Full Schedule

Full Schedule

Friday, March 29th, 2019

SHOW HOURS: 11AM – 9PM

TIME TOPIC & SPEAKER LOCATION
12:00 p.m. THE LILY BEETLE INVASION

Barbara Adams Eichendorf – Canadian Prairie Lily Society

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
12:00 p.m. 10 WAYS GIVE BACK BY GARDENING

By Adrian Werner

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
2:00 p.m. GERANIUM – 2019 SASKATCHEWAN BLUE CROSS PLANT OF THE YEAR

Jackie Bantle – University of Saskatchewan Plant Sciences Dept.

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
2:00 p.m. NO TILL GARDENING

By Helen Shook

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
3:00 p.m. CELEBRITY/MEDIA EVENT

Presented by Dutch Growers

How-To Stage – Hall C
3:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
4:00 p.m. LET US GROW LETTUCE

By Jackie Bantle

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
5:00 p.m. GROW YOUR OWN OASIS

Bob Bors – University of Saskatchewan Plant Sciences Dept.

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
5:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
6:00 p.m. BEST PRACTICES FOR PESTICIDE-FREE GARDENING

By Vanessa Young

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
7:00 p.m. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY: TAKING CARE OF TREES

Tony Toews – City of Saskatoon

How-To Stage – Hall C
7:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
8:00 p.m. BACKYARD COMPOSTING

By Lisa Howse

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

SHOW HOURS: 9AM – 7PM

TIME TOPIC & SPEAKER LOCATION
9:15 a.m. NO TILL GARDENING

By Helen Shook

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
10:00 a.m.

2hrs

XERISCAPE: LOW WATER, LOW MAINTENANCE GARDENING

Sara Williams

Author, Retired Horticulturist, University of Saskatchewan

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
10:30 a.m. Workshop Experience – Make & Take Succulent Bowl

$35 – No registration required, open until 6:00 p.m.

Hall C
11:30 a.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
1:00 p.m. HITS AND MYTHS OF CONTAINER GARDENING

Jill Umpherville – Dutch Growers

How-To Stage – Hall C
1:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
2:00 p.m. SAVING POLLINATORS ONE GARDEN AT A TIME

Jed Williams – Backyard Pollinator

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
2:00 p.m. HOW TO SET UP DRIP IRRIGATION FOR YOUR GARDEN

By Justin Schaeffer

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
3:00 p.m. SEED STARTING ESSENTIALS

Jared Regier – Chain Reaction Urban Farm

How-To Stage – Hall C
3:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
4:00 p.m. BIRDS – BIRDS IN REAL DANGER

Jan Shadick – Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
4:00 p.m. FAQ ABOUT GROWING FRUIT ON THE PRAIRIES

By Lisa Taylor

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
5:00 p.m. BEAUTIFUL AND EDIBLE PLANTS FOR A CONTAINER

Jill Umpherville – Dutch Growers

How-To Stage – Hall C
5:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
6:00 p.m. BACKYARD COMPOSTING

By Lisa Howse

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

SHOW HOURS: 10AM – 5PM

TIME TOPIC & SPEAKER LOCATION
10:15 a.m. BACKYARD COMPOSTING

By Lisa Howse

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
11:00 a.m. NO TILL GARDENING

By Helen Shook

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
11:30 a.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
12:00 p.m. Retooling Your Garden and Your Gardening Practices

Rick vanDuyvendyk – Dutch Growers

How-To Stage – Hall C
1:00 p.m. 10 WAYS GIVE BACK BY GARDENING

By Adrian Werner

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
1:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
2:00 p.m. COMMON SENSE GARDENING

Vic Krahn – Lakeshore Garden Centre

How-To Stage – Hall C
3:00 p.m. LAYER YOUR PERENNIAL GARDEN AND ENJOY BLOOMS THROUGHOUT THE SEASON

Bernadette Vangool – Saskatchewan Perennial Society

Speakers’ Theatre – Hall A B.O. #1
3:00 p.m. HOW TO SET UP DRIP IRRIGATION FOR YOUR GARDEN

By Justin Schaeffer

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
3:30 p.m. THE SUPERDOGS “Wild Wild Woof”

Presented by Global TV and the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Main Trade Hall
4:00 p.m. FAQ ABOUT GROWING FRUIT ON THE PRAIRIES

By Lisa Taylor

U of S Gardening 101 Area – Hall C
6:00 p.m. Cash & Carry – Plant Sale Hall C
6:30 p.m. Plant Auction How-To Stage – Hall C

Feature Display & Gardens

Feature Display & Gardens

The sights, sounds and scents of this year’s gardens will trigger your senses into overload …. These feature gardens reflect the expertise, planning and hard work of many with more than 1500 pots of spring bulbs, over 100 large trees, shrubs and perennials forced in preparation for this annual spring tradition with each garden designed by Saskatchewan’s premier landscape design experts.

Many of the gardens incorporate both plant materials and the latest in hardscape materials including retaining walls and brick patios as well as feature mulch in many colors and textures.  Working along-side our designers are the capable and talented Master Gardeners lending a helping hand in the final presentation.

Saskatchewan Blue Cross Gardenscape “FEATURE PLANT OF THE YEAR” — will be announced shortly.

Feature Display Gardens presenters will be announced shortly. 

Don’t miss the Floral Display located in the main foyer presented by local businesses and created by professional florists.

 

Planet Dog

Planet Dog

FEATURE PRESENTATION – free with general admission (Main Trade Hall)

In this fun-filled, fast-paced family-friendly show, you’ll witness little dogs take on big dogs in a high-flying jumping competition, see Detective Dogs smell their way through a case, meet the residents of Planet Dog who can do math, solve puzzles spell words and more! Keep the party going after the show at their famous Pat N’ Chat™ where you can meet the stars of the show!

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