Saturday – The Woodlands Lifestyles & Homes Ideas Stage

Woodlands Lifestyles & Homes Magazine

Saturday, September 8, 2018

10:30am “Mulch – the Secret Weapon for a Beautiful Lawn & Garden”
John Ferguson, Organic Gardening Expert, Author, Licensed Soil Scientist, and Owner of Nature’s Way Resources
The right mulch discourages fire ants, keeps your plants and yard vibrant, requires less water and is healthier for pets and humans. John is a highly regarded expert in his field.
11:30am “How to Effectively Select, Plant and Raise Fruit Trees Naturally”
Join Dany Millikin, Conversation Program Manager for Memorial Park and host of HomeShow Garden Pros on SportsRadio 610
Imagine: apples, oranges and grapefruit—all growing in your backyard. Landscaping with fruit trees doesn’t have to be complicated. Have questions? Dany has the answers.
12:00pm A Better Bathroom, Saves and Splurges
Diane Cowen, Houston Chronicle Architecture + Design Writer Bathroom remodeling is one of the best investments in your home. Knowing when to save and when to splurge will help you stay in your budget and get more for your money.
12:30pm “10 Simple Tips for Moving for Renovating”
Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap
Are you making changes to your home or moving soon?  Make it easy with these 10 simple tips from Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap. Leave the show with a plan!
1:00pm “The Essential Steps to Designing and Building Your Dream Home”
Built Green Custom Homes Professionals, Bryson Janecek, Graduate Master Builder, Certified Green Professional (NAHB) and Tim Ellis, Professional Designer (23 years in designing in 3D), Texas Institute of Building Design (TIBD) and American Institute of Building Design (AIBD) Built Green Custom Homes Professionals
1:30pm Due to illness, Mark Bowen will not be speaking at the show, instead, John Ferguson will be stepping in.

“Mulch – the Secret Weapon for a Beautiful Lawn & Garden”
John Ferguson, Organic Gardening Expert, Author, Licensed Soil Scientist, and Owner of Nature’s Way Resources
The right mulch discourages fire ants, keeps your plants and yard vibrant, requires less water and is healthier for pets and humans. John is a highly regarded expert in his field.

2:00pm “Cabinet Camp 101”
Casey Moser, NKBA Designer, Member Wellborn Cabinetry Design Council, Manager ABM Cabinets
The basics of Cabinet construction: furniture board vs. all wood, ready-to-assemble “RTA”  vs. production, semi-custom and true custom cabinet, and site-built vs. factory built finished cabinets. Comparison and benefits of wood types like Maple, Alder, etc. AND Tips on Countertop Selection – Quartz vs Natural Stone.
2:30pm “New Fall Color and Color Mix Trends”
Presented by a Sherwin-Williams In-Home Color Consultant
See a Sneak Preview of 2019 Color Mix Palettes! Bring your color questions to the experts at Sherwin-Williams.
3:00pm “Floral Ideas for Outdoor Living Spaces”
Ann Engelbrecht, Sprout Fine Floral Concepts
Make your Outdoor Living Area a truly inviting showcase with blooming plants, fresh and faux flowers!
3:30pm “Be Informed …Know your Flood Zone and Tips on Flood Insurance”
FEMA Floodplain Management Specialist, FEMA Long Term Recovery – Houston Office
Are you confident that your home is covered for the next storm? Flood insurance is cheaper than most think. Insights on how to read flood maps. Be informed …know your (Flood) Zone.