Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Garden Expo in Alexandria

2014 Central Louisiana Garden Expo 
Educational Program
State Evacuation Shelter
8125 Hwy 71 -- Alexandria, LA  71302

                                            FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
                                              9:00 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.

Morning Topics:

Dr. Kathryn Fontenot                 
Growing Your Groceries

Mr. Dan Gill                                               
Outstanding Bedding Plants for Summer Color

Dr. Alan Morgan    
Insect Management in the Home Vegetable Garden
LUNCH (on your own)

Afternoon Topics:

Dr. Charlie Graham
Dr. Achyut Adhikari                    
Food Safety Modernization Act
Dr. Melanie Ivey
Integrated Disease Management for Sustainable
Vegetable Production in Louisiana – A Winning Approach

Dr. Ron Strahan
Weed Management in Home Landscapes

Mr. Miles Brashier
Organic Pesticides

                                            Saturday , APRIL 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. to Noon


 Mr. Terry Washington
Planting Louisiana recommended shrubs and trees around the home

Mr. J Stevens
The Reason to do a Soil Test

Master Gardener Presentations
 Mr. Johnnie Hart
 (Vermiculture) Worm Gardening

Mrs. Cynthia Flanders
Lasagna Gardening

Admission to the garden expo is $2. 


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