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  • 03/04/2015 7:00 pmCommunity Gardening talks on Vegetable Gardening - Springfield
  • 03/07/2015Saturday Gardening Series
  • 03/12/2015 7:00 pmCommunity Gardening talks on Vegetable Gardening - Richfield
  • 03/14/2015Saturday Gardening Series
  • 03/25/2015 7:00 pmMeet Me in the Garden
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Saturday Gardening Series Will Help You Garden

Posted by cherylu at Jan 18, 2015. No Comments.

Registration for the Saturday Gardening Series is now CLOSED.  

If you have registered and want to review the information about the speakers, click here.

Master Gardeners earn 4 Master Gardener CE hours for each day.


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
County Extension.
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 mgscgrants@gmail.com.


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. DSC_0311

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.

Meet Me In The Garden

Posted by cherylm at Feb 19, 2012. No Comments.

DSC_0296Please join the Meet Me In The Garden committee for our free gardening  programs at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd., Akron.  Our programs start at 7:00 pm. 

Thank you for joining us for our winter series!  

Here is a brief schedule for our remaining winter programs:

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!

Master Gardener Hotline

Posted by cherylm at Mar 4, 2014. No Comments.

The Master Gardener Hotline is OPEN for the season
You can call our Horticulture Hotline to ask a garden-related questionand get advice from our experts.

Just call 330-928-GROW (4769), Ext. 3
Hotline Hours: Tuesday: 9:00 am – noon, March through October

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