February 8-10, 2019 | Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Home Show 2019 Workshops & Seminars
Friday, February 8, 2019
12 pm Romantic Hors d’oeuvres – How about some ideas for easy but delicious finger food and munchies? This workshop will also give advice on how to prep early so that you can enjoy the party with your guests and not be stuck in the kitchen. Presented by: Randi Remedio, A Difference in Dining Catering.
1 pm Solar Energy Systems for your Home How on-grid and battery backup systems work and the financial incentives available for you – This workshop will cover what solar energy systems are: the different types of equipment being used today; options for how they are i
nstalled; the differences between on-grid, offgrid and battery backup systems: the amount of electricity they can produce and store; federal and state tax incentives. Presented by: Rob Clemons, Monarch Solar.
2 pm Small Space Vegetable Gardening – Growing vegetables in your own landscape can be both rewarding and challenging. With limited space available to most home sites, many gardeners shy away from vegetable production. There are ways of growing those vegetables you like in very limited spaces. In this workshop you will learn how to grow vegetables in small spaces as well as what works well in those limited areas. A brief discussion on the Clemson Extension Master Gardener program will also be presented as a resource to educate you on growing conditions in South Carolina. Presented by: Gary Forrester, Clemson University Cooperative Extension, Senior Area Horticulture Agent/Master Gardener Coordinator / Turfgrass Specialist.
3 pm Emergency Generators 101 – In this workshop we will discuss selecting the right backup power option for you. Portable Generators vs. Whole House standby generators. We will also be discussing selecting the correct size based on your home and most importantly your needs. We will also look at fuel sources for standby units and what local code requirements are for generators and fuel sources. Presented by: Tony Zack, Mr. Sparky
Saturday, February 9, 2019
12 pm Valentine Treat Ideas – Join Chef Mullally as he shares ideas for Valentine treats that will please your palate and delight even the pickiest of people. Presented by Tom Mullally, Strand Catering and International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach
1 pm Green Gardening – Maintaining a landscape and vegetable gardening in our climate can be a challenge with the pest pressure we have in the south. However, there are ways to minimize or eliminate the use of pesticides in your garden by following good horticulture practices. In this workshop, we will discuss how to develop and maintain a landscape with minimal pesticide use. Presented by: Gary Forrester, Clemson University Cooperative Extension
2 pm Spring 2019 Style Report – Attend this workshop to learn what’s new and trending in Home Décor. Presented by: Holly Hollarbach, Coastal Luxe
3 pm Using Lighting for Safety, Security and Beauty at the Same Time – Using the latest in LED technology to show homeowners how to add beauty, safety and security with low voltage landscape lighting techniques to showcase your beautiful architecture, landscaping or just to ensure your walkways and stairs are safe for your guests. Also adding a level of security allowing you to see anyone that comes on your property. Presented by: Bill Raphael, Prestige Outdoor Lighting
Sunday, February 10, 2019
1 pm Spring 2019 Style Report– Presented by: Holly Hollarbach, Coastal Luxe
2 pm Eat for Your Heart – Change is good for your heart & variety is the spice of life! Learn to prepare an exciting healthy CHOPPED SALAD using 17 different vegetables and a citrus vinaigrette! Chef DeWayne will also show you how to prepare vegetable kabobs, flavored waters, plus, the secrets of juicing. Presented by: Chef DeWayne Beaty, CHOPS Resident Chef, Personal Chef, & Caterer.
3 pm Spring Garden Preparation and Reclamation – When preparing your gardens and landscapes for the growing season, your focus should be on providing your plants the best growing conditions possible. This starts with proper soil preparation, especially in those areas that were affected by flooding. In this seminar, we will discuss steps to improve the growing conditions of your landscape by creating a healthy soil as well as improving the surrounding environment creating a more favorable growing condition. Presented by: Gary Forrester, Clemson University Cooperative Extension
The 2019 Spring Home Show is brought to you by the Horry Georgetown Home Builders Association (HGHBA), a professional membership organization of 500 member firms representing all facets of the building industry.