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  • 01/19/2019 8:00 amDesign and Beyond: A Garden Symposium
  • 01/23/2019 7:00 pmMeet Me In The Garden 1CEU
  • 02/27/2019 7:00 pmMeet Me In The Garden 1CEU
  • 03/02/2019 8:00 amSaturday Gardening Series
  • 03/09/2019 8:00 amSaturday Gardening Series
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Join Summit County Master Gardeners at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron Peninsula Rd, Akron, OH 44313, for two full days of informative gardening presentations (four speakers each session), silent auction, raffle baskets, book sales, bulb sales, and more. Doors open at 8 am with sessions going until 2:30 pm. Full details available at the registration link below.

No tickets will sold at the door. You must be pre-registered. Registration will close on February 18. Cost is $37.50 for one day or $60 for both days. Buffet breakfast and lunch are included in fee. TO REGISTER CLICK HERE

The speakers and topics include:
March 2
“Hops in the Backyard,” Jaqueline Kowalski will cover the basics of backyard hop production, including variety selection, cultural practices and disease management.
“Untold Stories of the Garden,” Danae Wolfe will share some steadfast survival and reproduction rituals to pollination and even charming tales of maternal care, as insects and spiders keep our gardens buzzing with adventure.
“Cacti and Succulents in the Garden,” Bill Hendricks will help us identify what succulents can be grown successfully in our hardiness zone and share guidelines on soil requirements and preparation as well as drainage concerns.
“Shade Gardening Using Native Woodland Wildflowers,” Garrett Ormiston will discuss how native woodland plants can be incorporated into a shade garden setting to create a more interesting, aesthetically pleasing, and biologically-diverse garden.

March 9th

“Successfully Growing Figs in Containers, “ Peter Kennedy will tell us how a fruit
tree commonly grown in the Mediterranean can thrive and be productively wintered over here in Ohio with knowledge and careful planning,
“Ohio Forests: They’re Not Just Trees,” Robin Christensen will help us take a
look at the state of Ohio forests: how they have changed over the years, how those changes affect wildlife and how we all play a vital role in forest health.
“What is a Watershed?”, Kate Chapel will educate us on what watersheds are and how they influence what plants can be grown successfully on your site.
“Continual Color without Continual Hassle!” Laura Deeter will help us learn some of the science behind color theory and tips, hints, and techniques for all gardeners to put to use this season.

Master Gardeners receive 4 CEUs for EACH date.



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