Saturday, April 19, 2003

'Ask the Experts' schedule



Wednesday

• 10 a.m., Garden Composting: Betsy West, site director, and Karla Sovonick, gardener coordinator, Long Branch Farm.

• 1-2:30 p.m., question and answer panel: David Koester, Cooperative Extension agent for horticulture, Campbell County; Mike Klahr, Cooperative Extension agent for horticulture, Boone County; Doris Meece, assistant for horticulture, Campbell County, and Warren Klink, Urban Thickets Landscapes.

IF YOU GO
What: Cincinnati Flower Show, presented by Provident Bank
When: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday-next Saturday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. April 27.
Where: Coney Island, on the banks of Lake Como, Kellogg Avenue.
Tickets: $15 adults, $3 ages 3-12. Advance tickets ($11) through Sunday at Kroger and Provident Bank locations; by phone, 872-5194 or (800) 670-6808, or at www.flowershow.com.
Miscellaneous: End-of-show sale of some props and plants will start 6 p.m. April 27.
• 4-5 p.m., garden demonstration "How to Grow the Best Culinary Herbs and Edible Flowers in Containers:" Rita Heikenfeld, culinary professional, the Great Indoors; Ron Wilson, nurseryman and WKRC Radio talk show host.

• 6-7 p.m., garden demonstration of "Window Herb Gardening:" Judy Lewis, owner, Lewis Mountain Herb Farm.

Thursday

• 10 a.m., "Make Your Own Garden Party Invitations:" Sandy Hughes, the Eclectic Diva.

• 1-2:30 p.m., question and answer panel: Rita Heikenfeld, the Great Indoors; Tim Young, landscape designer, Delhi Flower and Garden Centers; Steve Foltz, botanist, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden; Tom Smith, senior vice president, Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum; Chuck Schramm, horticulturist, Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati.

• 4-5 p.m., garden demonstration "Pruning Like a Pro:" Tom Smith, Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum.

• 6-7 p.m., garden demonstration "How to Make a Hypertufa Trough Garden:" Susan Elsbrok, Gardening Concepts.

Friday

10 a.m., "Flower and Garden Photography:" Mary Nemeth, owner, Image Quest Photography; Leslie Wood and Lee Frederick, Cincinnati Photographic Club.




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Flower show tidbits
Events include teas and puppets
'Ask the Experts' schedule
Horticulture & History hook up
Therapy idea still spreading its beauty

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