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3:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Friday, August 31, 2018
Room Activity
Lobby Conference Check-in – In the Lobby outside the Ballroom Doors
Gallery Drop-off & Setup for Silent Auction

 

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Friday Night Welcome Reception, August 31, 2018
Casa San Ysidro
973 Old Church Rd
Corrales, NM 87048
  • Includes: Heavy Hors D’oeuvres & a Cash Bar
  • Cost for Conference Attendee: Included in registration fee
  • Guests: $30 {Not appropriate for children.}

 

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Lobby Conference Check-in  – In the Lobby outside the Ballroom Doors
Ballroom Mingle
Gallery Drop-off & Setup for Silent Auction

 

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Breakfast
Gallery Drop-off & Setup for Silent Auction

 

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Keynote Speech – Jeff Goebel – Finding New Ground
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Baker Morrow – Gardens in the Sand: Early Pueblo and Spanish Landscapes in New Mexico
Las Cruses Jeff Goebel – Shift Happens: Shift Happens: The Power of Consensus
Santa Fe Olivia Messinger Carril, PhD – Native Bees
Rio Grande Bruce Milne, PhD – What’s your carbon footprint?
Santa Rosa Penny Davis, PhD – Starting Your Own Community Garden
Ballroom Seed Saving & Seed Exchange
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Morning Break
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Judith Phillips – Climate-Resilient Plants; Maybe Not What Your Grandma Grew
Las Cruses John Zarola – Home Composting
Santa Fe Ashley Bennett, PhD – How to Garden for Pollinators Across the Four Seasons
Rio Grande Eric Garretson – Beyond Edible Landscaping, Health and Well-Being in Your Backyard
Santa Rosa Rachel Gioanni – Green Roofs
Ballroom Seed Saving & Seed Exchange
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Lunch
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Judith Phillips – Climate -Resilient Plants; Maybe Not What Your Grandma Grew
Las Cruses Vickie Peck, PhD – Growing Plants with Microbes for the Last 470 Million Year
Santa Fe Olivia Messinger Carril, PhD – Native Bees
Rio Grande Brian Brown – Roadrunner Food Bank: Lessons in Sustainability
Santa Rosa TBD
Ballroom Extending Seasons Enhancing Fertility Expo
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Afternoon Break
Gallery Silent Auction – Quilt Raffle – Photo Contest

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Baker Morrow – Gardens in the Sand: Early Pueblo and Spanish Landscapes in New Mexico
Las Cruses Tiana Baca – Desert Lessons: Water Wise Growing for Home Gardeners
Santa Fe Ashley Bennett, PhD – How to Garden for Pollinators Across the Four Seasons
Rio Grande TBD
Santa Rosa Extension Agent Roundtable
Ballroom Extending Seasons Enhancing Fertility Expo
Gallery Winners for Silent Auction, Photo Contest and Quilt Raffle Announced / Posted

 

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Saturday Night Dinner
Viñedo Pájaro Azul
2004 Calle de Alondra NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
Includes: Dinner, with music, vineyard tour and cash bar.
Cost: $40 per person {Not appropriate for children.}

 

9:00 AM – 12 Noon – Sunday, September 2, 2018

You can go to the gardens in any order you choose.

Garden Tour

Rio Rancho Water Wise Garden
950 Pine Tree Road SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Desert Oasis Teaching Gardens
6400 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Seed2Need Garden
176 Manierre Road
“One lot east of 176 Manierre Road”
Corrales, NM 87048

There will be Sandoval County Master Gardeners and staff at each of the gardens to guide you, answer your questions and help to make your visit a worthwhile and enjoyable learning experience.