Thursday hours at home and garden show



  • Teachers K-12 with ID receive FREE admission

  • OSU employees & Students with BUCK-ID get two admissions for the price of one ($13)

  • Military and first responders with ID receive FREE admission

  • Arts Appreciation Days, courtesy of Greater Columbus Arts Council; get two admissions for the price of one ($13) when you:

    • Show a membership card from any of the following: CCAD, Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Franklin Park Conservatory, Ohio History Connection or Wexner Center for the Arts

    • Show an Artist Trading Card, available here. Just fill out the form, and present it at the ticket window

  • Pick up a $3 off at the door admission coupon at Central Ohio Lowe's stores



12 - 12:40 PM | Trends in Interior Home Design
Be mesmerized in this session on trends in interior home design — colors, wall finishes in papers and paints, window treatments, furniture, flooring and more. Hosted by five-time international design competition winner Melinda Peters Elliot with Danny Russo, Instagram design influencer with 76k followers. Learn how to execute amazing style on a budget, work with a designer, plus tips and tricks.

1 - 1:40 PM | Live — The Design Exchange Podcast
with Melinda Peters Elliot with Danny Russo. Join in this live podcast of The Design Exchange from the Show. Melinda and Danny will take audience questions and share insights on how to design a home you’ll love around your personal style.


3 - 3:40 PM | Preparing Your Home for Spring
Do you know the signs of moisture in your home or basement? Do you know if the air you’re breathing is OK? Get expert do it yourself tips to protect your home and health, and find out what to look for. Presented by Everdry, the nation’s leading basement waterproofing contractor,

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2 - 2:40 PM | Extending the Growing Season Into Fall & Winter
By Mike Hogan
Learn how you can extend the growing season for vegetables into fall and winter. In Ohio!

3 - 4PM | Gardening for Pollinators and Beneficial Insects
by George Peach
Find out which plants will attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, as well as beneficial insects which can reduce the populations of destructive pests