Read more about our 2023 Speakers - 2024 speakers to be added later in the year!

Pop Star® Main Stage

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Meet Leslie and Lyndsay from HGTV's Unsellable Houses

Real estate mavens, design visionaries, business owners, HGTV stars and twin sisters Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb are known for transforming one tough-to-sell home after another. After building PNW-based Lamb & Co., into a successful, full-service real estate and home design company, word of the twins’ talent and exuberant characters spread around the entertainment industry. Leslie and Lyndsay soon landed the incredible opportunity to have their own HGTV show – Unsellable Houses! The sisters’ talent for helping homeowners sell their lifeless, “unsellable” homes shone brightly on the big screen, helping them quickly become go-to experts for homeowners, designers and DIYers around the nation.

Meet Christopher Knight - "Peter Brady"

Once and forever a “Brady,” Christopher Knight met life as a child actor, starring as “Peter Brady” in the immortal American classic TV show “The Brady Bunch”. A reluctant icon, Christopher has focused his adult   years on interests beyond the entertainment industry, starting with the world of technology and expanding  his interests beyond that as an entrepreneur. Most recently, his business endeavors evolved into Chris’ latest  off-screen success, when his line of online home furnishings called Christopher Knight Home skyrocketed  to an astounding success, quickly landing in homes of millions and sometimes even becoming the subject  of international media headlines involving Royalty.

Check out this fun Q&A we had with the Brady Bunch star, Christopher Knight.

Ryan McEnaney, Endless Summer® Hydrangeas

Ryan McEnaney is a garden communicator, landscape designer, author, and spokesperson for Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, the world’s first and best-selling brand of reblooming garden hydrangeas.

McEnaney also serves as national spokesperson for Endless Summer® Hydrangeas, First Editions® Shrubs & Trees, and Easy Elegance® Roses. To support this, he has been quoted in publications such as Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and Martha Stewart Living; has appeared on television throughout the United States; and travels the country educating homeowners on how to be successful in the garden. His approach revolves around fun, breaking down barriers to gardening, and creating a welcoming space to collaborate.

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Stephanie Hansen

Author, podcaster, brand amplifier, and social commentator behind and @MakersofMN. It all began in 2005 when Stephanie March (Food Editor for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine) and Stephanie Hansen started the radio show @WeeklyDishmn on the Twin Cities station FM107.1.

Bjorn Freudenthal Homeowner Advisor/VP - New Spaces Design/Build/Remodel

Appearing on the Green Thumb Theater stage:

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Stephanie Thurow Best Selling Author

Courtney Tchida Program Director, MN State Horticultural Society

Bob Dahm Owner of Organic Bob, LLC

Michelle Bruhn Author, Founder at Forks in the Dirt

Russ Henry Owner of Minnehaha Falls Landscaping

Gail Hudson Writer & Horticulturist, Northern Gardener Magazine

Elizabeth Beck Hennepin County Master Gardener

Marty Bergland Master Gardener Emeritus

Sonya Burke Hennepin County Master Gardener

James Wolfin Conservation Specialist at Twin City Seed

Randy Strobel MN&WI Mycological Society Member