Home Gardeners Landscaping Fair
March 8, 2008 9 am – 4 pm
Albuquerque Garden Center
10120 Lomas Blvd. in Los Altos Park
One of the best deals around for anyone getting ready to start a major landscaping project is going to be coming up on the second weekend of March at the Albuquerque Garden Center.
For a puny $2 entry fee you get to hear four seminars by some of the best experts in the Duke City on their respective topics. At 9:30 AM, Wes Brittenham
of Waterwise Landscapes will present on "Landscape Design Considerations"
. At 11AM, Curtis Smith
, the well-know plant doc, will talk about "Diagnosing Plant Problems"
. At 1PM, Judith Phillips
, the Queen of Xeriscape Design will do a seminar on "Hardscape"
and 2:30 PM, Nick Kuhn
, the City of Albuquerque Forester wraps up the seminars with a presentation on "Selection of Trees".
What a lineup of speakers for less than the price of a lunch!!
And that's not all that's going on that day. There will be a wide range of vendors on site to meet almost any landscaping need; unusual “Must Have” plants, mulch, rock, gravel, tree care, maintenance, whatever you need is going to be there. Arid Solutions, Greenhouse & Garden Supply, Waterwise Landscapes, Penny Genter, Eleanor Bailey, Montoya Lawn and Garden, Pond Plants & Patios, Soilutions, Desert Blooms are just some
of the vendors that have signed up. There will also be an ISA Certified Arborist to address any tree questions you have and "The Tomato Guys" will be available to tell you everyting and anything you ever wanted to know about growing tomatoes in the Burque. Between them they have grown just about every tomato know to mankind.
Parking is free and home-made yummies will be available for lunch munchies and there is lovely Los Altos Park for a picnic. So, if there's a landscaping project in your future, take advantage of one of the best deals ever to learn from the experts on how to do it right.