About our Shows

Show Dates:

Jackson

March 17, 18, & 19, 2017 MS Trade Mart (State Fairgrounds)
   

Admission Price

  Jackson: $6.00 Adults; Children 15 & Under Free; Free Parking
Sponsors:

Jackson Show Hours:

  • Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Jackson Other Information:

  • Admission price is per day.
  • Stroller friendly show. No wagons please.
  • Food concessions available.
  • Seminars are free with paid admission.
  • Customer Holding Area available: check in the products you buy and continue shopping without having to carry your purchases around. Once you are finished shopping, you can drive around and have your purchases loaded in your vehicle. It’s like valet for your plants!
  • Mississippi State University Extension Service will be on hand at both shows to answer questions and test your soil.

 

Directions:

Jackson Garden Extravaganza

Mississippi Trade Mart 1207 Mississippi Street, Jackson, MS 39202. The facility is located on the State Fairgrounds in Jackson, MS.
  • From I-55: Exit onto High Street (Exit 96B); take a left at the 2nd light. The Coliseum will be directly ahead; the Trade Mart will be the building on the left.
  • From I-20: Exit onto I-55 North. Less than one mile, you will exit onto High Street (Exit 96B). Take a left at the 2nd light. The Coliseum will be directly ahead; the Trade Mart will be the building on the left.
  • From I-49 South: Exit I-20 West. Less than one mile, you will exit onto I-55North. Exit onto High Street (Exit 96B). Take a left at the 2nd light. The Coliseum will be directly ahead; the Trade Mart will be the building on the left.

 

2017 Jackson Seminar List:

Friday, March 17, 2017

10:30 “Kokedama: Japanese String Gardens”

Kandiace Gray Brown, Extension Associate, Mississippi State University Extension

11:45 “Hot Plants for 2017!”

Dr. Geoff Denny, Horticulture Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension

1:00 “Tillandsia-Outer Space for Inner Space”

Michael Seal, Owner of The Funny Farm, Bromeliad Expert

2:15 “Blooms, Birds and Butterflies”

Norman Winter ‘The Garden Guy’, Author, Speaker, UGA Coastal Georgia Bontanical Gardens Director

3:30 “Solving Common Garden Problems with the Plant Doctor” Dr. Alan Henn, ‘The Plant Doctor’, MSU Extension Plant Pathologist

 

Saturday, March 18, 2017

10:30 “Kokedama: Japanese String Gardens”

Kandiace Gray Brown, Extension Associate, Mississippi State University Extension

11:45 “Hot Plants for 2017!”

Dr. Geoff Denny, Horticulture Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension

1:00 “Blooms, Birds and Butterflies”

Norman Winter ‘The Garden Guy’, Author, Speaker, UGA Coastal Georgia Bontanical Gardens Director

2:15 “Creative Containers for your Tablescapes” Nichole Bush, Owner of Blooms and Bushes

3:30 “Take the Sting Out of Fire Ants

Dr. Blake Layton, Entomology Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension

Sunday, March 19, 2017

11:30 “Wildlife Damage in Backyards”

Adam T. Rohnke, Mississippi State University Senior Extension Associate

1:00 “Hot Plants for 2017!”

Dr. Geoff Denny, Horticulture Specialist, Mississippi State University Extension