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Upcoming Events
  • 10/17/2019 6:00 pmGOOD GARDENS ANNUAL SEED SWAP
  • 01/22/2020 7:00 pmMeet Me in the Garden
  • 02/26/2020 7:00 pmMeet Me in the Garden
  • 03/25/2020 7:00 pmMeet Me in the Garden
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We’re hiring!

Posted by Jacqueline Kowalski at Aug 15, 2019. No Comments.

The Master Gardener Volunteers of Summit County are seeking applications for a volunteer coordinator.  This opportunity is a contract position. Click here for more details and job description.

To submit your application, please email a cover letter,  an updated resume or CV, and list three (3) references to Jacqueline Kowalski kowalski.124@osu.edu or Nick Katanic nkatanic@roadrunner.com.

 

 


Upcoming Garden Events, Tips, Soil Kits, Seed Sharing, Helpful Links, Herb Survey AND MORE.

Posted by cherylu at Mar 8, 2019. No Comments.

KEEP UP WITH YOUR GARDEN PLANS!

READ YOUR OCTOBER COMMUNITY GARDENING NEWSLETTER HERE.

 

ALSO, LOOK BELOW FOR UPCOMING MASTER GARDENER EVENTS…”MEET ME IN THE GARDEN” AT  F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Rd., Akron. AND COFFEE CHATS AT Lakefront Community Center located at 2491 Canfield Road


Good Gardens

Posted by cherylm at Mar 3, 2019. No Comments.

Good Gardens is a FREE educational program for community gardeners and home gardeners alike. Join local experts to learn about a variety of topics. While you’re there, check out the community garden for inspiration!

All programs are on the third Thursday of the month from April to October, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the Goodyear Heights Lodge West Room: 2077 Newton Street, Akron

JULY 18 – GOOD GARDENS: PRESERVING YOUR HARVEST

AUGUST 15 – GOOD GARDENS: SKETCHING IN THE GARDEN

SEPTEMBER 19 – GOOD GARDENS: EXTENDING THE GROWING SEASON

October 17 – GOOD GARDENS: ANNUAL SEED SWAP


Meet Me In The Garden

Posted by cherylm at Dec 31, 2018. 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.     The Winter programs will begin in January 22, 2020.   

Photo – C. Manson

January 22 – Backyard Bugs:  Good, Bad and the Hungry!
Presented by Ashly Kulhanek, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator

February 26 – Home and Garden Hardscapes, 
presented by Dave Thomas, R. G. Thomas Landscape and Design

March 25 – Phenology:  Using Nature’s Calendar to Predict Plant Bloom and Insect Activity,
presented by Denise Ellsworth, Program Director, Pollination Education.  OSU Dept. of Entomology/Extension

                                                 

Hope to see you there!


FREE COFFEE CHATS IN 2019

Posted by cherylu at Oct 20, 2018. No Comments.

Summit County Master Gardeners and the Vegetable Gardening Practicum Committee will be conducting a series of free Coffee Chats during the 2019 gardening season the Lakefront Community Center located at 2491 Canfield Road, Akron 44312.  Join the discussion at 9 am.   No reservations required.  PLEASE NOTE COFFEE CHATS ARE ON FRIDAY.

October 4 – Leaf Casting or Hypertufa – by Nancy Clark

 

All are welcome. Coffee will be provided.


Master Gardener Hotline

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

The Master Gardener Hotline is OPEN for the season!

The Summit County Master Gardener Hotline starts on Tuesday,  March 5, 2019.  The Hotline is every Tuesday, from 9:00 am until noon, through October 30.
Call 234-226-6639.

You can also ask your gardening questions online!  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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