Posted by cherylm at Jan 13, 2015. No Comments.
Grants for horticulture related projects, programs, or events are again being
offered through the Partner Grant Program of Summit County Master Gardeners, a
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with The Ohio State University Summit
Grants for a maximum of $500 may be awarded this year to a qualifying nonprofit,
educational or public organization in Summit County. The grant will be awarded in
the spring, and must be used within a 12-month period. To be eligible for this
year’s grants the applicant must not have received a grant from the Summit
County Master Gardeners in the last 3 years.
All projects must be garden or horticulture related and must have an
educational element and to be considered for a grant.
Application information is available here by clicking on the Grants link under
the Resources tab above.
The deadline for the application is February 21, 2015.
For additional information contact Karen Petterson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted by cherylu at Jan 6, 2015. No Comments.
Once again the Community Gardening Committee of the Summit County Master Gardeners will be partnering with the Parks Departments of Richfield and Springfield to present a series of talks on vegetable gardening. These talks will be presented from February through June.
This year’s titles will be:
February–Gardening from the Ground Up (it is all about the soil), Mary Beth Breckenridge
March-Start Your Own Seeds, Heather Stafinsky
April-Herbs for Teas, Spirits and Medicine, Sherilyn Medkeff
May-Growing Terrific Tomatoes, Lee Paulson
June-Keep your Garden Growing All Season Long, Geoff Kennedy
The talks in Springfield are on the First Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Springfield Community/Senior Center, 2459 Canfield Rd., Akron44312. The Springfield talks are free. For more information, please contact Doug Foltz at 330-733-2556.
The talks in Richfield are on the Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Eastwood Preserve House, 4712 Streetsboro Rd., Richfield. The cost is $5 per person. To register, call 330-659-5818 or mail in the registration form from the Richfield website, www.richfieldvillageohio.org. Walk-ins are welcome.
Thank you for joining us for our summer series! Our 2015 winter series will begin on January 28.
Here is a brief schedule for our winter programs:
January 28, 2015 – Connecting Children to the Wonders of Nature by Master Gardener Marietta Tromp.
February 25, 2015 – Home Owners Managing Storm Water by Tom Dayton
March 25, 2015 – Bath Nature Preserve by Alan Garner
Save the dates!
Hope to see you there!