The 44th Annual
Home & Garden Show
February 14-16, 2025
Friday – 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday – 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Earth Expo & Convention Center – Mohegan Sun Casino
COST: $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, 12 and under FREE

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HOME & GARDEN SHOW

The 44th Annual

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February 14-16, 2025

Friday: 5pm to 9pm

Saturday: 10am to 8pm

Sunday: 10am to 5pm

See Restaurants and Shop Discounts Included with Admission

FREE PARKING. For your convenience, park in the WINTER LOT for easy access to the show.

COST:   $10 Adults, $8 Seniors, 12 and under FREE


Tickets also available at the door.

Styles & prices for every taste & budget!
Free parking!
Builders, remodelers, designers & contractors.

One of our best regional home shows!
Wide array of home care products & services.
Wide array of gardening & lawn care vendor offerings.

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2025 HOME AND GARDEN SHOW – Now the largest in new england

The Home and Garden Show is one of Jenks Productions’ best and longest running regional home shows. Each year the Home Show draws more and more visitors, last year’s show had over 20,000 in attendance. This increased Home and Garden expo crowd has enticed even more home show vendor participation. Our Home improvement and Garden show will be held at the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT from Friday February 14 – Sunday February 16, 2025.

Special appearance by Ty Pennington at the Xfinity Booth Saturday: 3-4 and Sunday: 11-12

Host Ty Pennington takes a tour of The Charleston Bay, as seen on HGTV’s Rock the Block, season 3.

Come visit our 2025 Home and Garden Show expo, presented by Xfinity

Meet your next home improvement professional, learn something new about home renovations or garden design and landscaping care, enter contests and then head over to the Mohegan Sun Casinos and stay for some dining, shopping or fun nightlife. There’s plenty of convenient parking at the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun. For your convenience, park in the WINTER LOT for easy access to the show.

The Garden and Home Show offers a diverse array of home and garden care products and services by local New England Businesses, from New London to Hartford, to national vendors, each presenting innovative and imaginative displays. Everything you need for your home, condo, apartment, lawn, garden and health needs will be at our incredible home improvement event!

HOME IMPROVEMENT PROFESSIONALS & COMPANIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Kitchen Design
  • Kitchen Cabinets & Islands
  • Home Decorators
  • Home Improvement Ideas
  • Interior Designers
  • Bathroom & Kitchen Remodels
  • Basement Remodeling Contractors
  • Landscape Design & Architecture Companies
  • Lawn Care Services
  • Home Improvement Stores
  • Home Repair
  • Home Additions
  • General Contractors
  • Home Builders
  • Home Improvement & Renovation Loans
  • Tree Removal
  • And Much more

As in the previous years, our home and garden show will feature home improvement companies from the local area but will also include representatives from national vendors. At Jenks Productions, we always want to provide a full complement of vendors to satisfy any service your home may require but we also make sure to provide a variety of offerings within each service. This ensures our visitors have everything they need to make the most educated decisions when selecting a home improvement professional.

GARDEN and Home speakers and lectures:

This year we have ramped up our speakers and lectures and will have hourly programing Saturday and Sunday. Topics range from roses, flowers, vegetables, and other plants, to Garden & Landscape design, pollinators and so much more.

GARDEN RELATED PROFESSIONALS & COMPANIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Landscape Designers
  • Landscape Design & Installation
  • Landscape Design & Architecture Companies
  • Lawn Care Services
  • Landscape Irrigation
  • Plants, Garden Tools & Supplies
  • Mowers & Power Equipment
  • Garden Tools & Cutlery
  • Iron & Stone Garden Sculptures
  • Birdhouses & Garden Centers
  • Organic Lawncare
  • Patio Umbrellas
  • Garden Swings
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Pavers, Decks, Retaining Walls
  • Garden Windows & Patio Doors
  • Garden Statuary
  • Garden Decor
  • Pavers, Mulch & Stone
  • Tree Removal
  • Out Buildings
  • Plants & Flowers
  • And Much More

As you can see above, our home and garden show will feature gardening and lawn care vendors offering information, goods and services to beautify and care for your home’s “green” needs. If you already have your own home garden ideas or are looking for inspiration, these are the professionals you want to brainstorm with. Stop by each booth to see samples and demos from the experts. Learn more about gardening, garden design & construction, arranging flowers, watering plants, growing seasonal plants & vegetables, landscaping, lawn care and basically anything else you could imagine at a garden show.

To learn about our other trade shows, expos, and events, visit Jenks Productions full schedule featuring our renowned wedding expos,  and our home shows.

 

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CT’s Historic Gardens – Laurie Masciandaro
Friday 5:30 – 6:15p

Connecticut is home to many beautiful and unique gardens.   Fifteen historic sites dotted throughout the state, with historically significant gardens have joined to form Connecticut’s Historic Gardens. These delightful places offer visitors an opportunity to explore a variety of garden styles and time periods. Laurie introduces you to the history and beauty of these fifteen distinctive historic sites and gardens that have charmed and inspired visitors for a century or more.  Originally from Washington state and a graduate of the University of Washington in Seattle, Laurie holds a master’s degree in American History from the University of Connecticut.  Laurie is currently Site Manager of Historic New England’s Roseland Cottage in Woodstock, Connecticut, where she daily enjoys of one of the loveliest Historic Gardens in the northeast.

Nature’s Pharmacy – Andrea Candee
Friday 6:30 – 7:30p

 Herbs provide a natural and effective alternative to antibiotics and over-the-counter medication.  Explore nature’s pharmacy with Master Herbalist Andrea Candee, author of Gentle Healing for Baby and Child: A Parent’s Guide (Simon & Schuster).  Learn how to enhance the body’s natural defenses, improve energy levels, and prevent the onset of colds and flu.  Discover natural approaches to headaches, candida, arthritis, constipation, eczema, coughs, allergies, and much more.  Easy to use preparations such as encapsulated herbs, botanical extracts and herbal teas are discussed in this most informative presentation.  Make the health food store a user-friendly alternative to the pharmacy. Bring your questions!

Sustainable Gardening: Grow a Greener, Low Maintenance Landscape with Less Resources – Vincent Simeone
Friday 7:45 – 8:30p

With detailed, strategic timelines for both short-term & long-term gardening techniques, Sustainable Gardening lets you put your best foot forward in creating an efficient, sustainable home landscape. From composting and mulching to planting trees, author Vincent Simeone covers all the eco-friendly essentials in one straightforward handbook. Simeone makes what, how, and why of sustainable gardening unmistakably clear: why we should plant for the long-term, how to make the best plant selections possible, how to make the most of your lawn (regardless of its size), the importance of fighting insects and pests, how to conserve water with proper irrigation and more. Sustainable Gardening is your complete step-by-step personal roadmap for green gardening.

Intro to Composting Sally Ruggeri
Saturday 10:30 – 11:15a

Sally is a resident of Waterford, having retired after 30 years at Pfizer.  She is a certified Master Composter and Advanced Master Gardener in the State of Connecticut and spends her time volunteering at the East Lyme Giving Garden and Harkness Park.  She also mentors interns in the UConn Master Gardener certification process and works in the office at the New London County Extension, fielding queries from home gardeners.

 

The Healing Harvest – Andrea Candee
Saturday 11:30 – 12:30p

You plant, water, fertilize and weed… and…oh, those never-ending weeds! Visions of delectable salads dance in your head. But more is growing in your garden than delicious, nutritious foods to eat… There’s a natural pharmacy out there! Master Herbalist Andrea Candee, author of the award-winning Gentle Healing for Baby and Child (Simon & Schuster), instructor for The New York Botanical Garden and speaker for corporate workplace wellness programs, teaches how to use your bounty to heal cold/flu, coughs, sprains, bruises, insect bites, bleeding cuts, headaches, and lots more.

Selecting Sustainable Roses By Mike & Angelina Chute
Saturday 1:00 – 2:00p

Sustainable Roses are sturdy, attractive plants that can hold their own in a pesticide-free landscape. This program features modern, recently introduced varieties as well as old favorites that are disease-resistant, winter hardy, easy to grow and bloom all season. Selecting Sustainable Roses delves into the core of sustainability, explaining the different grades and types of roses, their growth habits and how to select the best varieties for your garden. We use the experience gained in our own sustainable rose garden as a practical model. (We also include lots of tips on basic rose gardening.) You’ll be amazed at the wide choices of color, size and fragrance that are available and will fit into any New England Garden. We will be available to sign copies of our books Roses for New England: A Guide to Sustainable Rose Gardening and Rose Gardening Season by Season: A Journal for Passionate Gardeners after the program

Heirloom and Specialty Tomatoes by Kim Milikowski
Saturday 2:15 – 3:00p

Program covers the rich history of heirloom tomatoes and tips on how to have an epic tomato harvest from your own garden.  Tomatoes were once thought to be poisonous and now are one of the most popular plants to grow in home gardens.  From the basics of growing tomatoes to demystifying terms like open-pollinated, hybrid, determinate and indeterminate, you will be set up for success.  Favorite varieties are presented including compact varieties that perform well in containers and small spaces.   Environmentally friendly approaches to avoiding and controlling diseases and plant issues are also covered.  Kim, the owner of Foster Hill Farm grows over 150 varieties of heirloom and specialty tomato plants including varieties dating back to the 1800s.

Tori Pond from Craft & Sprout Coops – Let’s Talk Chickens
Saturday 3:15 – 4:15p

Backyard Chickens has become the current trend in so many urban and suburban backyards and comes with many questions. Keeping your chickens can be a rewarding experience, whether you’re interested in fresh eggs, pest control in your garden or simply enjoying the company of these feathered friends.  We will go in depth during this discussion about all things chickens, chicken coops, chicken math and Chicken care.  Followed by a Q &A.  Whether you’re a seasoned chicken keeper, just starting or curious about all the chicken chatter, the world of chickens offers endless opportunities for sustainability, learning and enjoyment.

Rain Gardens By Donna Katsuranis
Saturday 4:30 – 5:30p

Stormwater runoff is an increasing problem, both from pollution and conservation standpoints. This talk will address the best way to make a rain garden to optimize collection of runoff water while adding a beautiful, easy to maintain garden to the home landscape.  Emphasis will be on using native plants, for their hardiness and their natural fit into the local ecology.  Donna is an Interfaith Minister and an Advanced Master Gardener who lives and gardens in Brookfield CT, despite lots of ‘help’ from her dog and the local deer. Donna has taught numerous Advanced Master Gardener classes and has lectured throughout the Northeast for groups from Garden Clubs and Libraries to Mental Health associations and the CT Flower & Garden show. Her writings have been published in CT Gardener magazine and other publications, and she is a founder of the Kiwanis Giving Garden in Brookfield, where volunteers grow veggies for local food pantries.

Corey Finke Seed Saving Basics, how to successfully save seed from common vegetable varieties.
Saturday 5:45 – 6:45p

Phocas Seeds was started in 2019 by a farmer wanting to increase the availability of food and medicinal crops for gardeners and small farmers in his local community. We focus on open-pollinated vegetables and herb seeds grown in organic systems. All our seeds are locally adapted and grown in Southern New England. Feeding our families and providing medicine are key. If you are unable to purchase our seeds and need food or medicine, please let us know. We will do our best to help our brothers and sisters in need.  Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth vegetation: seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each bearing fruit with seed according to its kind.” And it was so. The earth produced vegetation, seed-bearing plants according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.  Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it.

They will be yours for food.  https://www.phocasseeds.com/

 

Jacob Benjamin Bigos – Owner of Casi Paraiso Organics
Saturday 7:00 – 7:45p

Farmer and Agricultural Steward, an Urban Farm in transition to Regenerative Agricultural endeavor.  Educator, Entrepreneur, Innovator, and just another humble guy who loves plants, animals, and soil.

Jacob will be speaking on Microgreens for small farms, homesteaders, and hobbyists; Mushrooms: the missing link on your farm and Edible Flowers for Chefs and Growers.

Michael and Evelyn Schraft – Summer Beez
Sunday 11:00 – 12:00p

Owners of an Apiary in Central Massachusetts. Evelyn is a Master Beekeeper. Michael builds and maintains the equipment as well as keeping bees. Both have served in Beekeeping Organizations on the local, state, and national level. They currently maintain 65 beehives, sell their own local honey, and are distributors of bee packages & NUCs.

Our Website:     www.summerbeez.com

 

SAFE SOLUTIONS TO GARDENS & LANDSCAPES – Lorraine Ballato
Sunday 12:15 – 1:00p

This fun and informative talk will open your eyes to the array of current products and techniques available to deal with common flower and vegetable garden issues as well as safe solutions for sick trees and shrubs. We’ll cover multiple options to keep your landscape healthy and better able to deal with pests, diseases, the stresses of drought and other seasonal challenges with little or no toxic impact on children, pets, the environment and most importantly, you, the gardener. This lecture will NOT cover lawns.

Native Plants with Gail Reynolds
Sunday  1:15 to 2:15p

– Explore the wonders of Connecticut’s native flora with our UConn Master Gardener, Gail Reynolds! Join us for an insightful lecture on the beauty and significance of native plants in our state. Learn about their ecological importance, benefits for local wildlife, and how incorporating them into your garden can create a sustainable and vibrant ecosystem. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with nature and enhance your gardening knowledge!

Corey Finke Seed Saving Basics, how to successfully save seed from common vegetable varieties
Sunday 2:30 – 3:30p

Phocas Seeds was started in 2019 by a farmer wanting to increase the availability of food and medicinal crops for gardeners and small farmers in his local community. We focus on open-pollinated vegetables and herb seeds grown in organic systems. All our seeds are locally adapted and grown in Southern New England. Feeding our families and providing medicine are key. If you are unable to purchase our seeds and need food or medicine, please let us know. We will do our best to help our brothers and sisters in need.  Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth vegetation: seed-bearing plants and fruit trees, each bearing fruit with seed according to its kind.” And it was so. The earth produced vegetation, seed-bearing plants according to their kinds and trees bearing fruit with seed according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good.  Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it.

They will be yours for food.  https://www.phocasseeds.com/

 

Jacob Benjamin Bigos – Owner of Casi Paraiso Organics
Sunday 3:45 – 4:45p

Farmer and Agricultural Steward, an Urban Farm in transition to Regenerative Agricultural endeavor.  Educator, Entrepreneur, Innovator, and just another humble guy who loves plants, animals, and soil.

Jacob will be speaking on Microgreens for small farms, homesteaders, and hobbyists; Mushrooms: the missing link on your farm and Edible Flowers for Chefs and Growers.

SPEAKING/EVENT SCHEDULE
2024 SPEAKERS SCHEDULE FOR THE HOME AND GARDEN SHOW.
FRIDAY 5pm-9pm SPEAKER TOPIC
5:30-6:15 Laurie Masciandaro Connecticut’s Historic Gardens: An Overview
6:30-7:30 Andrea Candee Nature’s Pharmacy
7:45-8:30 Vincent Simeone Sustainable Gardening:  Grow a Greener, Low Maintenance
SATURDAY 10am-8pm SPEAKER TOPIC
10:30-11:15 UCONN Master Gardeners Intro to Composting
Sally Ruggeri
11:30-12:30 Andrea Candee Healing Harvest
1:00-2:00 Mike & Angie Chute Selecting Sustainable Roses
2:15-3:00 Kim Milikowski Heirloom and Specialty Tomatoes
3:15-4:15 Tori Pond Chickens, Coops & Chicken Math
4:30-5:30 Donna Katsuranis Rain Gardens
5:45-6:45 Corey Finke Harvesting Seeds
7:00-7:45 Jake – Casiparaiso Organics Microgreens/Gormet Mushrooms/Edible Flowers
SUNDAY 10am-5pm SPEAKER TOPIC
11:00-12:00 Michael Scraft Beekeeping
12:15-1:00 Lorraine Ballato Safe Solutions to Gardening and Landscapes
1:15-2:15 Uconn Master Gardeners Native Plants
Gail Reynolds
2:30-3:30 Corey Finke Harvesting Seeds
3:45-4:45 Jake – Casiparaiso Organics Microgreens/Gormet Mushrooms/Edible Flowers
PRESS INFO

Connecticut Home & Garden Show February 16, 17 & 18, 2024

Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd, Uncasville, CT 06382

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JENKS PRODUCTIONS, LLC.
Wes Jenks (860)-365-5678 wes@jenksproductions.com

Jenks Productions is thrilled to announce the return of the year’s premier Home & Garden Show, set to take place on February 16, 17 & 18, 2024, at the esteemed Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun. As the longest-running regional home show, this event continues to captivate thousands of visitors annually.

This year, attendees will have the exclusive opportunity to meet the renowned two-time Primetime Emmy winner and star of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Ty Pennington! Ty will be available at the Xfinity Booth on Saturday from 3-4 and Sunday from 11-12.

In response to the growing fascination with tiny homes, we are excited to introduce “TINY TOWN” as a captivating new attraction. This collection of Tiny Homes will be showcased in a village-like setup, complete with landscaping, outbuildings, benches, and lighting. What once started as a novelty concept has now evolved into a mainstream trend, with tiny living emerging as the Next Big Idea!

The Southeastern CT Home & Garden Show will feature an array of diverse speakers presenting on various topics to educate and inspire attendees. From Raising Chickens to Beekeeping, Rain Gardens to Seed Saving, and Sustainable Gardening to Healing Harvests, there will be something for everyone interested in enhancing their home and garden endeavors.

For over four decades, the Jenks Productions Home & Garden Shows have been the go-to destination for home remodeling and improvement ideas. Whether you’re envisioning a new kitchen, exploring solar power options, or simply seeking inspiration for future projects, our Home & Garden Expo offers a plethora of vendors across all product categories, allowing you to finalize your home projects in one convenient location.

Visit our website’s Event page for comprehensive details, including floor plans, show lists, and the latest information on show events, entertainment, and guest celebrities. You can find additional show information at Jenks Productions Website, or contact us directly for further assistance.

Wesley Jenks,
860-563-2111
wes@jenksproductions.com

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