The Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, the largest home show in the Southwest, returns to the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, on Fri., Jan. 13 through Sun., Jan. 15, for their 30th year. Support Arizona businesses and enjoy sampling delicious food and beverages at Taste the Desert. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy the outdoor garden atmosphere and walk away with culinary knowledge from local vendors.
“The new year brings opportunity for renewal and improvement. This show gives attendees an opportunity to feel educated about any item they take home,” says Katie Jones, Maricopa County Home Show manager. “We’re thrilled to celebrate our 30th anniversary of bringing the Home Show to the Valley and hope to provide endless inspiration for your home in 2023.”
Among the hundreds of home improvement, design and landscaping products, and services offered are the following unique show attractions and seminars that are included free with admission:
Taste the Desert: A hands-on culinary education and tasting with local food & beverage experts and aficionados! Daily seminars on wine pairing, coffee roasting and brewing, Kombucha, teas, mastering flavor profiles, and more!
Greenhouse: Wander through a stunning assortment of house plants, cacti, succulents, exotic plants, pottery, terrariums, trees, soil, supplies, and décor.
Handmade Headquarters: Sign up for free make-and-take crafts, including customized candles, silk flower arrangements, peyote stich bracelets, and more.
DIY Terrariums: Create your own eye-catching terrarium to bring home. Select your plant and fillers, and make a beautiful, customized space for your new house plant.
DIY Bonsai: Receive an introduction to the art of bonsai: choose your juniper tree, learn potting, pruning, basic styling techniques, wiring, and aftercare. The class comes with a terra cotta bonsai pot, pruners, and your own little book of bonsai to take home.
House Plant 101: Leave with the knowledge to grow healthy house plants that will thrive all year long
Take a dive into water filtration and learn about how different systems work
Discover tips to creating delicious meals on your next camping trip
Learn how to install your own turf
Vacation Cabin: Stop by and tour a “move-in ready” high end vacation cabin, available for rent in Flagstaff. This beautiful, modern home has everything you need for a comfortable, relaxing getaway in the mountains.
Ask a Master Gardener: The University of Arizona Master Gardeners are highly trained experts in everything from vegetable gardens to trees to soil prep. Watch and learn as they discuss and demonstrate the basics of gardening, and how to maximize your space. Discover how to prep your garden for an early spring harvest, what and when to plant to be a successful desert gardener, and how to get the most from your citrus trees.
Exotic plants: Explore a local plant shop’s offering of exotic plants, terrariums, succulents, and house plants. Whether you have a green thumb, or you can barely remember to water your plants, this knowledgeable team will help you find the perfect bit of greenery to thrive in your home and brighten up any corner or entryway.
For more information about the Maricopa County Home & Garden Show, call 602-485-1691 or visit mchomeshows.com.