Garden Fair – Mother’s Day Weekend

It’s the 30th Annual Garden Fair!

Garden Fair is a huge outdoor plant and garden supply sale with nearly 100 vendors from several states. Vendors will offer native plants, perennials, annuals, small trees, berry bushes and more, as well as fine items for the home and garden.
$15 per car, $10 if paid online in advance.

Bring your receipt to get in both Saturday and Sunday!

All proceeds benefit the Foundation of the State Arboretum and its programs.

Gardening in the Valley Symposium

Scheduled Topics and Speakers Include:

Greenhouses: Is One in Your Future? TIM OHLWILER – Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources – Horticulture.

With Nature in Mind: Design & Plants for Resilient Gardens. C. COLESTON BURRELL – Garden Designer, Lecturer, Author and Photographer.

Foraging in Your Own Backyard: Edible Weeds and Ornamental Plants. FRANK HYMAN – Writer, Gardener, and Keeper of Backyard Chickens.

GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms): What’s in Your Garden? DEBORAH KOLLER AND BETSY BROWN – Extension Master Gardeners

$65 registration includes continental breakfast and hot lunch, plus chance to mingle with speakers, get books signed, and win door prizes during breaks!

Shop from garden vendors with native plants, herbs, and other goodies, as well as books for sale by the speakers and authors of interest.

Check in between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. and enjoy breakfast.
Welcome address kicks off the day at 8:45 a.m., and talks end by 4:00 p.m.

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