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  • 03/27/2019 7:00 pmMeet Me In The Garden 1CEU
  • 04/18/2019 6:00 pmGOOD GARDENS TERRIFIC TOMATOES
  • 05/16/2019 6:00 pmGOOD GARDENS SUCCESS FROM SOIL UP
  • 05/22/2019 7:00 pmMeet Me In The Garden 1CEU
  • 06/20/2019 6:00 pmGOOD GARDENS EVERYTHING HERBS
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Posted by cherylu at Mar 8, 2019. No Comments.

START YOUR GARDEN PLANS!

READ YOUR 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

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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

APRIL 18 – GOOD GARDENS: TERRIFIC TOMATOES

MAY 16 – GOOD GARDENS: SUCCESS FROM THE SOIL UP

June 20 – GOOD GARDENS: EVERYTHING HERBS

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, 2019.   

Photo – Wolcott Lilac Gardens

January 23 – Amazing Bees, presented by Randall Mitchell, Professor of Biology, University of Akron

February 27 – Fun and Interesting Annuals, presented by Betsy Kollman Bresky, Owner and President, Kollman’s Greenhouse, Inc.

March 27 – Wolcott Lilac Garden, presented by Dr. Robert Zavodny, President, International Lilac Society                                                      

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.   Upcoming chats are:

  

March 26 – “Waking up the Garden in Spring ”  (A group discussion with Master Gardeners

April 9 – “Totally Tomatoes” by Lee Paulson (“The Big Tomato”)

April 23 – “Square Foot Gardening” by Geoff Kennedy

May 7 – “Container Gardening” – by Deidre Bentancourt

May 21 – “Gardening for Seniors”- by Karen Thomas

All are welcome. Coffee will be provided.


2019 TOUR OF GARDENS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 29

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The annual Tour of Gardens will return in 2019 on a new weekend.  Join us on June 29 to explore and enjoy outstanding local gardens in this self-guided tour.  This event is being planned now. More information coming in 2019.

 

 


Master Gardener Hotline

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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 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!

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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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