Garden Mama, other personalities a draw for farm and machinery show

By Lena Mitchell/NEMS Daily Journal

CORINTH – Widely-regarded radio personality and gardening adviser Nellie Neal – aka “Garden Mama” – makes her third visit to Corinth for the Alcorn Farm & Machinery Home & Outdoor Show that begins Thursday.
The Crossroads Arena is hosting the event Jan. 17-19, for its second year, bringing a wide range of agricultural equipment dealers, exhibitors, vendors, special guests and featuring a multi-state farm machinery and tool auction.
In her Garden Mama persona, Neal was in Corinth in 2011 for the Green Market at the Corinth Depot, then broadcast her SuperTalk Mississippi radio show from the Farm & Machinery show last year.
She will again host her live “Weekend Gardening” broadcast from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday, giving advice suited to her fellow Mississippi gardeners.
Other popular SuperTalk radio and RFD-TV personalities in the weekend lineup include the J.T. Show 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Marshall Ramsey 3-6 p.m. Friday, Neal and Buddy Slowick with The Handy Man Show 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, all on SuperTalk.
Machinery Pete (Greg Peterson) brings his crew for taping of his RFD-TV show and will be on site throughout the event.
For more than two decades Machinery Pete has scoured the United States and Canada gathering auction sale price data, dealer equipment information and videotaping for his website at www.machinerypete.com, his Youtube channel and his television segments.
lena.mitchell@journalinc.com

To Go
Alcorn Farm & Machinery Home & Outdoor Show
• When: Jan. 17-19, 2013; Thursday, Friday 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Where: Crossroads Arena, South Harper Road off U.S. Highway 45, Corinth
• Admission: Free

• For more information: (662) 287-7779; www.alcornfarmmachineryshow.com