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Learn From Gardening Expert Melinda Myers - Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience. Melinda is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and has written over 20 gardening books. She also hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment segments that air on over 130 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. Melinda previously hosted seven seasons of Great Lakes Gardener on PBS.
Melinda will offer two seminars at Garden Expo: “A Bounty of Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables” at 5:45 p.m. on Friday and “Low Maintenance, High Impact Perennial Gardens” at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday.
 style=Host-Inga-Witscher-1_0Meet Around the Farm Table’s Inga Witscher – Meet Inga Witscher, fourth generation organic dairy farmer and host of Around the Farm Table, a new series on Wisconsin Public Television. The show offers viewers an intimate look at Wisconsin’s farmers and artisan food producers. Inga will greet visitors and distribute recipe cards during Garden Expo at the Wisconsin Public Television booth 4-6 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m.-Noon Saturday and 10 a.m.-Noon Sunday. She will also host stage demonstrations, “Dressing Up: Homemade Salad Dressings for Your Homegrown Greens” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday style=
Jerry Apps-8-6-10Meet Jerry Apps – A celebrated rural historian and author of Garden Wisdom among dozens of other books, Jerry Apps will present two seminars at Garden Expo. Join Apps on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. for “Garden Wisdom: Lessons Learned From 60 Years of Gardening” and on  Sunday at 10:15 a.m. for “Plan, Plant and Harvest a Three Sisters Garden.”
beer-garden-web-graphicExclusive Beer Tasting Event – Join us Friday evening for a guided tasting event led by Lucy Saunders, author of The Best of American Food and Beer. Her latest cookbook, Dinner in the Beer Garden, pairs craft beers with garden-centric dishes. Tickets are $25 each and include the guided tasting event featuring six pairings, a copy of Dinner in the Beer Garden ($28.95 retail value) and a one-day Garden Expo admission ticket ($8 value). Learn more and order tickets.
Larry MeillerGarden Talk With WPR’s Larry Meiller and Lisa Johnson – Here’s your chance to get all your gardening questions answered! Join Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Garden Talk” host Larry Meiller and horticulture expert Lisa Johnson at 9:30 a.m. Saturday on Stage B as they talk about the coming planting season and take questions about your garden. Lots of fun and some great prize drawings to boot!
GEtshirtGarden Expo T-Shirt - Display your love of gardening in a 2014 Garden Expo t-shirt. This year’s shirt features a unique design on a natural color, 100-percent, preshrunk cotton. Women’s cut short sleeve are $18. Unisex short sleeve are $18 and long sleeve are $22. Get yours at the Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) booth during the show. All proceeds support WPT.