In conjunction with the Springfield Parks Department Master Gardeners will be giving talks this spring on a variety of topics of interest to gardeners.
Get Your Garden Growing!
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This year’s Saturday Gardening Series will be held on Saturday, March 4, and Saturday, March 11, from 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM (doors open at 8:45) at Presentation of Our Lord Orthodox Church, 3365 Ridgewood Road in Fairlawn, Ohio 44333.Ridgewood Road. Registration for the full two-day series is $60 per person; one day tickets are $37.50. Continental breakfast and lunch are included. (To register, click here.) To check about day of weather alerts, check this site.
Presenting on March 4th:
Carol Chernega, author of A Dream House: Exploring the Literary Homes of England and has been published in a variety of magazines including Pennsylvania Gardener and National Wildlife. She will present two topics: How to Design an English Garden and Pruning Shrubs.
Bill Zawiski, supervisor of the Water Quality Group, Ohio EPA Northeast District office. Topic: Lake Erie, Our Watery Friend to the North.
Lisa Pfeifer, Educational Program Manager, Agricultural Safety and Health Program at The Ohio State University. Topic: Gardening as We Age.
Presenting on March 11th-
John Niebel, Stark County Master Gardener Volunteer. Topic: Drip Irrigation for Your Home Made Easy.
Donniella Winchell, Executive Director, Ohio Wine Producers Association and chair of their Vintage Ohio wine festival. Topic: The Wines We Grow…How, Why, Where and What.
Ashley Kulhanek, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator in Medina County. Topic: Using Phenology in the Landscape.
Eric Barrett, Assistant Professor and the OSU Extension Educator in Mahoning County. Topic: Gardening Myths and Legends.
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Thank you for attending this year’s Design & Beyond!
Our presenters were:
Janet Macunovich, co-owner of Perennial Favorites, a garden and landscape design firm – “When Trashing the Landscape is a Good Thing” and “Rockit Science” (stone in the landscape)
Jacqueline Kowalski, MA, Extension Educator, OSU Extension – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Permaculture”
Kim Hawkins, Master Gardener – “The Art of Gardening: Learning from Monet’s Gardens and Art”
Carol Palansky, ISA Certified arborist, horticulturist and landscape designer –Design challenges; Problems & Solutions for Landscapes of Today “
Master Gardeners will earn 6 CEs for the symposium. No refunds after January 6. Questions??? Call 330-854-5409.
For those wishing to see “The Art of Gardening: Learning from Monet’s Gardens and Art powerpoint on their own computers, please click on the following link, courtesy of Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County. Prepared by Pat Mraz and Kim Hawkins.
Carol Palansky also sent a copy of her presentation:
Please 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.
Please join us for our winter programs in 2017.
This Is Not Your Grandpa’s Garden:
Better Ideas for a Modern Vegetable Garden.
Presented by Heather Stafinsky and Jan Becker,
Summit County Master Gardeners.
Pruning Techniques for Healthy Plant Growth.
Presented by Laura Esposito, Park Manager,
Nature Realm, Summit Metro Parks.
Native Orchids of the Great Lakes Region.
Presented by Thomas Sampliner, Orchid Enthusiast
Hope to see you there!
The Master Gardener Hotline is Open for the season!
The Summit County Master Gardener Hotline will start on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. 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
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