Learn With Us, Week of July 23

Advice Fair Flyer 2017 Final

The event is free, and there is no charge for parking. In addition to 14 exhibitors, there will be three education workshops this year as well as activities for children. There will be two raffle events, at 7:00 and 7:30 pm with several items given away at each raffle. There will also be a children’s raffle at 7:00 pm. The winning raffle numbers will be posted at the Durham Garden Forum table and prizes can be claimed by presenting the winning ticket.

Featured Booths at the Advice Fair

Want to know more about the 2013 Gardener’s Fair sponsored by the Durham Garden Forum? Here is a list of featured booths for the event to be held July 16, 6:30 – 8:00 PM at the Doris Duke Center, Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Admission is free.

  • Stone Brothers and ByrdGarden Tools
  • Barbara Albertus, manager of the Durham Garden CenterHottest New Plants
  • Michelle Wallace, Durham County Extension AgentContainer Gardening
  • Marilyn Cox, owner of I Must GardenRepellants
  • Sara Smith, member of Duke Gardens’ propagation team Plant Propagation
  • Rhonda Sherman, solid waste specialist in the NC State Dept. of Bio and Ag Engineering and Lynne Nelson, Extension Master GardenerVermicomposting
  • Donna Devanney, president of the Durham Beekeeping club – Beekeeping
  • John Monroe, owner of Architectural TreesTrees
  • Triangle Orchid SocietyOrchid Care
  • Beth Kelly, owner of The Plant LadyShade Plants
  • Laura Webb-Smith, Storm Water Educator for the City of DurhamRain Gardens
  • Emily Brogan, owner of The Rock ShopMulches, Compost and Stone
  • Master Gardener Volunteers of NC Extension – General gardening questions
  • Susan Walter Sink, theTarheel Foodie, LLCCooking demo
  • Lisa Treadaway, owner of The Little Herb HouseHerbs, Growing and Using
  • Byron Schermerhorn of Wild Birds UnlimitedFeeders, houses, equipment