You're Invited to the biggest garden tweeps-party of the Summer!
#gardenchat is going on tour in August visiting some of the amazing garden events across the Midwest. We are giving #gardenchat a front row seat during the LIVE via streaming video coverage.
Check out P.Allen Smiths' Visit to LaManda's Victory Garden, The Peterson Project also located in Chicago.
LIVE VIDEO COVERAGE Begins 7 P.M. CT
7-8 P.M. CT : Taking you into The Yarden (garden of LaManda Joy creator of the Award Winning Peterson Garden Project)
#gardenchat Twitter attendees will be able to ask questions and see the demonstrations and products being featured during this garden party event.
|Video Coverage from the Event
Meet the Hosts Of The Event
We Welcome the voice of radio Chicago gardening and the environment, Mike Nowak as Brenda Haas co/ host for this event.
You can follow complete coverage here as well as on Mikes site at www.mikenowak.net
Brenda Haas is the administrator of #gardenchat
*Stacey Hirvela from Proven Winners ColorChoice Shrubs will be talking about hydrangeas: caring for them, choosing the right one for your garden, and why that one you've had for years just will not bloom. Plus, she'll explain how garden centers across the country are using a new hydrangea called Invincibelle Spirit to raise money for breast cancer research.
*Chris Sabbarese from Corona Tools will introduce their latest app for iPhone, give a sneak peak of their latest pruner design for Spring 2012.
*P.Allen Smith will share a few words to the #gardenchat about gardening and his involvement with the IGC Trade Show.
*Omar Solis, Owner and Chef Guy Meikle of Nana in Chicago's historic Bridgeport neighborhood will provide farm-to-table- appetizers and talk about working with local farms to build a stronger food system.
* Live cooking in the garden demonstration from local chef that will get you cooking in your own garden.
Join in the #gardenchat fun on Twitter and watch live coverage featured on this page on August 15th and follow #IGC11 Coverage from the IGC Trade Show Floor Aug. 16-18 coming to you from the Chicago Navy Pier.
*One lucky participent will have their name drawn at the end of the #gardenchat Summer Party Event 8/15 in @TheYarden as the winner of the @Subaru_Life Tailgate Wagon. YOU MUST BE tweeting on #gardenchat during the 7 -9 p.m. CT event to be eligible to win the Subaru Wagon featured on this page!
MORE #gardenchat GIVEAWAYS :
*We have amazing garden products that are featured on this page that will be given away after the #IGC11 Event. These prizes will be given away to those who participate on the #IGC11 / #gardenchat twitter stream. The more you share the more chances you have for your name to be drawn as a winner.
WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED at Monday 8/22 during the #gardenchat hour (9-10 p.m. ET)
Winners LIST on Our BLOG 8/22
Guest at The Yarden Party will receive a goodie bag filled with gifts from these #gardenchat supporters :
@seedkeeperco , @greensoil , @liquidfence,@subaru_life,@Stark_Bros @CoronaTools, @pallensmith , @gardenshoeson ,@territorialseed @BBBseed, @Spring_Meadow
Kerrie & Carol @seedkeeperco unveiled 3 new products that were given away at the event. Participants online were eligible to win.
$50 Gift Card to be used at GardenShoesOnline.com