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Saturday Gardening Series February 29 and March 7, 2020

Posted by cherylu at Jan 14, 2020. No Comments.

Please join us on February 29 and March 7, 2020 for the Saturday Gardening Series. We’ll have four informative speakers per day, a silent auction, raffle baskets and a books & bulbs sale. A breakfast buffet and lunch are also included. The cost is $60 for both days or $37.50 for one day. The series runs from 8 am to 3 pm both dates. Location:  Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron – Peninsula Rd, Akron, OH 44313

To register, click here.

February 29th Presentations

  • Jacqueline Kowalski, OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator for Summit County, will let us in on a new, trendy color palette of “non-color” options for your garden in her talk Color Isn’t Everything!
  • Sex in the Garden, presented by Master Gardener Volunteer Phyllis Mihalik, will detail the whole spicy story of the special interaction between flowers, insects and birds in nature.
  • A horticulturist at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Amp Giles will explore the vast array of plants used in the perfume industry in From Garden to Bottle: Plants of the Perfume Industry.
  • Arborist John Palmer will help us avoid mistakes in the garden which can lead to our garden landscapes being much less sustainable in Deforestation by Design©.

March 7th Presentations

  • Dan Hermes, VP of Research and Development for The Davey Tree Expert Company will address concerns of climate change and its effects in Climate Change, Forest, and Arboriculture: As Earth Warms, Trees Feel the Heat.  In Where Would We Be Without Birds?
  • Jamey Emmert, Wildlife Communications Specialist for the Division of Wildlife’s Northeast Ohio district will share how Conservationists literally saved billions of birds 100 years ago as well as the importance of these feathered creatures to us now.
  • Aaron Wilson, Atmospheric Scientist at The Ohio State University, will help us explore differences between weather and climate. He’ll share how the changes in climate affect our landscapes as well as what is projected for our future in Weather and Climate Impacts on Gardening in Ohio.
  • In Fun with Plant Families! Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist with The Ohio State University, will inspire us to step out of our comfort zones and try new things in the garden.

Master Gardeners will receive 4 CE’s for each day.

If you have any questions or problems registering, please email us at this email address: greenbleugran@gmail.com

Summit County Master Gardeners, PO Box 1164, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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