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  • 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
  • 03/13/2018 9:00 amVGP Coffee Chat
  • 03/28/2018 7:00 pm"Tree Care for Homeowners" by Brad McBride
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Posted by cherylu at Jan 30, 2018. No Comments.

This year’s Saturday Gardening Series will be presented on March 3rd, and March 10th, 2018, 9:15am to 3:00 pm at Presentation of Our Lord Orthodox Church, 3365 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn, Ohio 44333

TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE      No tickets sold at the door

Experience two full days of informative gardening presentations, silent auctions, and much more -full details available at registration link.   Cost is $37.50 for one day or $60 for both days. Lunch included in fee.

The speakers and topics include:
Celine Hallier – “Sisterhood of the Traveling Plants”
Jacqueline Kowalski – “Great Things come in small Packages!”
Jeff Griff – “Edibles in the Landscape: Merging the Bounty of the Table with the Beauty of your yard”
Amanda Rome – ‘Composting: To Rot or Not?”
Randy Mitchell- “The Status of Bumblebees in Ohio”
Denny Riser – “Waterfalls and Wildflowers”
Bev Shaffer- “Culinary Magic: Creative Uses for Leafy Greens and Fresh Herbs”
Jeanne Poremski- “Bulbs for the Seasons”


Registration closes on Feb 23rd, 2018
Master Gardeners receive 4 CEUs for EACH date


Posted by cherylu at Sep 14, 2017. No Comments.

Design and Beyond: A Garden Symposium

Thank you for attending our 2018 Design and Beyond Sumposium.  See you again in January 2019.


Note:  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.                                    

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

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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