Miscellaneous Information

The Home Show Seminar Schedule

Friday February 3rd

2:45  Composting Basics

Featuring Jessica Miller Roanoke Master Gardener

Use your kitchen and lawn scraps and prevent unnecessary waste by composting them into beautiful soil amendments.

3:30  Moon Gardens

Featuring Donna Haley, Roanoke Master Gardener

Join Donna as she teaches about planning and planting Moon Gardens for evening enjoyment and the benefit of nighttime pollinators.

4:15  Vegetable Garden Basics

Featuring Tonya Judd – The Community Arboretum at Virginia Western CC

Tips for a successful vegetable garden.

Saturday February 4th

12:00  All American Selection – Proven Plants 

Presented by Clark BeCraft, The Community Arboretum at Virginia Western Community College

Introducing the 2023 All-American Selections winners!  All American Selections are nationally tested plant varieties that are exceptional due to aesthetics and proven performance in the landscape.  

3:00  Roses in the Home Garden

Jessica Miller – Virginia Cooperative Extension – Master Gardener

Learn about the basics of growing roses in your home garden.

4:00  Vegetable Garden Basics

Tonya Judd – The Community Arboretum at Virginia Western CC

Tips for a successful vegetable garden.

4:45  Composting Basics

Jessica Miller – Virginia Cooperative Extension – Master Gardener

Use your kitchen and lawn scraps and prevent unnecessary waste by composting them into beautiful soil amendments.

Sunday February 5th 

2:00  Landscaping with Edible Native Plants

Sharon Burnham – Virginia Cooperative Extension – Master Gardener

Join Sharon for an overview of edible native trees, shrubs, and perennials that are suitable for home landscaping.

2:45  Medicinal Herbs – History and Uses

Donna Haley – Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener

Medicinal herbs: exploring medicinal native plants and their uses throughout history