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story.lead_photo.caption UA Cooperative Extension Service bee expert Jon Zawislak talks bees March 3 during the 2018 Arkansas Flower and Garden Show on the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. - Photo by Celia Storey

This is the schedule of How-To talks in the Arts and Crafts Building during the 2019 Arkansas Flower & Garden Show:

Friday, March 1

10 a.m., "Japanese Maples 101," Scott Smith, River Valley Horticultural Products

10:30 a.m., "Growing Trees From the Ground Up," Jeremy Bemis, Bemis Tree Farm

11 a.m., "A Glimpse Into the Garden Railway Hobby," Richard Davis, Central Arkansas Garden Railway Society

11:30 a.m., "Gleaning and Hunger Relief Gardens," Brandon Chapman, food sourcing and logistics coordinator, Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance

Noon, "Beyond the Tomato Cage: 3 Tomato Trellis Options for a Better Harvest," Jill McSheehy, garden writer and podcaster

12:30 p.m., "Cracked Pot Gardens," Kathleen Connole, Ozark Folk Center State Park

1 p.m., "Make Your Own Air Plant-Shell Mobile," Michael Seal, The Funny Farm

1:30 p.m., "A Crash Course in Bonsai," Dustin Lane, Central Arkansas Bonsai Society

2 p.m., "Floral in Living Color: Design for Spring in Your Home," Justin Hoadley and Alex Hudson, Tanarah Luxe Floral & Event Styling

2:30 p.m., "Great Azaleas Start With Proper Planting Techniques," Ronnie Palmer, Azalea Society of America

3 p.m., "Teas From Camellias? History and How To," Paige Mizell, Mizell's Camellia Hill Nursery

3:30 p.m., "Growing and Maintaining Gardens the Old Fashioned Way," Mike Nocks, White Harvest Seed Co

4 p.m., "Attracting Winged Living Color!" Jim Allen, Wild Birds Unlimited (Little Rock)

Saturday, March 2

10 a.m., "Beautiful Beds and Borders Are Possible With Classical Concrete Alternatives," Fred Stewart, Classical Curbs

10:30 a.m., "Three Easy Recipes for Our Favorite Herb: Rosemary," Debbie Tripp, Rosemary Hill Herb Farm

11 a.m., "Agastache: Herb of the Year 2019: Anise Hyssop, Hummingbird Mints and More," Susan Belsinger, herbalist, author, educator

11:30 a.m., "The Monarch Migration," Holly Anderson and Leslie Fowler, Arkansas Monarch Conservation Partnership

Noon, "Foraging Weeds for Abundant Health!" Rose Marie Nuffer, Central Arkansas Herbalism

12:30 p.m., "Color Is Where You Find It," Rand Retzloff, Grand Designs

1 p.m., "A Stylish Garden by Design," Chris Olsen, Botanica Gardens

1:30 p.m., "KISS Rules of Gardening," Gerald Klingaman, Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

2 p.m., "African Violets: Beyond the Basics," Betty Ferguson, Central Arkansas African Violet Society

2:30 p.m., "Repotting Phalaenopsis Orchids," Yvonne Becker, Arkansas Orchid Society

3 p.m., "Designing a Great Container Garden," Bob Byers, Fort Worth Botanic Garden

3:30 p.m., "Color Is at the Heart of All Design!" Scott Brents, Fairy Tale Florals

4 p.m. "Beekeeping: Yesterday, Today and the Future," Peter Stuckey and Mark Guenther, Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association

Sunday, March 3

10:30 a.m., "Basic Tips for Maximum Production of Muscadines," Al Hall, Pulaski County Master Gardener

11 a.m., "Local Resources for Hobby Poultry Operations," Dustin Clark, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension poultry health veterinarian

11:30 a.m., "Better Soil, Better Plants," Vic Ford, director of agricultural and natural resources, UA Cooperative Extension

Noon, "Increase Your Plant Collection With Successful Cuttings," Sharon Mayes, Pulaski County Master Gardener

12:30 p.m., "Gardening on a Shoestring," Susan Rose, Pulaski County Master Gardener

1 p.m., "Grow Your Own Herbs," Tina Marie Wilcox, Ozark Folk Center State Park, and Susan Belsinger, herbalist, author, educator

1:30 p.m., "Using the Color Wheel for Eye-Popping Color Combinations," Jim Watkins, Frances Flower Shop

2 p.m., "Seven Colorful Birds You Can See in Arkansas," Cindy Franklin, Pulaski County Master Gardener, and Audubon Society of Central Arkansas

2:30 p.m., "Pixies: Gifts of the Earth," Kathy Rodocker, Stems With Style (Benton)

— Janet B. Carson

See related story about the garden show here.

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