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Special Guests at the 2015 NJ Flower Show

Don't miss this year's "All Star Cast". Inspiring seminars given by local and nationally recognized speakers will cover a wide range of topics, including creative garden design, plant selection, organic gardening and everything else in between.

Below is a list of many of the fine flower and garden speakers that will present at the 2015 NJ Flower & Garden Show. Plus don't miss the wildly popular Container Challenge that will be held each day of the show in the Bouquet for the Day Seminar Area.

See you at the show!


Carol English
Dueling Designers Sunday, February 15 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Stage The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Compl... [More]
 
Don Eaton
Living Tree Chairs: Sitting is Believing Saturday, February 14 at 1:00pm Gardeners Go To School Sitting is believing. Some of our best childhood memories take place among trees. On the playground, in the park, at camp and... [More]
 
Lesley Parness
Drama Queens: Dark Beauties of the Garden Friday, February 13 at 12:00pm Gardeners Go To School Description Bring on the drama in your garden this summer! Black plants add contrast, dimension and yes, drama, to containers,... [More]
 
James Fiorentino
Saturday, February 14 at 2:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room About James Fiorentino Renowned for his ability to create uncanny likeness of famous sports icons, James Fiorentino has propelled himself to the top of the sports a... [More]
 
Sarah O'Leary
Youth Gardens for Everyone Friday, February 13 at 1:00pm Gardeners Go To School From Michelle Obama to the kindergartner next door, folks are getting excited about kids’ gardening. Youth gardens help kids learn about where fo... [More]
 
Edith Wallace
Conifers: Natural and Unnatural History Sunday, February 15 at 12:00pm Gardeners Go To School - Jr Ballroom An amusing look at conifers in our culture from Christmas trees to cedar chests to those monkey puzzles, to giant sequ... [More]
 
Bruce Crawford
Container Challenge Thursday, February 12 at 2:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Show Floor Easy Care Houseplants Friday, February 13 at 1:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Show Floor Houseplants not only make you feel ‘at home’ or brin... [More]
 
Kathleen Gagan
General Peony Care Thursday, February 12 at 3:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room Bring your questions as Expert Kathleen Gagan is on hand to answer the questions YOU have about peonies.. About Kathleen Gagan Kathleen Gagan, o... [More]
 
Dominick Mondi
Container Challenge Friday, February 13 at 12:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area Tips & Tricks for Purchasing Quality Plants for Your Garden Friday, February 13 at 2:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area About Dominick Dominick Mond... [More]
 
Pam Ruch
The Simple Art of Nature Journaling: Saving the Earth One Page at a Time Thursday, February 12 at 4:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room In this half-hour workshop I will show how to put together a basic “Nature Journaling kit.” M... [More]
 
Tito Wee
Container Irrigation: A Plant Grower's Best Friend Saturday, February 14 at 2:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Show Floor The goal of this presentation is to provide you with better tool in your arsenal of tools ingrowing your plants... [More]
 
Lorette Cheswick
Pollinators Friday, February 13 at 3:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room Beginning Honey Sunday, February 15 at 11:45am Gourmet & Grape Area About Lorette Cheswick After a long career in network system administration and... [More]
 
Mike Gross
Gardens of the Garden State Consortium Saturday, February 15 at 1:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room The Garden State Gardens Consortium presentation takes you on a tour, through information and pictures, of many of the premier... [More]
 
Chef Peter Pascale
About Chef Peter Pascale Peter Pascale, CCC is the Executive Chef of Somerset Medical Center (SMC), a nationally accredited, 355-bed regional medical center located in Somerville, NJ. Peter received his degree from the Culina... [More]
 
Brien Szabo
Great Flower & Garden Photos with Any Camera Friday, February 13 at 2:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room By implementing any of the 5 simple composition techniques Brien teaches, you can instantly transform your images into ones ... [More]
 
Diane Wilkerson
Roses, Naturally Saturday, February 14 at 12:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Main Floor Gardeners are moving towards using organic methods of caring for their plants. This talk provides information on selecting and caring for ro... [More]
 
Joe Coyle
Turnovers and Pastries with NJ Produce Saturday, February 16 at 3:15pm Gourmet & Grape - Main Floor For the Love of Strawberry Shortcake Sunday, February 17 at 11:45am Gourmet & Grape - Main Floor About Joe Coyle & Rarit... [More]
 
Susan O'Donnell
Dueling Designers Friday, February 13 at 11:30am Saturday, February 14 at 11:30am Sunday, February 15 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Stage “Dueling Designers” contest on Friday through Sunday features Garden Club of New Jer... [More]
 
Patti Bowman
Dueling Designers Saturday, February 14 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Stage The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Com... [More]
 
Monika Karoly
Dueling Designers Sunday, February 15 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Stage The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Compl... [More]
 
Renee Waite
Dueling Designers Friday, February 13 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Stage The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Compl... [More]
 

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