Garden Happenings: Home & Garden Shows

Garden Showcase at Cleveland's Great Big Home & Garden Show

         By Teresa Woodard

Hold your breath. Make a wish. Count to three, and enter a world of pure imagination at an upcoming home and garden show.  Over the next eight weeks, Midwestern expo centers will be transformed into blooming gardens filled with a bounty of ideas for the upcoming growing season. Cleveland hosts the region’s first show featuring gardens designed around classic TV shows like “Cheers”, “Green Acres” and “Fantasty Island”. The Central Ohio Home & Garden show will celebrate Columbus’s bicentennial by showcasing the city’s landmarks in the exhibitors’ landscape designs.  At the Chicagoland Flower and Garden Show, plants will take center stage with a Hort Couture theme tying colors and textures of the fashion and plant worlds. The beloved Cincinnati Flower Show won’t resume in 2012; instead, the Cincinnati Horticultural Society is planning several smaller garden-inspired activities.  Check the speaker line-up for each show at the links below.

2 responses to “Garden Happenings: Home & Garden Shows

  1. Our own blogger Michael Leach will be speaking at the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show: “Landscape 101 Garden Tour” on Tues., Feb. 28 at 6 p.m.

  2. Debra Knapke

    Just received my Dispatch Home and Garden magazine this morning and saw that Michael wrote an article that showcased the display gardens by local Landscape Design Build firms. Can’t wait to see them next weekend!

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