Spring Home & Garden Show Opens Today, Thursday, April 5 in Novi

Apr 05, 2001, 01:00 ET from Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan

    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth annual Spring
 Home & Garden Show(R) opens today, Thursday, April 5 and runs through Sunday,
 April 8 at the Novi Expo Center.
     "We're sponsoring a home and garden marketplace full of inspiration and
 it's all under one roof," said Stephen J. Taglione, president of Building
 Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan (BIA) and of Westminster & Abbey
 Homes in Bingham Farms.  "Our show makes it easier for homeowners to make
 smart choices for what is most likely their largest investment, their homes."
 The non-profit BIA is the sponsor of the event.
     Roger Swain, "the man with the red suspenders," as he is known to millions
 of viewers who have watched him for 15 years as the host of PBS' "The Victory
 Garden," will share gardening insights at the Garden Theater.  Joining Roger
 is Nancy Lindley, "Michigan's Rose Lady," who will educate homeowners on
 winter-hardy roses.
     Other highlights include eighteen landscaped flowering garden displays and
 greenhouses and growers for homeowners to purchase plants direct from the
 source.  The Garden Marketplace will feature other companies also selling
 plants, trees, flowers, tools and yard accessories including a garden auger
 for the end of your drill and a leaf bag holder.
     Homeowners can bring bathroom pictures for the Ugliest Bathroom Contest,
 sponsored by Mathison Supply, WJR Radio and The Observer & Eccentric
 Newspapers.  Parade of Homes, sponsored by Standard Federal Bank, The Detroit
 News & Free Press Classified Marketplace and BIA, offers a free plan book
 featuring a pictorial display of 83 new homes.
     Additional show features include demonstrations on decorating, home repair
 and remodeling and a Treasure Chest contest with daily prizes.
     Exhibitors will have advice, ideas and innovations for kitchens, baths,
 doors, windows, yard/gardens, spas, remodeling, interior design, decorative
 accessories, home offices, arts and crafts, furniture, electronics, heating,
 cooling and appliances.
     BIA also sponsors the Home Improvement Show at Macomb Sports & Expo
 Center, GMC Builders Home and Garden Show at Cobo Conference-Exhibition Center
 and the Home Improvement Show and Fall Remodeling & Furniture Show at Novi
 Expo Center.
     Novi Expo Center is located at I-96 and Novi Road.  Show hours are from
 2-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 Sunday.  Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for seniors and children 6-12 and
 children under 6 are admitted free.  Ample parking is available at Novi Expo
 Center for a fee.  For more information, visit http://www.builders.org or call
 248-862-1019.
     Spring Home & Garden Show is a registered trademark of the Building
 Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan
 
 

SOURCE Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan
    FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth annual Spring
 Home & Garden Show(R) opens today, Thursday, April 5 and runs through Sunday,
 April 8 at the Novi Expo Center.
     "We're sponsoring a home and garden marketplace full of inspiration and
 it's all under one roof," said Stephen J. Taglione, president of Building
 Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan (BIA) and of Westminster & Abbey
 Homes in Bingham Farms.  "Our show makes it easier for homeowners to make
 smart choices for what is most likely their largest investment, their homes."
 The non-profit BIA is the sponsor of the event.
     Roger Swain, "the man with the red suspenders," as he is known to millions
 of viewers who have watched him for 15 years as the host of PBS' "The Victory
 Garden," will share gardening insights at the Garden Theater.  Joining Roger
 is Nancy Lindley, "Michigan's Rose Lady," who will educate homeowners on
 winter-hardy roses.
     Other highlights include eighteen landscaped flowering garden displays and
 greenhouses and growers for homeowners to purchase plants direct from the
 source.  The Garden Marketplace will feature other companies also selling
 plants, trees, flowers, tools and yard accessories including a garden auger
 for the end of your drill and a leaf bag holder.
     Homeowners can bring bathroom pictures for the Ugliest Bathroom Contest,
 sponsored by Mathison Supply, WJR Radio and The Observer & Eccentric
 Newspapers.  Parade of Homes, sponsored by Standard Federal Bank, The Detroit
 News & Free Press Classified Marketplace and BIA, offers a free plan book
 featuring a pictorial display of 83 new homes.
     Additional show features include demonstrations on decorating, home repair
 and remodeling and a Treasure Chest contest with daily prizes.
     Exhibitors will have advice, ideas and innovations for kitchens, baths,
 doors, windows, yard/gardens, spas, remodeling, interior design, decorative
 accessories, home offices, arts and crafts, furniture, electronics, heating,
 cooling and appliances.
     BIA also sponsors the Home Improvement Show at Macomb Sports & Expo
 Center, GMC Builders Home and Garden Show at Cobo Conference-Exhibition Center
 and the Home Improvement Show and Fall Remodeling & Furniture Show at Novi
 Expo Center.
     Novi Expo Center is located at I-96 and Novi Road.  Show hours are from
 2-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 Sunday.  Admission is $5 for adults; $4 for seniors and children 6-12 and
 children under 6 are admitted free.  Ample parking is available at Novi Expo
 Center for a fee.  For more information, visit http://www.builders.org or call
 248-862-1019.
     Spring Home & Garden Show is a registered trademark of the Building
 Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan
 
 SOURCE  Building Industry Association of Southeastern Michigan