June 7-9
Danville, IN

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

2018 State Conference

Short Sessions

In addition to the traditional break-out lectures there will be several short sessions (less than half an hour). These short talks and demos will cover narrower topics of interest to gardeners in a compact session. Short enough to be keep your attention, long enough to cover the topic.

Seeds
Jackie Rosales shares information on collecting, storing, and germinating seeds.
Cover Crops
Butch Nicols presents tips, techniques, and tools for seeding cover crops on your small garden or large farm.
Hoop Houses
Roy Ballard explains Hoop House value in stretching growing time, providing product protection and increasing yield.
Tomatoes
Kelly Allen gives practical advice on taking your tomatoes to the next level.
Orchids
Dick Wells shares how well grown orchids can flower often and for extended periods of time.
Tool Sharpening
Al Huls demonstrates home remedies to improve the worklife of our garden.
Ergonomic Tools
Stephen Swain embraces the use of ergonomics, enabling or adapting tools to make garden work easier.
Raised Beds
Greg Marlett discusses the factors associated with raised beds and reinforces their benefits.
Edible Roses
Carol Tumbas introduces the Incredible Edible Rose.
Demo Garden
Hendricks County Guides tour and explain the demo garden.