Subaru Reserves VIP Seminar Seats for Lucky Show Attendees

Subaru Reserves VIP Seminar Seats for Lucky Show Attendees

How would you like special VIP front-row seats for some of the most popular speakers at the 2012 Northwest Flower & Garden Show? PLUS get a free, autographed copy of their books? You can if you stop by the Subaru display garden on the skybridge on the morning of each of these seminars for more information on how you could be one of four garden show attendees selected.


Subaru has reserved four VIP seats for five seminars at the garden show. The seminars are:


Steve Aitken – 2012 Show Judge & Editor, Fine Gardening magazine
Why Doesn’t My Garden Look Like That?
10 Questions to Ask About Your Garden’s Design
Wed, Feb 8 at 1 pm / Rainier Room
We have all been in and seen photos of gorgeous gardens that leave us in awe and make us wonder, “Why can’t my garden look like that?” It would be wonderful if there were a one-size-fits-all solution to garden design, but every space and every gardener is unique. Drawing on personal experience as well as his work with outstanding gardeners and designers from around the U. S., Steve Aitken, Editor of Fine Gardening, will present a series of questions to ask when considering how to improve your garden. Whether your area is sunny or shady, sloped or flat, large or small, these questions will address fundamental design issues, which, if addressed can greatly enhance a garden’s form.



Willi Evans Galloway – Author, “Grow. Cook. Eat”
Oh, Grow Up!
Get More Food by Growing Up with DIY Trellises
Wed, Feb 8 at 2 pm / DIY Stage
Growing up is the easiest way to squeeze more food into a small vegetable garden. In this hands-on workshop Willi will demonstrate how to make a super sturdy tomato cage, a pretty bamboo cage for supporting peppers, tomatoes, and eggplants, and an A-frame that cucumbers and peas love to scramble up. All of these projects can be built with basic hand tools (a power drill is optional!) and are perfect for people—like Willi—who are DIY challenged.



Joe Lamp’l – Producer and host of “Growing a Greener World” TV
Subaru Presents: Growing a Greener World
Gardening to Make a Difference
Fri, Feb 10 at 1:00 pm / Rainier Room AND
Sat, Feb 11 at 12:45 pm / Rainier Room
Based on his popular PBS television show, “Growing a Greener World” and his best-selling book, The Green Gardeners Guide, TV host Joe Lamp’l shares the most significant actions that gardeners, beginners and veterans alike, can take to make their gardens “greener” and positively impact the planet through sustainable gardening and water conservation. Find out how easy it is to make a difference!



Graham Kerr – Author & TV Star, former ‘The Galloping Gourmet’
E.G.G.S. – Eat. Grow. Gather. Share.
A Vision for 2020 – Join the EGGS Carton Club
Sat, Feb 11 at 11:15 am / Rainier Room
Graham Kerr taught America how to cook with his landmark 1969 – 1971 cooking show, “The Galloping Gourmet.” Now he has a new vision for what America eats, and how they get their food – E.G.G.S. Learn about becoming a part of the E.G.G.S movement that will be launched during the seminar. E.G.G.S. stands for “eat, grow, gather and share”. Kerr proposes that we find a total 12 neighbors with whom we become an Eggs Carton Club (12 eggs!). Members resolve to commit to over a 100% increase in their personal use of edible plant foods by 2020 by eating more, growing more, gathering together( as friends) more and sharing more with those left out in these troubled times. Kerr will discuss why this needs to happen..” ..for the common good for and by...We the People”. and provides a web source for encouragement  and guidance to begin the journey as a ” saint Augustine grassroots movement.


Subaru took us on an "Endless Journey" with their 2011 show garden. This year's theme is country western!

To see if you can be one of four lucky people to be front-row, center for these great seminars, just stop by the Subaru display garden and mention the seminar and get more information. Along with the VIP seating you will receive a complimentary autographed copy of books by Joe Lamp’l, Graham Kerr and Willi Evans Galloway.


You can also meet and chat with Joe Lamp’l after his seminars on Friday and Saturday. He’ll be heading up to the Subaru garden where you can purchase his best-selling book, The Green Gardener’s Guide: Simple, Significant Actions to Protect & Preserve our Planet and have Joe sign your book. Joe loves to talk to people about what they are doing to garden in a more sustainable and wildlife-friendly fashion. ~ Janet

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