Straw Bale Gardening is a simply a different type of container gardening. The main difference is that the container is actually the straw bale itself, held together with two or three strings, the outside crust of the bale serves as the container.
The Renegade Gardener “Don Engebretson” is one of America’s best-known gardening authorities who has been seen on PBS, HGTV & DIY Network. His opinionated work as a garden writer for national publications has won him six national writing awards. Don will be doing daily presentations on Common Gardening Myths and the Mayhem They Cause and Yes You Can! Landscape Design for Homeowners.
“Master” Sand Sculptor Ted Siebert is an artist by background and training. Ted discovered that sand sculpting is the ideal combination of art and sport. As co-captain of the competitive team “Totally in Sand”, he has helped set eight-world records, duly noted by Guinness World Records. He is a World Champion, North American Champion, Canadian Champion, and holds titles as U.S. National and Canadian National Champion. Ted is also the author of the acclaimed “The Art of Sand Castling” and “The Sandcastle in a Box”.