September 22 - 24, 2017 | Myrtle Beach Convention Center

Schedule

Friday, September 22nd

12:00 PM  

How to Become a Clemson Extension Master Gardener – Clemson University Extension Service offers the citizens of South Carolina the Master Gardener Course.  This 14-week course is taught at the Horry County Extension Office in Conway each spring, meeting 1 day a week for 3 hours.  Enrollees learn all the aspects of gardening along the coastal regions of North and South Carolina.  After successfully completing the course and the required volunteer community service, you will be awarded the title of Clemson Extension Master Gardener.   At this seminar you will learn more about the program as well as meeting local Master Gardeners.

 by Gary Forrester, Clemson Extension Service

1:00 PM Updating Tips to Add Style and Value to Your Home – There’s no better time to update your home than the present!  Whether you’re planning a complete remodel or a quick refresh, it’s important to stay with styles that have longevity and add value.  Learn the difference between fads and trends.  Hear how colors can affect your mood.  Know the latest in kitchen and bath materials, lighting and flooring.  In all your updating, keep resale in mind!

By Joan Inglis, Carolina Spaces

 

2:00 PM Building & Maintaining Water Gardens – Design the perfect low maintenance water feature for your home.  Eco balance is the key!

By:  Gil Belcher, G & D Aquatics

 3:00 PM  Herbs 101 – Herbs can be utilized in the landscape is a variety of ways.  Culinary herbs can be grown to allow for fresh herbs to be used in cooking.  Herbs can be grown as decorative ornamentals as well as providing a food and nectar source for may butterflies and beneficial insects.  At this seminar you will learn what herbs will grow well in our climate as well as how to care from them.

By Gary Forrester, Clemson Extension Service

Saturday, September 23rd

12:00 PM Fallspice Chocolate Whoopie Pies – What’s not to love when you pair fall spices and chocolate.  Join Chef Blount as he prepares this delicious treat.

By Chef Geoff Blount, International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach

1:00 PM Solar 201 – Installing different Grid-Tied and Off Grid Solar Energy Systems for your Home.

By Nick Safay, Solar Program Outreach Coordinator

2:00 PM Passion Fruit Marshmallow Lollipops – Watch Chef Blount demonstrate how to make this fun and tasty treat.

By Chef Geoff Blount, International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach

3:00 PM Updating Tips to Add Style and Value to Your Home – There’s no better time to update your home than the present!  Whether you’re planning a complete remodel or a quick refresh, it’s important to stay with styles that have longevity and add value.  Learn the difference between fads and trends.  Hear how colors can affect your mood.  Know the latest in kitchen and bath materials, lighting and flooring.  In all your updating, keep resale in mind!

By Joan Inglis, Carolina Spaces

Sunday, September 24th

1:00 PM Pecan Cream Tartlets – In this culinary demo, Chef Blount shows you how to prepare this Southern creation.

By Chef Geoff Blount, International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach

2:00 PM DIY Ottoman – A demonstration of how to turn repurposed materials into a stylish ottoman.

By April Holiday and Debbie Duncan, Reflections Home Design

3:00 PM Container Gardening – Containers can be a valuable tool for any gardener limited by space or poor soil conditions.  A wide variety of plants can be grown in containers ranging from annual ad perennial flowers to any type of vegetable adapted to your climate.  At this seminar you will learn all the ins and outs of successful container gardening.  By Gary Forrester, Clemson Extension Service
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Joan Inglis, owner of Carolina Spaces, is an internationally recognized, award winning model home merchandiser, interior designer, and home staging professional. She has worked with national, regional and local homebuilders for more than 20 years, and is a licensed Realtor®/Broker in SC and NC, and a professional speaker and writer. She is dedicated to continuing education in her field of design/real estate/ buyer psychology. Having directly assisted homebuyers shopping for and purchasing new construction, Joan has a unique understanding regarding model home merchandising. She creates models that are not merely “decorated,” but are prepared to appeal to the widest, most diverse range of buyers in the particular targeted demographic. Joan has worked directly with custom homebuilders and remodelers reviewing home plans and making recommendations to avoid design imperfections. She also selects pre construction materials and finishes for builders and buyers. She has achieved the highest designation in the home staging industry, Accredited Staging Professional Master®, and was awarded The Barb Schwarz ASPM® Staging Excellence Award – the industry’s highest international award. Joan has won Best Interior Merchandising from HBASC and NCHBA, as well as many regional and local staging and design awards. Carolina Spaces serves the entire southeast. Contact Joan at 1-855-SPACES-5 or visit www.CarolinaSpaces.com.

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Gary Forrester, Regional Senior Extension Agent
Horticulture Program Team, Georgetown County Cooperative Extension Office, Horry County Cooperative Extension Office, Master Gardner

Garry Forrester became a Clemson Extension horticulturalist in 1990 and has been a MG coordinator for several years, certifying more than 500 local citizens as Master Gardeners. He has contributed to many Extension publications, including SC Master Gardener Training Manual, Home Law Care, Coast-A-Syst, Carolina Yards and Neighborhoods, Life at the Water’s Edge, Conserving Water in Your Landscape, Balancing Nature in Your Landscape, and Creating an Environmentally Responsible Landscape.

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Geoffrey Blount, CEPC, WCMPC, MBA teaches Baking & Pastry Arts (BPA) in the Carolinas. He graduated from CPCC in 1995 after earning an AAS degree in Culinary Arts. Chef Blount also attended the French Pastry School in Chicago. A member of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) and the 2012 Chef Educator of the Year, Geoff has earned numerous awards including Best Pastry Shop-2005 & 2006, Top Ten Charlotte Chefs-2004 and his dessert creations were featured at both the 2004 and 2005 James Beard Dinners.

Between 1992 and 2016, Chef Blount has won over 40 ACF medals for the Hot Food, Bread, Chocolate, Pastry and Cold-Food categories in competitions throughout the east, including NC, Tennessee, and Washington DC. His professional career includes stints as Pastry Chef, Executive Chef and Owner in top hotels, shops and clubs throughout the southeastern United States. Chef Blount is also the North American Ambassador for Callebaut.

The 2017 Fall Home Improvement & Outdoor Living Show is brought to you by the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association (HGHBA), a professional membership organization of 500 member firms representing all facets of the building industry.

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