Thursday, 15 November 2018

Home improvement, garden design experts speak at Eugene home show

Home, garden experts featured in Lane Events Center at the fairgrounds Oct. 12-14

About 30 free seminars related to home and garden upgrades are scheduled for the 36th Annual Lane County Home Improvement Show this Friday-Sunday, Oct. 12-14, at the fairgrounds’ Lane Events Center in Eugene.

The seminars will be conducted on two stages:

Project Stage: Room 4-West off the South Lobby;

Remodel it Now! Stage: Room 4-East off the South Hall.

Friday, Oct. 12

6 p.m. “Inspiration to Perspiration: Design Your Garden Through Travel Memories & Photos.” Project Stage; by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, APLD, NCIDQ, and author of “Understanding Garden Design: The Complete Handbook for Aspiring Designers.”

6 p.m. “Bringing it All Together: Remodeling Around the House.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Gregory Thomas, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling.

7 p.m. “Paving Stone Installation.” Project Stage; by Colin Domaschofsky, Western Interlock.

7 p.m. “Kitchen Remodels — Designs to Budgets.” Ten winners of $100 goodie bag. Remodel it Now! Stage; by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design.

Saturday, Oct. 13

11 a.m. “Paving Stone Installation.” Project Stage; by Colin Domaschofsky, Western Interlock.

11 a.m. “Kitchen Remodeling Inspiration & Case Studies.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Stefanie Rotella, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling.

Noon. “Design Ideas for Renovating a Tired Garden: Develop an Eye for Editing Established Gardens.” Project Stage; by Vanessa Gardner Nagel, APLD, NCIDQ and author of “Understanding Garden Design: The Complete Handbook for Aspiring Designers.”

Noon. “Bathroom Remodeling Inspiration and Case Studies.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Magda Zafer, Neil Kelly Design/Build Remodeling.

1 p.m. “Preparing for Storms — Detecting Tree Hazards.” Project Stage; by Alby Thoumsin, certified arborist, Sperry Tree Care.

1 p.m. “Outdoor Space Remodeling: Making Rooms in the Landscape.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Jon Clark & Ali McQueen, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction.

2 p.m. “The Best Small Trees Play Big Roles.” Project Stage; by Mary-Kate Mackey, award-winning garden writer.

2 p.m. “Furnishing Your Home: A New Look, A New Design.” Prize: one winner of floor lamp. Remodel it Now! Stage; by Jessica Hardman, interior designer, La-Z-Boy Furniture Gallery of Eugene.

3 p.m. “Container Gardening — Tips, Tools & Soil.” Project Stage; by OSU Extension Master Gardeners.

3 p.m. “Energy Efficient Building with Insulated Concrete Forms.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Dave Gowers, Cascade ICF.

4 p.m. “Birding in Autumn: Watch & Enjoy!” Project Stage; by Rose Britton, Lane County Audubon Society.

4 p.m. “The Truth & Myths about Quartz, Stone & Granite Countertops.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Laureen Youngblood, American Home & Stone.

5 p.m. “Get Ready for Spring: How to Clean & Sharpen Hand Tools.” Project Stage; by OSU Extension Master Gardeners.

5 p.m. “Kitchen Remodels — Designs to Budgets.” Ten winners of $100 goodie bag. Remodel it Now! Stage; by Ericka Arowcavage, Signature Kitchen & Design.

6 p.m. “Going Ductless — More Comfort, Less Money.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Ryan Gregg, ductless application specialist, The Heat Pump Store.

Sunday, Oct. 14

11 a.m. “Composting at Home— Backyards to Worm Bins.” Project Stage; by OSU Extension Master Gardeners.

11 a.m. “Going Ductless — More Comfort, Less Money.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Ryan Gregg, ductless application specialist, The Heat Pump Store.

Noon. “Midsummer Garden Nightmares — A Gardening Comedy of Errors I’ve Made So You Don’t Have To!” Project Stage; by Mary-Kate Mackey, award-winning garden writer.

Noon. “A Remodel Design Process Built for You.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Forrest Castile, Castile Construction.

1 p.m. “Winter Crops & Lasagna Compost for Next Year.” Project Stage; by John Fischer, “The Relaxed Gardener.”

1 p.m. “Latest Trends in Custom New Homes.” Remodel it Now! Stage; by Alec Dakers and Tobin Newburgh, Rainbow Valley Design & Construction.

2 p.m. “Moles, Voles & Gophers — Driving You Crazy? Tips to Regain Your Sanity & Yard!” Project Stage; by Grant Williams, Ultimate Pest Control.

2 p.m. “Creative Bathroom Remodeling —The Design and Build Process.” Remodel it Now! Stage. By Don Delaplain, Revision Design Build.

3 p.m. “Gardening for Life: Fun Tips for Gardening Smarter, Not Harder.” Project Stage; by OSU Extension Master Gardeners.

Source: https://www.registerguard.com/special/20181008/home-improvement-garden-design-experts-speak-at-eugene-home-show

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