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Post  tomperrin 1/29/2012, 4:02 pm


Expert gardener to speak at Florida fair


Published: Sunday, January 29, 2012

Gerbasi, Chris

The creator and founder of square-foot gardening, Mel Bartholomew, will be the headline speaker at the Central Florida Landscape & Garden Fair.

The fair is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 11, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 12 at Ferran Park in Eustis.......................

http://www.dailycommercial.com/News/LakeCounty/011912gardenfair
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Post  shannon1 1/30/2012, 3:00 am

I would love to see Mel but I live in St.Augustine Fl and my poor old 84' Relient won't make it. If anyone is planning on going from the Jax, St. Augustine area I would love to hitch a ride. I'll fill your gas tank and buy you lunch:D . please PM me if that sounds like a plan.
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Post  shannon1 1/30/2012, 3:34 am

I e-mailed lake county as to the time and date Mel will be speaking as I could not find that information. Hope they will respond soon. Anyone out there in forum land know?
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Post  tomperrin 1/30/2012, 7:08 am

Mel Bartholomew and Square Foot Gardening

When:
Thursday, February 09, 2012

Time:
7 p.m.

Where:
Cooper Memorial Library
2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont

Cost:
Free

http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/calendar/event_details.aspx?EventID=11538
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Post  shannon1 1/31/2012, 12:28 am

thanks for finding that for me 7pm might be a little late to find a ride all the way to Eustis darn it.
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Post  shannon1 1/31/2012, 12:48 am

Ok hold the phone I see he will also be at Lady Lake Public Library, in Lady Lake on the 8th at 6:30pm.
http://www.lakecountyfl.gov/calendar/event_details.aspx?EventID=11537 I think from the news info you posted he must be appearing at the Eustis fair grounds also I will keep looking.
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Post  EatYourVeggies 1/31/2012, 1:00 am

shannon1 wrote:thanks for finding that for me 7pm might be a little late to find a ride all the way to Eustis darn it.

Just a thought Shannon, but for a few more bucks, couldn't you rent a little import? I don't know the distance, but it seems like it may be worth it. Maybe then you could even have someone ride with you, and they could help with gas. Wink
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Post  shannon1 1/31/2012, 1:09 am

That would be a great idea if I had a credit card:(
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Post  EatYourVeggies 1/31/2012, 1:34 am

shannon1 wrote:That would be a great idea if I had a credit card:(
Believe it or not, I actually hesitated with my suggestion, anticipating that might be the case. I'd like to meet Mel and hear his presentation. I can certainly feel your frustration.
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Post  shannon1 1/31/2012, 2:48 am

I am confident if it is ment to happen it will.
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Post  tomperrin 1/31/2012, 9:22 am

It sure would be nice for all of us if Mel's speaking schedule was placed on the Forum well in advance.

Perhaps as a sticky somewhere.
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Post  tomperrin 1/31/2012, 4:29 pm

Hosted by the Garden Club of Indian River County as a way to raise money to support the organization's civic projects, Gardenfest!

Horticulture enthusiasts will flock to Vero Beach's Gardenfest! this weekend .......
http://www.tcpalm.com/news/2012/jan/30/horticulture-enthusiasts-will-flock-to-vero-this/
Time and date not given for Mel's appearance.





IF YOU GO

What: Gardenfest!

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 4; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 5

Where: Riverside Park, 3250 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach

Admission: Free

Information: 772-567-4602 772-567-4602 www.gardenclubofirc.org
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Post  shannon1 2/2/2012, 6:52 am

[quote="tomperrin"]It sure would be nice for all of us if Mel's speaking schedule was placed on the Forum well in advance.

Perhaps as a sticky somewhere.[/quote+1 I looked in the "where's Mel?" section of the website proper and could not find it there either.
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Post  RoOsTeR 2/2/2012, 7:47 am

We typically make an announcement when the foundation requests us to do so. You can also go to the "website" link in the green menu bar to go directly to the foundation to check for dates.
Mel's website doesn't typically announce his speakings either. Smile

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Post  shannon1 2/6/2012, 4:14 am

Looks like I am going to miss the Eustis show:( but for those that can go Mel will be at the expert tent.
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Post  BillOcala 2/15/2012, 5:50 pm

I just got started on this forum but I could have signed him up for a speaking date in Ocala. Our facility is always looking for speakers for one thing or another...
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