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Time Location Saturday, April 12th Sunday April 13th
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11:00
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Japanese Maples: A Photographic Review
Barry Hoffer, expert and owner of Maples for All Seasons will present a slide show and talk about tips and techniques for growing these beauties.

Tips to Avoid Drought Damaged Lawns
Lawn & industry expert, Don Knipp “Mr. Fertilizer” will share strategies to keep a healthy, oxygenating lawn and avoid damage.

       
  Potting Shed Shaping Bonsai Trees
Member of the Orange County Bonsai Society, Charles Mashburn, will be shaping a large juniper on scene and will have two other fully shaped bonsais displayed during the demonstration.
Living with Scented Leaf Pelaroniums
Robin Parer of Geraniaceae looks at 10 of the best scented Geraniums (Pelaroniums) rose, citrus, lemon meringue, apple & more.
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12:00
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Beneficial Insects in the Garden
Steve Hazzard (Organic Pest Control/Orcon product specialist) talks about the insects that help your garden grow.


Where the Birds Are- A Photographic Tour Professional Photographer Steve Kaye will show the hot spots in the Arboretum to find birds and tips for photographing them.
       
  Potting Shed Growing Strawberries Year Round
Julie Bawden-Davis will give a demonstration of planting strawberries in containers and raffle the demonstration container!
Check back. More Speakers to be added!
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A Passion for Passion Flowers
Jorge Ochoa speaks about passionflowers and their incredible diversity, the plant's biology and how to enjoy them in your Southern California garden, whether it is large or small.


Add Native Plants to Your Existing Landscape
Fullerton Landscape Architect Allison Terry will show you how to introduce native plants to make your existing yard more drought tolerant.

       
  Potting Shed Creating Butterfly Habitats
Marianne Taylor, founder of Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens & Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary will show you how to create your own backyard butterfly habitat.
Pruning Japanese Maples
Expert and owner of Maples for All Seasons, Barry Hoffer, will demonstrate proper pruning techniques and answer your questions regarding care of these beauties in Southern California.
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2:00
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Corker Ideas for your Garden Farm – Edibles in Your Landscape
Nicholas Staddon, Monrovia Growers will show you how to integrate edibles into your existing garden. Presentation includes a raffle of Monrovia fruit-bearing plants.


Painting Flowers
Artist and CSUF Professor Lawrence Yun will demonstrate watercolor techniques used in painting flowers.

       
  Potting Shed Growing Good Eats
Linda Genis, Master Gardener will show you what to plant, prepare the soil, maintenance and pest control.
Vegetables for the Home Garden
Master Gardener Geri Cebellis will share her expert knowledge in choosing and growing vegetables at home.
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Household Water Strategies
Evan Marks, executive director of The Ecology Center will share at home conservation strategies and explore practice environmental solutions for your home & garden.

Bluebirds Are Nearer Than You Think
Bob Franz, President of the Southern California Bluebird Club will talk about the bluebird’s habitat and nesting, and will demonstrate how to install and remove nest boxes.
       
  Potting Shed Check back. More Speakers to be added! Water Conservation in the Edible Garden
Steve Williams teaches how to select, plant, water and maintain the right plants to thrive in their gardens.

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