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Special Guests at the 2014 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 2014 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!


Stephanie Cohen
Flowering Shrubs: The Real Low Maintenance Saturday, February 15 at 12:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room Perennials from Spring to Fall Saturday, February 15 at 3:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room About Stephanie Stephani... [More]
 
Louise Krasniewicz
The Magic of Miniature Gardens Sunday, February 16 at 12:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area Gardening in miniature is an act of magic. It lets you create scale model worlds that you may have glimpsed in a book or seen on a vacation ... [More]
 
Bruce Crawford
Container Challenge Friday, February 14 at 2:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Show Floor Living Plant Centerpieces Saturday, February 15 at 12:30pm Bouquet for the Day - Show Floor Vegetable Gardening Saturday, February 15 at... [More]
 
Anita Dafonte
Eggplants on Parade: Creating a Beautiful and Productive Vegetable Garden Friday, February 14 at 11:00am Gardeners Go To School Room Avid gardener and cook specializing in unique varieties of vegetables, Anita will have slides ... [More]
 
Kathleen Gagan
Designing Gardens with Peonies Saturday, February 15 at 11:00am Gardeners Go To School Room An in-depth pictorial lecture on how to design gardens with peonies. Includes an in-depth look at cultivar selection, siting, and desig... [More]
 
Dominick Mondi
Container Challenge Saturday, February 15 at 1:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area Tips & Tricks for Purchasing Quality Plants for Your Garden Saturday, February 15 at 2:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area About Dominick Dominick M... [More]
 
Pam Ruch
The Simple Art of Nature Journaling: Saving the Earth one page at a time Thursday, February 13 at 3:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room In this presentation I will show how to put together a basic “Nature Journaling kit.” More imp... [More]
 
Tito Wee
Container Irrigation: A Plant Grower's Best Friend Saturday, February 15 at 3:30pm 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
Beginning Honey Friday, February 14 at 11:45am Gourmet & Grape Area Pollinators Friday, February 14 at 1:00pm Gardeners Go To School Room About Lorette After a long career in network system administration and clinical e... [More]
 
Lynne Dodson
Anyone Can Arrange Flowers Friday, February 14 at 3:30pm Bouquet For The Day Area In Lynne's presentation, she'll prove to you that flower arranging is much easier than many people think. Using flower holders, she'll demonstra... [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]
 
Ruby C. Cramer
I've Got Worms:The Delights of Vermicomposting Thursday, February 13 at 2:30pm This session will demonstrate how to construct and maintain a wormery as well as the special benefits and ease of vermicomposting. About Ruby R. C... [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 14 at 12:00pm 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]
 
Tom Amabile
All About Wine Friday, February 14 at 12:45pm Gourmet & Grape - Main Floor Tom's presentation will include: oak barrels, natural wood cork and the different types of wine glasses. About Tom Amabile Tom Amabile, owner of C... [More]
 
Diane Wilkerson
Roses, Naturally Friday, February 15 at 11:30am 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 rose... [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 14 at 11:30am Saturday, February 15 at 11:30am Sunday, February 16 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area “Dueling Designers” contest on Friday through Sunday features Garden Club of New Jers... [More]
 
Florence Leyssene
Dueling Designers Friday, February 14 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Compl... [More]
 
Deirdre Gross
Dueling Designers Sunday, February 16 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Comple... [More]
 
Patti Bowman
Dueling Designers Saturday, February 15 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Comp... [More]
 
Monika Karoly
Dueling Designers Saturday, February 15 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Comp... [More]
 
Renee Waite
Dueling Designers Sunday, February 16 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area The contestants in the “Dueling Designers” contest will be presented with surprise identical floral materials to create a design in short order. Comple... [More]
 
Debbie Moran
Dueling Designers Friday, February 14 at 11:30am Bouquet For The Day Area 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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