17th Annual Everett Home & Garden Show

2018 Guest Speaker Schedule

The Everett Home & Garden Show is "Your Home Improvement Source."

Don't miss the public Wine Tasting sponsored by Dunn Lumber, and Beer Tasting sponsored by Judd & Black Appliance. Both will happen on Friday evening 4:00 to 5:00 pm, Saturday evening 4:00 to 5:00 pm, and Sunday 3:00 to 4:00 pm.

Free Parking in the Snohomish Co. Garage on Saturday and Sunday is sponsored by BECU.


Seminar / Speaker Schedule - Everett Home & Garden Show 2018

Speaker Stage is located in the Concession Area in the Main Area #500
Follow the directions at the bottom of the stairs.

Schedule of Speakers and Events to print out and bring with you.

FRIDAY March 9, 2018

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3:00 pm






4:00 pm

Pollinator Gardening
David Hofeditz, WSU Master Gardener:
The importance of pollinators is a hot topic these days but what can you do to encourage them? Everybody knows about the bees but what else is a pollinator? Dave will cover the need for pollination and the role of pollinators, how pollinator gardening can help the environment and how you can create and maintain a pollinator garden.
Let's Talk Pruning
Steve Smith, Sunnyside Nursery:
Bring your questions to the Whistling Gardener as he shares his insights into how to simplify pruning and make it understandable.
Tool Sharpening & Care
Dave Whitesell, WSU Master Gardener:
Do you find yourself opening your shed in the spring and finding piles of dirty, rusty tools staring at you? Do you have to throw out ruined tools every year and replace them? Come learn some basic sharpening and maintenance techniques to make your hand tools work better and last longer.
Free Wine Tasting sponsored by Dunn Lumber and
Free Beer Tasting sponsored by Judd & Black Appliance

SATURDAY March 10, 2017

11:00 am





Noon






1:00 pm



2:00 pm




3:00 pm






4:00 pm

Understanding Current Solar Incentives:
Blake Birrell, Forecast Solar
Transform your kitchen without the expense of a full remodel. Learn how 80% of your residential solar array is paid for by state incentives and federal tax benefits. Over 103% to 128% is possible for commercial systems.
Vegetable Gardening
Martha Clatterbaugh, WSU Master Gardener:
Have you always wanted to start a vegetable garden? Have you been growing vegetables for years but could use a few new tips? Now is the time to get your plan together for a successful season. Martha will talk about starting that garden and some techniques that will keep it growing up to a great harvest.
Solatube Vs. Traditional Box Skylights
Dawn McMillion:
Dawn McMillion demonstrates how to brighten rooms more evenly and effectively providing consistent light throughout the day and year.
Creating Year ‘Round Interest
Steve Smith, Sunnyside Nursery:
Everyone wants their gardens to look interesting all season long. In 45 minutes the Whistler will take you through 12 months of plants that will do the trick.
Mole Management: An Underground Movement
Sheryl Kelly, WSU Master Gardener:
Holey Moley, do I have a Mole? Learn a little mole lifestyle to understand what they are up to in your lawn. Know mole-caused damage vs some other creature’s works. Hear legal ways of evicting that mole (which may or may not work for your particular soft-pelted intruder...).
Free Wine Tasting sponsored by Dunn Lumber and
Free Beer Tasting sponsored by Judd & Black Appliance

SUNDAY March 11, 2017

11:00 am




Noon



1:00 pm



2:00 pm





3:00 pm

Indoor Seed Starting
Jerelyn Resnick, WSU Master Gardener:
Want to grow your own plant starts and save money? Come learn how to start seeds indoors and learn about the supplies you'll need plus how to use light, humidity and temperature for more success.
What's New for 2018
Steve Smith, Sunnyside Nursery:
Learn about 32 new introductions for our gardens that will add more pop and sizzle without more maintenance.
Understanding Current Solar Incentives
Blake Birrell, Forecast Solar:
Learn how 80% of your residential solar array is paid for by state incentives and federal tax benefits. Over 103% to 128% is possible for commercial systems.
Follow that Slime! Management of Slugs and Snails
Sheila McKinnon, WSU Master Gardener
Slugs and snails are a bane on the existence of every gardener. Our frequent cool, damp conditions make the Northwest heaven for these creatures. Come learn some interesting facts about them and some strategies for managing them without making yourself crazy.
Free Wine Tasting sponsored by Dunn Lumber and
Free Beer Tasting sponsored by Judd & Black Appliance


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