Harvey Recovery (and Much More) Information Stage

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Gardening and Home Improvement Experts Provide Important Info

10:30am “Post HARVEY Horticultural Recovery — a Q&A with Randy Lemmon about the State of Your Garden!”  Randy Lemmon, Host of GardenLine, AM KTRH 740 – This fall gardening success starts with the soils. Bring your questions (HARVEY or not). Randy’s got answers. Randy also discusses his new book Texas Tough Gardening.
 11:30am “Rebuilding the Health of Your Lawn and Garden After Harvey – It All Starts with the Soil!”  John Ferguson, Organic Gardening Expert, Owner of Nature’s Way Resources  – HARVEY’s tremendous rain and massive flooding have changed the soils of our lawns and gardens. This presentation will focus on the things needed to heal ones garden. Good information for those whom HARVEY did not wreak havoc as well.
 12:30pm “Tips on How to Save, Organize and Back-up Paper Photos”  Certified Professional Organizer, Ellen Delap – Rescue photos that may have been soaked from Harvey flood waters. Now is also the time to be proactive about saving your photos from future floods/disasters. Professional Organizer Ellen Delap shares ways to save, organize and back up your paper photos.
 1pm “Before & After: Taking your Home from Ho-Hum to Fabulous!”   Diane Cowen, Houston Chronicle Architecture & Design Writer – See before and after projects that will inspire and inform. You’ll leave ready to make decisions about flooring, tile, lighting and counters whether you’re hiring professionals to do the work or you’re a top-grade DIYer.
 2pm How to Organize Your Digital Photos”  Certified Professional Organizer, Ellen Delap – Do you have hundreds/thousands of photos/videos in your email, on your ipad and your phone? Ellen shares tech tools to automate, consolidate, back up and organize your digital photos
 3pm “Plants for Flood Damaged Landscapes and the FAB 50 for Fall Planting!”  Mark Bowen, Horticulturist, Landscape Designer, Organic Specialist and General Manager Nature’s Way Resources  – Come explore 50 top plants for planting in flood damaged landscapes this fall. These plants are very adept at growing in adverse conditions. Special focus on terrific looking, low maintenance  “tried and true” plants.