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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.}
  • Book Sale & Signing – 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

 

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

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Baker Morrow – Sustainability Lessons Learned from Ancient Pueblos and Early Spanish Settlers
Las Cruses Jeff Goebel – Shift Happens: Shift Happens: The Power of Consensus
Santa Fe Olivia Messinger Carril, PhD – Four Seasons Pollinator Needs
Rio Grande Bruce Milne, PhD – What’s Your Carbon Footprint?
Santa Rosa Penny Davis – Creating a Food Pantry Garden
Ballroom Expo – Seed Saving / Seed Exchange / Soil Fertility

 

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Morning Break
Gallery Silent AuctionQuilt Raffle

 

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 – Edible Landscapes
Santa Rosa Rachel Gioanni – Green Roofs
Ballroom Expo – Seed Saving / Seed Exchange / Soil Fertility

 

 

12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Ballroom Lunch      &      Book Sale and Signing 1:15pm – 2:15pm
Gallery Silent AuctionQuilt Raffle

 

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 Panel – Develop Your Own Vegetables: Purposeful Seed Saving
Santa Fe Swami Omkara – Sustainability, Resilience and Subsistence: The Permaculture
Rio Grande Olivia Messinger Carril, PhD – Four Seasons Pollinator Needs
Santa Rosa Bruce Milne, PhD – What’s your carbon footprint?

 

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Afternoon Break
Gallery Silent AuctionQuilt Raffle

 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Taos Baker Morrow – Sustainability Lessons Learned from Ancient Pueblos and Early Spanish Settlers
Las Cruses Panel – Develop Your Own Flowers: Purposeful Seed Saving
Santa Fe Tiana Baca – Desert Lessons: Water Wise Growing for Home Gardeners
Rio Grande Ashley Bennett, PhD – How to Garden for Pollinators Across the Four Seasons
Santa Rosa Brian Brown – Roadrunner Food Bank: Lessons in Sustainability
Gallery Winners for Silent Auction & Quilt Raffle Announced / Posted
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Saturday, September 1, 2018
Room Activity
Gallery Quilt and Auction Winners Pick-up and Check-out
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.