Bloomin in the Bay

April 27, 2013 all-day
Ed Leamon Park
522 Dave Creek Parkway
Fairfield Bay, AR 72088
Sheryl Paxton501.884.6008E-mail

Poster smallHave a Green Thumb? Join us in the spring for Bloomin’ in the Bay, a gardeners workshop & sale. Work one-on-one with a master gardener, view or join in on the showcase presentation with Janet Carson – of various tips and tricks from this professional. Enjoy music, arts, craft and delicious foods.

Admission: Free

  • Van Buren County Master Gardener’s Annual Plant Sale
  • Arts and craft vendors
  • Ed Leamon Park, and Janet Carson will be there for all your gardening and planting questions
  • Delicious foods and entertainment

Event Schedule


Plant Sale
8:00am – 1:00pm Van Buren County Master Gardener’s Plant Sale
Arts and Entertainment
8:00-10:00 Jelize Rose Musical Performers
10:00am Still on the Hill Preview
11:00am Still on the Hill Preview
Noon Sounds of Praise Concert
4:30pm Art Display – IHCC
6:00pm Still on the Hill Concert – IHCC
For the Kids
10:00am – 1:00pm For the Kids – face painting, chalk art walk, plant your own flower, scavenger hunt, Create your own Garden Sticker Craft
1:00pm For the Kids – I Spy! Nature Walk
2:00pm For the Kids – Puppet Show
Nature Tour
2:00pm Guided Nature Tour through the Bay – Tom Welch
Tips & Tricks for the Garden
10:20am Gardening Tips & Tricks – Janet Carson
11:20am Irrigation Techniques – Bob Berdine
11:40am Garden Photography – Lee Phillips
1:00pm Arkansas Butterflys, plant to draw butterflies into your garden – Ruth Andre
1:30pm All About Gourd Art, transforming a moldy gourd into a beautiful work of art – Gay Coe
2:00pm Keeping the “white man’s flies”, the art of keeping bees – Eddie Watkins
2:30pm Creating Pottery for the Garden – Linda Lorenz
3:00pm Wreaths from Grapevines, make a beautiful creation from vines – Betty Murie
3:30pm Chimney Swift Towers, purpose, history and future of chimney swift towers in Arkansas

Questions / Comments?