Fall Home Show welcomes yard improvement speakers

The Fall Home Show, hosted by Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead will be Sept. 28-29 at the Fargo Civic Center. Hours are noon – 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday. Now in its 23rd year, the Fall Home Show will display a wide array of exhibits under one roof. See booths featuring contractors, flooring, siding, spas, windows, water purification, decks, heating/air conditioning, interior decorating and design, kitchen and bath design, cabinetry, plumbing, garages, basements and more. The event’s platinum sponsor is Accent Kitchen & Bath and silver sponsor is Budget Blinds of Fargo.

Both days of the show, Sept. 28-29, attendees can take part in seminars on gardening, yard improvement and kitchen and bath trends:

  • Friday: Cass County Extension Horticulture Agent Todd Weinmann will address winterizing gardens and tips to make your garden healthier. He will also cover planting of and care for garlic, tulips and other hardy bulbs. Weinmann has worked for North Dakota State University for eight years with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in horticulture.
  • Saturday: Horticulturist, Landscape Designer and Author Joel Karsten of Roseville, Minn., will cover landscape lighting and its ability to add night beauty to your home as well as improve nighttime safety and security; composting through all four seasons; creating outdoor focal points including water features, specialty lighting, art and sculpture applications; and designing/building an outdoor fireplace for a northern climate. He has a bachelor’s degree in horticulture science and is a Certified Nursery Professional through the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association. Adding to his academics, Karsten’s childhood was spent on a tree nursery and crop farm in southwestern Minnesota.

    Fall Home Show welcomes Horticulturist, Landscape Designer, Author Joel Karsten.

“Gardening is in my blood,” he says. “The knowledge through lifelong lessons gained from spending time with my grandma, Josephine, and my father, ‘Big’ Glen, far surpass what I learned in school.”

  • Both days: Accent Kitchen & Bath will offer seminars on kitchen and bath remodeling trends.

Check www.hbafm.com for a seminar schedule, or pick up the show guide in The Forum Sept. 23 or available at Hornbacher’s Sept. 24.

Lake Agassiz Habitat for Humanity will offer kids projects throughout show hours allowing children to construct projects provided by Lowe’s Home Improvement.

Admission is $3. Parking is free and convenient. Children younger than age 14 will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Look for a $1-off admission coupon in the show guide inserted Sept. 23 in The Forum. Starting Sept. 24, the coupon will be available at www.hbafm.com and show guides will be available at Hornbacher’s. New two-for-one admission hours will run 2 – 5 p.m. Friday ($1-off admission coupon not valid during this time).

Call (701) 232-5846 or visit www.hbafm.com for more information on exhibiting in the show.

The HBA of F-M is a non-profit trade association of just under 800 members that has been in existence since 1956. Its mission is to provide quality services, benefits and education to members and the community while representing the collective interests of the home building industry. Its public events include the Spring Parade of Homes, Fall Parade of Homes, Remodeled Home Tour, Red River Valley Home & Garden Show and the Fall Home Show.

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