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West Virginia Division of Culture and History

GARDEN FESTIVAL

Saturday, April 22, 2006
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

State Theater
Art Gallery
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Keeping Your Trees and Shrubs Alive
John Marra
WVU Extension Service, Cabell County
Ona
“Why We Garden: Becoming One with Everything”
Myra Bonhage-Hale
LaPaix Herb Farm
Alum Bridge
11:15 - 12:15 a.m.
“Environmental Friendly Gardening”
Tim Forren
Forren Soil
Charleston
“Healing Thyme: Civil War Plants, Potions, and Poultices”
Steven Malmberg, Ph.D.
Charleston

State Theater 12:30 - 1:30

Tara Dillard – Garden Lifestyle Designer, from Stone Mountain, Ga.
will be speaking about her two books:
The Garden View: Designs for Beautiful Landscapes
Beautiful by Design: Stunning Blueprints for Harmonious Gardens.
State Theater
Art Gallery
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
“Attracting Birds and Butterflies to WVA Gardens:
A gardening presentation aimed at planting trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals favored by our winged friends.”
Doug Jolly
Master Gardner
Flatwoods
“Growing Shitake Mushrooms, and Medicinal Mushrooms and Wild Crafting Mushrooms”
Paul Goland
Hardscrabble Enterprises, Inc
Franklin

 

11:00 am – 1pm
Plaza Deck
Children’s Gardening Activities with Melissa Dennison, Master Gardner, Clem

Exhibitors:
Valley Gardens
Plant Material and Pottery

Patty’s Daylilies

Primitive Wood Wares
Twig, rustic

30 Acre Wood
Pressed flowers – matted and framed

WV Department of Agriculture
Display about pesticide regulatory programs

Plant and Gnome

Porterbrook Native Plants

WV Herb Association and Smoke Camp Crafts
WVJA cookbooks and journals

Garden Treasures

Sugar Creek Recipes
Salad dressings and preserves

Honey of an Herb Farm
Herb and garden plants, hanging baskets, cutting boards

East End Main Street Program

By the River Creations
Bath and body products, candles

Hardscrabble Enterprises
Mushroom stuff

Tara Dillard
Books

La Paix Herb Farm
Lavender dream pillow, lavender hydrosols, honey lips

Summer Kitchen Pottery
Single artist handmade stoneware