening Frustrations
Eileen Schweinhart, Master Gardener and member of the Jefferson County Master Gardener Association (JCMGA)

Evaluating your Landscape: Common Problems and Easy Fixes
June Sandercock Master Gardener and member of the Jefferson County Master Gardener Association (JCMGA)

"Hey, I didn’t know you did that”
Laura Calhoun, Director of Event Planning & Community Relations BBB
Mindy Eaton, Director of Communications and Marketing BBB
Reanna Smith-Hamblin, President/CEO BBB
Come out and learn all the ways BBB can help you, many you may not even know about.

How to Grow Fresh Air: Trends and Benefits of Indoor Gardening
Jeff Wallitsch, Wallitsch Garden Center
Join, as he discusses trends and benefits of using air purifying plants indoors.

"Louisville’s Tree Canopy: How You Can Make a Difference”
Grant Jones, Jones Landscape + Design
Tee Ray, Bob Ray Co., Inc.
Ryan Cecil, Go Green Lawn Solutions & Mosquito 911
Lee Pulliam, Kentuckiana Arboriculture Consulting LLC

Poisonous Plants, an Introduction
Molly Brewer and Patti Van Cleave, Master Gardeners and members of the Jefferson County Master Gardener Association (JCMGA)

Raising Chickens in your Backyard
Judy Buckler and Bet Kohl, Master Gardeners and members of the Jefferson County Master Gardener Association (JCMGA)

"Scam Smack Down”
Bruce Gadansky, Chief Operating Officer BBB
"A fun presentation, with lots of helpful information about the most current and harmful scams including: jury duty, cyber fraud, ransomware, travelers, counterfeit checks, spoofing, loan fraud, the Grandparent Scam, phishing, and even the Jamaican Mafia!”

 
 

Booth #1859
Brought to you by L&N Federal Credit Union

 

 

The tree giveaway, courtesy of L&N Federal Credit Union, will feature 4,000 saplings of different varieties that are free to show guests. Louisville’s Urban Forester Erin Jones will be on hand to help guests choose the correct tree for their outdoor area and explain proper sapling care. Stop by to help grow Louisville’s tree canopy in your own backyard!

 

Booth #2323
Sponsored by Belgard

 

 

Local landscape architects create spacious and dazzling outdoor living spaces that incorporate an abundance of amenities including kitchens, grill islands, fireplaces, water features and dramatic outdoor lighting. Stop by and get ideas for your new outdoor oasis!

 

Booth #1659
Brought to you by Ball Homes, LLC

 

 

At the Cooking Stage, brought to you by Ball Homes, LLC, local chefs and culinary experts will be serving up their tips, tricks and signature dishes. There are over a dozen seminars where the audience will be able to ask questions and maybe even get a taste of a delectable dish! Appliances for the Cooking Stage are provided by Trend Appliance Company, cabinets are provided by Barber Cabinets and AV equipment by Hawkeye Security & Electronics. Free with admission.

 

 


 
 

Booth #2101

The Kids’ Area provides families a space for kiddos to have fun, make crafts and participate in garden activities.
PARTNERS: Wallitsch Garden Center, Yew Dell Gardens, The Sportsdrome and The Concrete Kingdom

Kids’ Area Hours:
FRIDAY: 2 - 6 p.m., SATURDAY: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., SUNDAY: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Sportsdrome will have cars in the Kids Area as well as backpacks with goodies for the kids.

 
 
Yew Dell Gardens and Wallitsch Garden Center will be planting seeds into biodegradable cups.
 
The Concrete Kingdom will have all sorts of characters in the Kids Area.
 
 
 
 

Booth #555
Brought to you by Ditsler Insurance

 

 

Whether you’re a visitor or a resident, the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has the inside track on all the fun things to do in our city! Stop by the Living in Louisville exhibit where local tourism professionals and museum and attractions staff will be on hand to tell you about the many incredible opportunities to experience the culture and uniqueness of Louisville. Free with admission.


 

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