Home and Flower Show in Akron marks 20 years

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For 20 years, the greater Akron area has enjoyed its own unique Home and Flower Show, which will be Feb. 28 through March 2 this year at the John S. Knight Convention Center in downtown Akron.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $8 and discount tickets are available on line at AkronHomeandFlowerShow.com.

The show contains feature gardens sponsored by MJH Contractors, outdoor living exhibits, home decorating, remodeling products, services and much more. This year the Professional Remodelers Council will produce a Home for Life Display. This display will show a before and after bathroom make over. Both are done using the same amount of floor space.

In addition to this, the show will feature an Eco Living display featuring everything from baby chicks that grow up to be egg laying hens to vertical vegetable gardens and solar panels to generate your own electricity.

John Gidding of HGTV's, popular Curb Appeal show. Also visiting the show on Saturday is Channel 3's popular meteorologist, Betsy King, who will be available to chat and sign autographs.

Dr. Lori, an appraiser on the popular show Auction Kings, also will return to the show. Dr. Lori is the only celebrity ever brought back two years in a row.

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