14th Annual North Metro Home & Garden Show scheduled Feb. 25

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The cities of Mounds View, Blaine, and Fridley, Minnesota, are co-sponsors of the 14th Annual North Metro Home & Garden Show.

This community event will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Schwan Center, 1750 – 105th Avenue Northeast, Blaine. There is no admission, which showcases local specialists providing everything you need—including inspiration and financing—for remodeling or improving your home and yard.

Exhibitor co-sponsors this year are Trio Landscaping, SMW Federal Credit Union, Renewal by Andersen, and the Center for Energy & Environment. Billboard advertising is provided by Clear Channel Outdoor.

Features of the North Metro Home & Garden Show include informative seminars, door prize drawings that take place periodically during the show, and a Sponsors Treasure Hunt with a chance to win a $50 VISA gift card. We’re also offering a Kids Activity Center with fun crafts, and a face painter from 9:30 – 1:30.

“We are excited about the seminars we are offering this year,” said event coordinator Marsha Wagner. “Becky and Jeff Chudek of Inspired Design Landscapes are presenting two: ‘Create Your Own Pond on Your Patio or Beyond’ and ‘Top Ten Tips to Keep Your Garden Looking Tip Top,’ where you can bring in your gardening challenges and receive free expert advice. Master Gardener Kim Sullivan will help you ‘Build-Your-Own Lazy Lawn Care Guide’ and Tony Enger, Harrison Electric, will help you decide if it’s time to replace that old appliance in his seminar, ‘What Can You Learn From Your Electric Bill?’ Greg Bergeron, Coon Rapids Home Depot, will help you with your ‘Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling Projects,’ and Amber Schafer, Sherwin Williams, will show you the latest color and design trends in ‘Decorative Painting Techniques.’ All seminars last about an hour, and will include time for Q&A.” For the full seminar schedule with times and descriptions, please see the show’s website: www.northmetrohomeandgarden.com.

The North Metro Home and Garden Show is a community event for the residents of Blaine, Fridley and Mounds View as well as surrounding communities.

While the North Metro Home and Garden Show is held in Blaine, attendee bags were stuffed by Girl Scout Troop 10242-Fridley, whose members will also act as greeters, handing out the programs and attendee bags. They will also sell Girl Scout cookies during the Show. Boy Scout Troop 167-Fridley will assist in our Kids Activity Center. Members of the Soil & Sunshine Garden Club provide assistance at our Door Prize Booth, and the Blaine Police Explorers provide security and parking lot monitoring during show set-up and take-down.

For information on exhibiting at this year’s show, or to be added to the mailing list for next year, please check our website, www.northmetrohomeandgarden.com, or contact Marsha Wagner at 612-338-2122 or [email protected].


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