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Garden Expo in Madison

Just read about the garden expo in Madison Feb 10-12.

It looks great. Many seminars and workshops, as well as gardening products. We will likely go on Saturday. A one-day ticket is $7 in advance and $8 at the door. Not bad to get a head start and see some flowers and other gardeners in the middle of winter. Let me know if anyone is planning on attending, or has ever attended.

Tomorrow we are taking the outside Christmas decorations down. The fir tree in front is dressed with lights and ornaments. We use a long pole to get everything up as high as we can. I don't have pictures of it this year, but here it is last year, covered with snow.

Happy New Year all!


  1. Your fir tree is beautiful! It's always a bit sad, I think, to take down the outside Christmas decorations, but I also don't want to be like those who still have lights up in February:)

    I've never been to the Madison Show, but my friend and I have gone to the Chicago Flower and Garden Show the past 3 years. This year we might make it to Indianapolis for theirs as well. Wherever the venue, it's a great way to get that "gardening fix" during the winter!

  2. Must be lovely to visit a gardenshow in the middle of winter.
    Hope you make a lot of pictures!
    gr. Marijke

  3. I did not know about the Indy show. Always go to the Chicago one. I will take lots of pictures!

  4. SB, we looked into the Madison show, but it only lasts a few days and none of those are open! Darn! I dearly love a Home and Garden Expo. Seeing the exhibitions and the interesting new things, it makes the winter seem to pass more quickly...
    I love the shot of your tree. In a few short hours, it shall be covered in snow, once again, I'm afraid!!

  5. Hi Sissy, just bought two 1-day tickets. Are you saying there are no hotels open, or no tickets for 2 or 3 days? Looks like the seminars and workshops are open. We are going on Saturday - just making a one-day trip of it. I'm thinking with you being further South you wanted to stay overnight and maybe hotels are closed..The snow is so beautiful! I went X-Country skiing today but of course forgot to take pictures for the blog :-).

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