I am so excited because it is my turn to give back
to some of you gardening bloggers and to thank
you for your friendship and garden advice.
The Central Ohio Gardening Show will soon be here
and I am getting so excited since I have saw all that
will be there this year and cannot wait to get there.
The show will kick off on Saturday February 27 and run
through Sunday March 7th at the Expo Center in
Columbus, Ohio, spanning two weeks.
Show hours are Saturdays 10 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Sundays
11 am.- 6 p.m.; Closed Monday. Tuesday and
Thursday 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Wednesday and
Friday Noon – 9 p.m..
Tickets are $10 for adults. Children ages 12 and under
are admitted free.
Here is where I can give back to you.
I am happy to announce a ticket giveaway for free
admittance to the garden show.
The kind folks from the Columbus Dispatch Newspaper
have given me tickets and I am passing them on to you.
All you have to do is contact me and tell me if you would
like to have two tickets and I will get back to you for
There are no gimmicks and no drawing will be held.
I have 8 tickets so it will be first come first serve
until they are gone.
Just go to the contact button on the left hand column
and let me know and you may be the one to get
two FREE tickets.
Believe me once you attend the Central Ohio Home &
Garden you will always come back again.
I attended the Central Ohio Garden Show last year for the
first time and I was simply amazed and in awe at the displays.
I am waiting in great anticipation for this years show because
it looks to be another great show.
The Theme of the show is “ Art in Bloom” so with this as
the theme it is bound to be dazzling.
With 14 large sized gardens with garden companies
' themes ranging from Monet-style,
French Riviera Architecture, Art Nouveau and more!
This year's show is sure to blow all of the past shows away,
with more exhibitors, gardens and talent than ever before!
Many of the garden exhibitors will also be featuring edible elements within their gardens, ranging from vegetable and
herb gardens to honey in beehives. You don't want to miss
out on the beautiful plant textures, colors and newest
gardening accessories this year!
More than 400 exhibits and attractions will be featured.
Meet acclaimed garden writer Tracy DiSabato-Aust!
Tracy DiSabato-Aust will wow Home & Garden Show guests with her horticultural knowledge and vibrant stage presence when she appears at the 2010 Central Ohio Home & Garden Show, presented by PNC.
DiSabato-Aust takes the Garden Stage at 1 and 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010. During her appearances, DiSabato-Aust will offer tips for making your garden the best it can be. She'll also answer questions and sign autographs following each appearance.
DiSabato-Aust has authored three popular gardening books: The Well-Tended Perennial Garden, dubbed "the bible of perennial maintenance"; The Well-Designed Mixed Garden, which demystifies garden design; and High Impact, Low Care Garden Plants: Tough But Beautiful Plants Anyone Can Grow.
Also Shane Tallant, host of HGTV’s “Designed to Sell”
MEET Shane Tallant, host of HGTV's Designed To Sell,
appears at the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show, presented
by PNC, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.
As host of Designed To Sell, Tallant shares tips from the
experts, offering trade secrets for transforming your
home from drab and ordinary to being capable of
retrieving top dollar in less than a week -- all with a
budget of just $2,000.
Tallant will share behind-the-scenes stories from the
popular HGTV show and offer interior design and home improvement ideas and tips. You'll leave the show armed
with ways to increase your home's value -- all without
breaking the bank.
Tallant also will answer audience questions and sign
autographs following each appearance.
Also added this year, two cake decorating contests to
the line up!
The Dispatch Amateur Cake Decorating Contest will occur
on Sunday, Feb. 28; A Professional Cake Decorating Contest
will occur Sunday, March 7.
Special guest judges for the professional contest will include
Food Network's Ace of Cakes stars Geof Manthorne and
Mary Alice Yeskey. They will take the the Home Idea
Center Stage at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 7, 2010.
KIDS DAY, Sunday, Feb. 28: with Kids Korner activities
presented by WWHO, from 11a.m.-1 p.m. with mascot;
Columbus Zoo animals from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Other special appearances will include: Diana Garber of
Intuitive Concepts , Robin Davis of the Dispatch kitchen,
Academy Jill Jacobs Young Chefs Academy , Keith Adams
of Tip Top Kitchen & Cocktails , Jamie More and
Adam Welly of Wayward Seed Farm , Karen Ricker of
the Metro Parks and Guy Lane of Outdoor Living.
Appearances from my own Hocking County area
will be Chef Anthony Schultz Exec. Chef from
Inn & Spa at Cedar Falls and …..
Our own Artist Jean Magdich of Hocking House Gardens.
I have show Jean’s lovely hand made garden pottery in
previous postings. Her talent is limitless.
So it is going to be a show packed with Artist’s and Artistry.
So you if would like to attend and see all of the beauty and
join in the fun please contact me.
Everyone Do Not Miss The Central Ohio
Home and Garden Show!