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  • 01/20/2018 8:30 amDesign & Beyond
  • 01/24/2018 7:00 pm"A New Look to Old-Fashioned Hydrangeas" by Tom Dayton
  • 02/28/2018 7:00 pm"Sustainable Landscapes" by Barb Holtz
  • 03/03/2018 9:00 amSaturday Gardening Series
  • 03/10/2018 9:00 amSaturday Gardening Series
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Posted by cherylu at Sep 14, 2017. No Comments.

Design and Beyond: A Garden Symposium is Sold Out  NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR!
Saturday, January 20, 2018

Theme: “The Heart and Soul of the Garden”

Paul Zammit

Registration is over for the annual Design & Beyond 2018 Garden Symposium, “The Heart and Soul of the Garden.”  Doors will open at 7:45 am.  Program will begin promptly at 8:30 am.  Those arriving after 8:30 am will be seated just inside the meeting area and will be able to take seats at tables at the first break.

NEW LOCATION IN 2018 – improved audio/visual! – Our Lady of Cedars Banquet Center, 507 S. Cleveland – Massillon Road, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333 from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. (Doors open at 8:00 am).

COST for the day is $50.00 and includes a continental breakfast and buffet lunch served by Bradley’s Catering, plus symposium materials. A silent auction and raffle will also be featured.


• Keynote Speaker, Paul Zammit, the Nancy Eaton Director of Horticulture, Toronto Botanical Garden.
• Space Conscious Gardening
• The Soul of the Garden

• Joining Paul,
Martha A. Smith, University of Illinois Extension, Horticulture.
• Stepping Stones to Perennial Garden Design

Ann Cicarella, Ann Cicarella Landscape Design, LLC
• Pots with Panache
• Cleveland Pollinator and Native Plant Symposium

If you have questions or have difficulty registering on-line, please contact:
Helen Ryan-King, Registrar, 330-338-1043, tibrodain@yahoo.com

Design & Beyond qualifies for 5 CEUs for Master Gardeners

Meet Me In The Garden

Posted by cherylm at Mar 19, 2014. No Comments.

08 02 14_710208 02 14_710208 02 14_710208 02 14_7102Please 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 are on Wednesdays and start at 7:00 pm.                                    

photo – C. Manson

Please join us for our Winter/Spring
programs in 2018.

January 24
A New Look To Old-Fashioned Hydrangeas
Tom Dayton, Owner Dayton Nursery

February 28
Sustainable Landscapes
Barb Holtz, Outreach Educator, Ohio Prairie Nursery

March 28
Tree Care For Homeowners

Brad McBride, Sales Arborist, Davey Tree Expert Co.

Hope to see you there!

Master Gardener Hotline

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

The Master Gardener Hotline is Closed for the season!

The Summit County Master Gardener Hotline will start again on Tuesday,  March 6, 2018.  The Hotline is every Tuesday, from 9:00 am until noon, through October.
Call 330-928-4769, option 3.

You can also ask your gardening questions on line!  Follow this link to the  “Ask a Master Gardener” website: http://extension.osu.edu/ask-an-expert/ask-master-gardener

Sign up to get email invitations to our public programs!

Posted by Geoff at Jan 30, 2014. No Comments.

Just click on the button to be added to our email list.  Then you will be sure to get information and invitations to our public programs and events, like Design & Beyond, the Saturday Gardening Series, and the Tour of Gardens.

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