Posted by cherylu at Jan 29, 2014.
Featured will be exciting speakers, visual presentations, demonstrations, raffles and door prizes. New this year: buy both Saturday series for $60 or a one day ticket for $37.50. A continental breakfast and box lunch will be provided. Both sessions will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4700 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44319 from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.
Master Gardeners receive 4 CEs for each day session.
Featured speakers include:
Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist OSU Extension Dept. of Horticulture and Crop Science Department of Plant Pathology – “People will Find a Way to Garden.”
Judi Strauss, Gardener, Author, and Educator – “Herb Gardening.”
Lee Paulson, Master Gardener Volunteer – “Vegetable Gardening Made Easy.”
Tom Dayton, President of Dayton Nurseries in Norton – “Conifers.”
Danae Wolfe, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Summit County, Western Reserve EERA – “A Closer Look: Garden & Insect Photography.”
Bill Hendricks, President of Klyn Nursery – “Cacti & Succulents in the Garden.”
Christine Harris, Master Gardener Volunteer – “Container Vegetable Gardening
Stanley Stine, City of Twinsburg Naturalist – “Bugs, Weeds and Children in Your Garden.”
Posted by cherylm at Feb 19, 2012.
Join the Meet Me In The Garden committee for our free gardening programs this winter at The F. A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd Akron, OH. Our programs start at 7:00 pm.
Save the dates!
January 22, Waking the Garden in Spring, a month-by-month practical approach of gardening tasks that need to be done from March through June, presented by Christine Harris, Master Gardener, Cuyahoga County.
February 26, Ornamental Trees, a size and form to fit every landscape and garden, Tom Dayton, presenter.
March 26, Succulents in the Landscape, find out how to use hardy and non-hardy succulents in the landscape, presented by Bill Hendricks, Klyn Nursery.
Hope to see you there!
Posted by cherylm at Mar 4, 2014.
The Master Gardener Hotline is up and running. We have volunteers available to answer your gardening questions on Tuesdays, from 9 am until 12 noon. You may also come into the Summit County Extension Office during hotline hours to speak with the Master Gardeners.
The Hotline phone number is 330-928-GROW (4769), Ext. 3 or 23.
The Ohio State University Extension Office is located at 2525 State Road in Cuyahoga Falls, Suite 250. Please enter from the second floor of the rear parking deck.
Posted by cherylu at Dec 28, 2013.
A monthly gardening series will be offered by Master Gardeners of Summit County in conjunction with the Richfield Parks and Recreation Department starting in January and running through June. The series will be presented the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm at the Eastwoood Preserve House, 4712 Streetsboro Rd.
- January 9th – The ABC’s of Growing Vegetables
- February 13th – Seed Starting 101
- March 13th - Gardening by Nature’s Calendar
- April 10th – Eight Herbs You Really Must Grow
- May 8th – Terrific Tomatoes
- June 12th – Pull in the Power of Pollinators
Sign up for a class for only $5.00 or the series of 6 for only $20. Call the Recreation Center at (330) 659-5818 to sign up or mail in the registration form from their web site: www.richfieldvillageohio.org