11 am Don't Just Gawk-Learn on Garden Walks
Connie Oswald Stofko, Publisher of Buffalo-NiagaraGardening.com
Noon Pruning 101
Steve Sypniewski, CNLP, ISA Certified Arborist; Buffalo State College
1 pm How to Care for Your Lawn
Walt Nelson, Cooperative Extension Monroe County
1 pm: Small Conference Room How to Safely Use a Chain Saw
Nate Buckley, For the Love of Trees Company
2 pm Container Gardening
Lyn Chimera, Lessons from Nature
2 pm: Small Conference Room Demonstration: How to Make a Terrarium
Kristy Schmitt, Erie County Botanical Gardens
3 pm Ornamental Grass
Sharon Webber, CNLP; Horticulture Instructor, Niagara County Community College; Earthlines
4 pm Helping the Honeybees
Erin Masterson, Masterson's Garden Center, Inc. & Aquatic Nursery
5 pm Drought: The Killer of Trees
Brian Sayers, Tree Doctor
6 pm Making Your Landscape Come Alive with a Splash of Color
Dan Robillard - Horticulture Instructor, McKinley High School
11 am Shade Gardening with Tips, Tricks and Suggestions of What to Use
Tim Zimmerman, CNLP, Robert Baker Company
Noon Garden for the Caterpillars
Dave O'Donnell, Eastern Monarch Butterfly Farm
1 pm Perennials for WNY Gardens, Best Choices & Best Care
Sally Cunningham, CNLP, Author; Lockwood's Greenhouses
2 pm Design Your Own Landscape
Richard Tedeschi, Jacrist Gardening Services, Inc
3 pm Ken Brown Hour - Horticulture Questions Answered
4 pm Picture Tour of the "Drave's Arboretum"
Tom Draves, Draves Tree & Landscape
5 pm How to Identify Emerald Ash Borer and What You Should Do
Tandy Lewis, U.S. Department of Agriculture - APHIS Division
6 pm Victorian Language of Flowers
Kristy Schmitt, Erie County Botanical Gardens
11 am Succulents: Small and Mighty
Jackie Albarella, Albarella Media, Channel 2
Noon Gardening Through the Ages
Dawn Hummel, BeeDazzled Media
Noon: Small Seminar Room A Moment in Time Floral Designs
Dorothy Julius, Along Gardens Path
1 pm The Useful and the Beautiful in the Landscape
Nellie Gardener, Flower Fields; Darwin Martin House
2 pm The Ancient Art of Moss Ball Gardening
David Clark, Instructor, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
3 pm Your Yard (and the Birds and the Bees) Needs Native Plants: How to Choose and Use Them
Sally Cunningham, CNLP, Author; Lockwood's Greenhouse
4 pm Edible Wild Plants
Ken Parker, CNLP
5 pm Manipulate Your Landscape to Attract Wildlife
Dan Robillard - Horticulture Instructor, McKinley High School
6 pm How to Design a Japanese Garden
Matt Smith, CNLP
10 am Which Hostas Where - Hostas in the Landscape
Mike Shadrack, Smug Creek Gardens
11 am Feng Shui Your Garden – Applying Ancient Formulas & Symbols to Modern Gardens
David Clark, Instructor, Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
Noon Making More Plants (Propagation for the Home Gardener)
Carol Harlos, Master Gardener
Noon: Small Conference Center Demonstration – Insects, Diseases & Weeds, Oh My! Household Products Used for Home Remedies
Michael Klepp, CNLP, The Plant Man
1 pm What's that Bug? In Your Garden and in Your House
Tom Mitchell, Horticulture Instructor, Niagara County Community College; Mitchell Landscaping
2 pm Container Gardening - Beyond Thriller, Filler, & Spiller
Carolyn Stanko, CNLP, Horticulture Instructor, Niagara County Community College
3 pm New Shrubs and Perennials for 2017
Tim Zimmerman, CNLP, Robert Baker Company

All seminars to take place in the large seminar room unless otherwise noted.


Large seminar room is located to the left of the concession stand
Small seminar room is located to the right of the concession stand


The letters CNLP after a speaker’s name indicate that he or she is a Certified Nursery & Landscape Professional