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Monday – Friday: 10am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 8pm
Sunday: 11am – 6:30pm

 

 

 

Southern California Spring Garden Show presents

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Over 60 Seminars

Available throughout the weekend, seminars occur daily.
Located throughout Level 2 and 3 of the Crate and Barrel/Macy’s Home Store Wing.

 

Thursday, April 27

10:00am
South Coast Plaza Palm Collection Walking Tour
— Floral Centerpiece – Level 1
Erin Aguiar and Carol Younger
Take a short stroll to see the mature palm specimens growing throughout South Coast Plaza with Sherman Gardens’ horticulturists.

11:00am
Summer Baking
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to bake the perfect summer treats.

11:00am
Edible Landscape
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Joanne Byrd
Learn about edible plant selections, including annuals, herbs, berries and fruit trees.  Find out how to transform your garden gradually
with various garden themes and styles. This presentation covers soil, water, integrated pest management, feeding and harvesting.
Get information about containers, raised beds and accent plants.

12:00pm
From Your Herbal Garden to Your Pantry
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Chef Debbi Dubbs
Get tips on growing herbs and edible flowers and how to use them
in cooking and making teas, vinegars, body lotion and bath salts. Book signing to follow seminar.

1:00pm
Growing Japanese Maples in Southern California
— Crate and Barrel Home Store – Level 1
Patricia Smyth
Learn how to select the perfect Japanese maple for your
Southern California home, with tips on care and upkeep.

1:00pm
Live / Work / Play … California-Style Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-08 – Level 1
Camille Beehler
Modern Live / Work trends come to life in this multiuse, high-tech landscape. Elements like organic vegetables, workstations and
bocce ball all help to define this comfortable and stylishly efficient garden space.

2:00pm
Fresh Spring Pasta
— Sur la Table – level 1
Chef Kristin Leonard
Sweet pea ravioli with basil mint pesto cooking demonstration.

2:00pm
Contemportary Culivation Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-01 – Level 1
Seed Landcare
Modern design is coupled with recycled products and California
sustainable plants to create a cheerful atmosphere of lounging
and meandering.

2:00pm
Successful Orchid Growing in Orange County
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Tony Glinskas
Learn tips and techniques on the selection, care, repotting and mounting of  various orchids.

2:00pm
Summer Cocktails
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to make refreshing libations to quench your thirst.

2:30pm
How to perfectly infuse your  water
— Crate and Barrel Home Store – Level 1
Michael Weiss
Learn how to create a beautiful beverage jar and make it the focal point of your party.

3:00pm
Steel Magnolia Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-02 – Level 1
Living Landscapes
Escape into a retreat surrounded by nature, falling water and sparkling lights. Living Landscapes takes Old World materials and places them into an innovative and stylish outdoor lounge.

3:30pm
Birds in Your Yard
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
David Brandt
Discuss the birds that can be enjoyed in a Southern California backyard and how to properly feed them.

4:00pm
Modern Moroccan Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-10 – Level 1
Grass Roots
This sophisticated and sustainable garden sanctuary with fresh colors, organic materials and iconic geometric shapes will leave you pining to sit on the shoreline of the North African coast.

4:30pm
Gardening with California Natives
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Jodie Cook
Learn which plants are most likely to thrive in Southern California
and will attract native birds, butterflies and other wildlife.

5:00pm
Set the Mood, Set The Scene, Set the Color: an FX Luminaire Lighting Experience
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
David Oborn
Get an in-depth look into the latest technologies in residential landscape lighting and how to customize the lighting effect and system operation to save money and energy, all while matching your outdoor lifestyle.

6:00pm
Summer Grilling Seminar
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Recipes for the perfect backyard barbecue.

 

Friday, April 28

10:00am
South Coast Plaza Palm Collection Walking Tour
— FLORAL CENTERPIECE – LEVEL 1
Erin Aguiar and Carol Younger
Take a short stroll to see the mature palm specimens growing throughout South Coast Plaza with Sherman Gardens’ horticulturists.

11:00am
Summer Sides
— Williams-sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn to prepare summer sides to pair with your outdoor dining.

11:00am
Successful Orchid Growing in Orange County
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Tony Glinskas
Learn tips and techniques on the selection, care, repotting and mounting of various orchids.

11:30am
Birds in Your Yard
— Z Gallerie – Level 1
David Brandt
Discuss the birds that can be enjoyed in a Southern California backyard and how to properly feed them.

12:00 pm
Innovating the Present with the Past
-Display Garden 1-05 – Level 1
The Potting Shed by Carlisle
Trace a path from the past to the present, as vintage materials are repurposed into a stylish present-day entertaining space.

12:30pm
From Your Herbal Garden to Your Pantry
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Chef Debbi Dubbs
Get tips on growing herbs and edible flowers and how to use them in cooking and making teas, vinegars, body lotion and bath salts. Book signing to follow seminar.

1:00pm
Of Dreams and Gardens Display garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-06 – Level 1
Liuli Crystal Art
A garden of imagination that takes the concept of light to a new level with a harlequin bar, lantern chairs and lush hydrangeas.

1:30pm
ALL ABOUT Succulents
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Linda Genis
Succulents are such easy plants to grow, both in the garden and in pots. This presentation covers the history and origin of succulents, their care and feeding, and propagation. It also covers pests and diseases and recommended remedies.

2:00pm
Vintage Revival Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-04 – Level 1
Star Landscape Design & Exterior Design, INC.
As we move into the age of conservation, utilizing reclaimed natural materials and repurposed treasures in conjunction with drought- tolerant traditional plants creates a beautifully nostalgic garden.

2:00pm
Fabulous FUCHSIAS
— Crate and Barrel Home Store – Level 1
Erin Aguiar and John Bishop
Orange County is the perfect climate for growing fuchsias. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and how to pinch your plants to perfection. Enter to win a free fuchsia basket.

2:00pm
Native Foundation Plants
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Reginald Durant
Learn how and why to select native foundation plants that are appropriate for their geographic region.

2:00pm
Summer Grilling Seminar
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Recipes for the perfect backyard barbecue.

2:00pm
Spring Pizza on the Grill
— Sur la table – Level 1
Chef Alex Morales
Learn how to create an incredible pizza using your backyard grill.

3:00pm
City.Sky.Garden.Living Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-07 – Level 1
Second Nature Garden Design
Share a cocktail with friends, whip up a pizza on the barbecue
and relax as you experience modern innovations in outdoor living.

3:30pm
How to perfectly infuse your  water
— Crate and Barrel Home Store – Level 1
Michael Weiss
Learn how to create a beautiful beverage jar and make it the
focal point of your party.

4:00pm
A Nod to Nature: Sensory Overload Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-09 – Level 1
Table2Garden
This garden will dazzle and energize. Experience the interrelated aspects of nature and how they communicate through this colorful and creative garden design.

4:30pm
Creating a Container Garden
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Deb Ringler
Thriller, filler, spiller! Using this simple technique with colorful blooming or foliage plants transforms any container into a stunning welcome accent, centerpiece or gift for a special someone.

5:00pm
Set the Mood, Set The Scene, Set the Color: an FX Luminaire Lighting Experience
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
David Oborn
An in-depth look into the latest technologies in residential landscape lighting and how to customize the lighting effect and system operation to save money and energy, all while matching your
outdoor lifestyle.

6:00pm
Summer Cocktails
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to make refreshing libations to quench your thirst.

 

Saturday, April 29

10:00am
South Coast Plaza Palm Collection Walking Tour
— Floral Centerpiece – Level 1
Erin Aguiar and Carol Younger
Take a short stroll to see the mature palm specimens growing throughout South Coast Plaza with Sherman Gardens’ horticulturists.

10:30am
Butterflies in Your Garden
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Chris DREES
There are more than 170 species of butterflies that live in or visit Southern California. Easily attract many of them by learning about host and nectar plants. Maintain an ecological partnership with flowering plants and eliminate the use of harmful pest control methods, unnecessary fertilizers and additives.

11:00am
Summer Grilling Seminar
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Recipes for the perfect backyard barbecue.

11:30am
Native Foundation Plants
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Reginald Durant
Learn how and why to select native foundation plants that are appropriate for their geographic region and practices for designing your garden with locally native plants.

12:00pm
Grow Organic Strawberries Year-Round
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Julie Bawden-Davis
Learn how to grow organic, mouthwatering strawberries. Best-selling author Julie Bawden-Davis will discuss the best strawberry types for Southern California. Book signing and strawberry plant sale following the presentation.

12:00pm
Summer Baking
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to bake the perfect summer treat.

1:00pm–4:00pm
Make your own paper flower
— Paper Source – Level 1
Make your own paper flower to last all year long; $8 supply fee required.

1:00pm
Live / Work / Play … California-Style Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-08 – Level 1
Camille Beehler
Modern Live / Work trends come to life in this multiuse, high-tech landscape. Elements like organic vegetables, workstations and bocce ball all help define this comfortable and stylishly efficient garden space.

1:00pm
Growing Japanese Maples in Southern California
— Z Gallerie – Level 1
Patricia Smyth
Learn tips and tricks to select the perfect Japanese maple for your Southern California home, with tips on care and upkeep.

2:00pm
The Ecology center Seminar
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Lucian Toma
Our homes and yards can be transformed to be healthy, abundant and sustainable ecosystems. Learn how permaculture and ecological design can transform spaces into vibrant and productive ones.

2:00pm
Summer Sides
— Williams-sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn to prepare summer sides to pair with your outdoor dining.

2:00pm
Contemporary Cultivation Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-01 – Level 1
Seed Landcare
Modern design is coupled with recycled products and California sustainable plants to create a cheerful atmosphere of lounging and meandering.

2:00pm
Birds in Your Yard
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
David Brandt
Discuss the birds that can be enjoyed in a Southern California
backyard and how to properly feed them.

2:30pm
How to Grow a Salsa Garden
— Z Gallerie – Level 1
Kay Havens
UCCE Master Gardeners give tips and pointers to help you grow the tastiest peppers and tomatoes. Learn what varieties will thrive where you live.

3:00pm
Steel Magnolia Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-02 – Level 1
Living Landscapes
Escape into a retreat surrounded by nature, falling water and sparkling lights. Living Landscapes takes Old World materials and places them into an innovative and stylish outdoor lounge.

3:30pm
Grow Organic Strawberries Year-Round
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Julie Bawden-Davis
Learn how to grow organic, mouthwatering strawberries. Best-selling author Julie Bawden-Davis will discuss the best strawberry types for Southern California. Book signing and strawberry plant sale following the presentation.

3:30pm
Putting ‘Lush’ Back Into Water-Wise Landscaping
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Table2Garden
In this seminar we will provide tips and techniques on how to keep your garden spaces lush and vibrant with color, fragrance and texture while still conserving water.

4:00 pm
Innovating the Present with the PastI
-Display Garden 1-05 – Level 1
The Potting Shed by Carlisle
Trace a path from the past to the present, as vintage materials are repurposed into a stylish present-day entertaining space.

4:00 pm
Flowers in Bloom
-Martin Lawrence Galleries– Level 2
Discover smiling flowers in artworks by the Warhol of Japan named, Takashi Murakami.  Engage in a gallery discussion with a Fine Art Consultant about the pop artist.  Discuss the wondrous magic of the flower motif, that multiplies and fulfills exiting space, with complimentary lemonade and coffee.

6:00pm
Summer Cocktails
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to make refreshing libations to quench your thirst.

 

Sunday, April 30

11:00am–4:00pm
Make your own paper flower
— Paper Source – Level 1
Make your own paper flower to last all year long; $8 supply fee required.

11:00am
Saving Water Using Micro Irrigation
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Reginald Durant
Learn about micro irrigation with native plants to save the maximum amount of water. Using native plants eliminates the need for pesticides and reduces our exposure to toxic substances.

11:30am
ALL ABOUT Succulents
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Shelly Trainor
Succulents are such easy plants to grow, both in the garden and in pots. This presentation covers the history and origin of succulents, their care and feeding, and propagation.  It also covers pests and diseases and recommended remedies.

12:00pm
Summer Grilling Seminar
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Recipes for the perfect backyard barbecue.

12:00pm
Birds in Your Yard
— Z Gallerie – Level 1
David Brandt
Discuss the birds that can be enjoyed in a Southern California backyard and how to properly feed them.

12:00pm
A Nod to Nature: Sensory Overload Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-09 – Level 1
Table2Garden
This garden will dazzle and energize. Experience the interrelated aspects of nature and how they communicate through this colorful and creative garden design.

1:00pm
Of Dreams and Gardens Display garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-06 – Level 1
Liuli Crystal Art
A garden of imagination that takes the concept of light to a new level with a harlequin bar, lantern chairs and lush hydrangeas.

1:30pm
Creating the Perfect Garden Soil
— Seminar Room B – Level 1
Alan Piercy
Enjoy a demonstration on making simple and organic soil that promotes healthy plants.

2:00pm
Summer Cocktails
— Williams-Sonoma – Level 1
Chef David Thompson
Learn how to make refreshing refreshing libations to quench your thirst.

2:00pm
Vintage Revival Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-04 – Level 1
Star Landscape Design & Exterior Design, INC.
As we move into the age of conservation, utilizing reclaimed natural materials and repurposed treasures in conjunction with drought- tolerant traditional plants creates a beautifully nostalgic garden.

2:30pm
Successful Orchid Growing in Orange County
— Seminar Room A – Level 3
Tony Glinskas
Learn tips and techniques on the selection, care, repotting and mounting of various orchids.

3:00pm
City.Sky.Garden.Living Display Garden Tour
— Display Garden 1-07 – Level 1
Second Nature Garden Design
Have it all in this pied-à-terre landscape nestled in a bustling urban environment. Share a cocktail with friends, whip up a pizza on the barbecue and relax as you experience modern innovations in outdoor living.

3:00pm
Creating a Container Garden
— Seminar Room B – LeveL 1
Aneta Dorhout
Using this simple technique with colorful blooming or foliage plants transforms any container into a stunning welcome accent, centerpiece or gift for a special someone. You will learn how to design, plant and care for your custom-made garden containers.

 

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April 27–30, 2017

3333 Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Crate and Barrel/Macy’s Home Store Wing

Complimentary Parking and Admission

#scpathomeinthegarden     @southcoastplaza

Inquiries can be sent to GardenShow@SouthCoastPlaza.com

  

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