speaker-info

B.J. Miller

Happy Leaf LED

www.happyleafled.com

B.J. Miller is a consultant with Happy Leaf LED. She has worked in many sectors of the horticulture industry for the past 20 years, including as a wholesale nursery grower, greenhouse and gardens manager, and production supervisor at a large hydroponic baby greens producer. She earned her bachelor’s from Purdue University in horticulture production and marketing.

B.J. will be speaking at the Pennsylvania Fairs

Workshops

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Say Yes to Indoor Gardening: The easy way to wonderful veggies in all four seasons

Learn how to grow a variety of great vegetables indoors, including tomatoes and strawberries! Advances in technology are making indoor gardening increasingly popular for beginners and experts alike. Happy Leaf LED's Vic Zaderej gives the scoop on some great techniques and vegetable varieties that can make you a successful indoor gardener. This presentation also highlights the benefits of passive hydroponics, a method of growing that's low in cost and maintenance. The workshop includes an in-depth Q&A with Zaderej and horticulturalist B.J. Miller.
Modern Homesteading Organic Gardening

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Heirloom Gardener Stage

Everything You Need to Know About Horticultural Lighting

Learn and ask questions about horticultural lighting with Happy Leaf LED Chief Technology Officer Vic Zaderej and horticulturist B.J. Miller. The way people grow food and medicinal plants using specialized lighting is rapidly changing, and Zaderej and Miller offer a wealth of knowledge and a passion for sharing that information. This presentation's for anyone who wants to learn the basics of how light affects plants (including the latest research from universities), as well as anyone who uses commercial lighting for growing. The workshop includes an overview of types of lighting, as well as details on how to evaluate a grow light's potential performance (not only for plant growth, but also for energy use). Related topics include intracanopy lighting, supplementing with carbon dioxide, and practical advice on how to set up grow lights for optimal use.
Organic Gardening

Available In:

Pennsylvania, Friday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Heirloom Gardener Stage