UACES Facebook Mark your calendar: the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show will be here before you know it

Mark your calendar: the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show will be here before you know it

By Ryan McGeeney
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Nov. 21, 2018 

Fast Facts:

  • March 1-3, 2019, at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds
  • Speaker line-up featuring Janet Carson, Chris Hiryak, Carol Guffey and more
  • Click here to purchase tickets online 

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LITTLE ROCK – This holiday season, make your presents about being present.  As the temperatures drop and we see the occasional dusting of snow, remember: spring is around the corner, and the 2019 Arkansas Flower and Garden Show will be here before you know it.

Living Color Logo

The theme for the 2019 show, scheduled March 1-3 at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds, is “Living Color.” Single-day tickets are $10 for adults; children 12 years of age and younger get in free.

“AFGS make great stocking stuffers for the garden enthusiast in your life,” said Mary Beth Rogers, executive director for the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show. “Spending time with loved ones enjoying the inspiring garden displays, train garden, and shopping our vendors makes a great way to spend a day making memories.” 

2019 will be the show’s second consecutive year at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. The location proved to be a great success during the 2018, with free, ample parking and several locations for speakers and how-to demonstrations. 2019 will also mark the third year for the Landscape Challenge, which allows local landscapers to compete in creating beautiful landscapes as they race the clock in front of show attendees. 

While speakers are still being added to the 2019 line-up, the list already includes Janet Carson, long time Master Gardener and author of the well-known “In the Garden” column, Chris Hiryak of Little Rock Urban Farming and forester Caroll Guffey. 

To learn more about the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show, visit www.argardenshow.org

 

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.  

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.   

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Media Contact: Ryan McGeeney
Communication Services
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2120
rmcgeeney@uaex.edu     
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