Chuck Buechele of Mouldings One, makers of custom mouldings and trim along with interior doors and butcher block countertops, says that the company's showroom serves as a design center that offers people an array of ideas for enhancing your home. The company is based in Burton in the heart of Ohio Amish country. For more information: 440.834.3420, 877.708.4095 or mouldingsone
Rosanna Hrabnicky, show manager of the Cleveland Home + Remodeling Expo, March 14 to 16 at the new Cleveland Convention Center, says that more than 300 home improvement experts will be on hand to answer your questions and show you how to make your home even more beautiful and comfortable than it is now. For more information, visit the website.
Laurie Graber, wildlife research technician for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, says that even though Canada geese are a protected species, feel free to harass them so that they're not too comfortable in your back yard. For information about upcoming presentations on resolving goose issues or other matters: 330.644.2293 or WildOhio.
The "My Beautiful Home" remote at the Akron Home & Flower Show on Saturday, March 1, featured these informative and entertaining guests:
Jacob Grimm, owner of the Brothers Grimm Landscaping and Design
Mark Huscroft, owner of MJH Contractors, the featured garden sponsor
Designer Julie Lewis of Lewis & Associates
Mike Metcalf, comfort specialist for Brandon Heating & Air Conditioning
The Home & Flower Show runs through Sunday, March 2, at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. Hours on Saturday until 8 p.m. and on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stephanie Cherok is CFO of Kemppel Homes, the sponsor of the main stage at the HBA Home & Flower Show, which runs Feb. 28 and March 1 and 2 at the John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. Main stage celebrities will include Doctor Lori from the Discovery Channel's "Auction Kings" and John Gidding from HGTV's "Curb Appeal." For discount coupons: HBA Akron Home & Flower Show
Nick Roth, owner of Nick's Landscaping, is the creator behind the man cave experience at the Home & Flower Show. There'll be an ancient-looking concrete archway, a water feature and many other aesthetically pleasing touches. Visit his display on the loading dock of the John S. Knight Center. For more information about Nick's company: 330.666.7000 or Nick's Landscaping.
Tom Lix is the founder and CEO of Cleveland Whiskey, which just came out with a new bourbon that's 87 proof. It's called, appropriately, "Eighty-Seven," and like the other bourbons in the Cleveland Whiskey line, it's pressure-aged for a smooth and unique taste. For more information: Cleveland Whiskey
Jamie Crabtree and Carol Null, co-chairs of the 2014 Witan French Market, said that this year's event will feature 40 carefully selected artists selling their works. Also available for sale are homemade baked goods, quiche at the La Bonbonerie, Witan's own pepper jelly, and spring flowers and garden plants. Admission is $6. The French Market is open until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Todaro's Party Center, 1820 Akron-Penninsula Rd., Akron. For more information: WITAN French Market
Discount tickets for the HBA Akron Home & Flower Show are available at Discount Tickets.