Ideas Sharing Sessions

The Landscape Show's Ideas Sharing Sessions give show attendees the option to hear from peers and experts on some of the latest trends and topics within the industry. Sessions are intended to be 30 minutes and take place at the Trends Stage Garden Area. Sessions are open to all show attendees.

2017's sessions are being planned. Here's a glimpse at the 2016 line-up:

Thursday, September 15:

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session A: Savor the Flavor
Session Leader: Jerry Frye, Fruit & Spice Garden

Session B:Hops Production and Brewing Tips: Florida Style
Session Leader: Dr. Brian Pearson, UF/IFAS

3:30 – 4 p.m.

Session A: Are Edibles in Your Future?
Session Leader: Robert Bowden, Harry P. Leu Gardens Session

B:Touchy, Feely Plants
Session Leader: Tristen Bowen, Marriott Vacation Club

Friday, September 16:

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session A:Sense–sational Children’s Gardens
Session Leader: Greg Kramer, Bok Tower Gardens

Session B: Plants That Add Scents to the Garden
Session Leader: Susan League, Sumter County Extension Service, UF/IFAS

3:30 – 4 p.m.

Session A:Wellness Gardening – The Healing Power of Plants
Session Leader: Dr. Charles Guy, UF/IFAS

Session B: Sense–sational Children’s Gardens
Session Leader: Greg Kramer, Bok Tower Gardens

Saturday, September 17:

10 – 10:30 a.m.

Session A: Repurposed Art in the Garden
Session Leader: Cindy Hall, EcoSolutions Marketing, Inc.

Session B:New Color Trends for Plants
Session Leader: Kelly Greer, Orange County Extension Service, UF/IFAS


For more in-depth education options: The Knowledge College brings you 18 amazing, unique, hands-on workshops to help keep you in-step with industry competition. Choose one or multiple workshops to build a program that is tailor-made to meet your needs. Sessions are just $75 per workshop (if pre-registered) or $90 per workshop thereafter – with three session exceptions. Two, all-day sessions are priced at $200 (if pre-regsitered) or $225 thereafter and the FCLD (FNGLA Certified Landscape Designer) workshop is specially-priced at $50 (if pre-registered) or $75 thereafter.

>>> See The Knowledge College session line-up.