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March 12, 2016

Come and help remove the invasive honeysuckle from 4-H Camp Palmer grounds.  Bring clippers, rakes and be dressed approperately.  4-H Camp Palmer is located on Harrison Lake north of State Route 20A near the Fulton and Williams County line. For more information contact the camp at 419-237-2247.

March 12, 2016

Invasive plant species can be all around us.  They may pop up in our landscapes and gardens, spread into natural and park areas and invade our woodlots. We can be an army banning together to fight invasive species. Whether in is monitoring and reporting, manageing through removal, or making different plant selections - we need everyone, including you!

Program is being held at the OSU Extension Williams County office at 1425 East High Street in Bryan.

January 26, 2016

Allen & Hardin County MGV Course

January 26, 2016

Allen & Hardin County MGV Course

Become an OSU Master Gardener Hardin County – Do you have an interest in gardening, want to improve your skills, and at the same time, enjoy sharing your knowledge with others? The Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardeners will partner with Allen County OSU Extension Master Gardeners to host a Master Gardener Volunteer training course for new Master Gardener Volunteers this spring.

November 6, 2015

MGV Training begins Feb 4, 2016.

Miami County MGV Intern Class will be Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. beginning February 4, 2016 to March 31, 2016. Classes will be held in Troy at the Old Courthouse. Please see our website for further details.

October 27, 2015

Come Garden With the Master Gardeners of Clark County

Master Gardener Volunteer Training in Clark County will begin on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 and will continue every Wednesday through March 30 th. 

Applications are now being accepted and are available on line at  After receiving your application, you will be contacted to schedule an interview.  50 hours are in the classroom and 50 hours are volunteering on a county project.

June 15, 2015

MGV State Conference Registration is now open.  Visit for information and registration.

May 19, 2015

Join other Master Gardeners and some of OSUE's top experts to sharpen your diagnostic skills with a hands-on workshop focusing on tree problems.

Join other MGVs who love to learn and hone your diagnostic skills at the same time.  The class includes a presentation in the morning focusing on the 21 Questions of Diagnostics.  Learn about the diagnostic process and then practice your skills in the afternoon.  You will be able to test your knowledge with hands-on samples that provide an opportunity for learning more about the diagnostic process as well as specific landscape problems that might arise.  The hands-on session will focus on tree problems.

April 15, 2015

Pat Holfbauer, Montpelier will share her Spring Garden and information on raising bulbs.

April 15, 2015

Steve Krill will share his skills at taking photographs of your garden.  Bring your camera and we will travel to Joyce Mocherman's garden for hands on practice.

April 15, 2015

Marilyn Sachs will share hints in the kitchen when using vegetables from her husbands vegetable garden.

April 15, 2015

Tracy Gleason of Green Acres, Archbold will share tips on raising succulents, propogation and new varieties available.

April 15, 2015

The public is invited to create an evergreen Grave Saddle, Grave Pillow or Table Center Piece.  Bring item to personalize the item.  Greens and frames will be provided.  Cost is pending. Instructor is Angie Girdham of Hilsdale, Michigan College Horticulture Department.  The program will be held at the Williams County Fairgrounds.

April 13, 2015

Master Gardeners Meghan and Reese Davis will bring their expertise in choosing the right container, potting mix and general care of vegetables.  They will also share specific vegetable plants that do best growing in containers.

April 13, 2015

Amy Enfield, a consumer horticulturalist with the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company will head this seminar on how to make your vegetable garden more productive.  She will also share new vegetable varieties as well as information on organic gardening practices.

February 5, 2015

From start to honey:  Learn the best management practices in order to keep your hives producing.

Master Gardeners and BeeKeepers come and learn about beekeeping from experienced  Bee Keepers fron the West Central BeeKeepers Association. This program is worth 6 hours of continuing education credit for Master Gardeners. Topics are:  Honey Bees and their Prodducts; Equipment needed; Colony Organization; Management of your Colonies; Diseases and Pests, What are Nucs?

Coffee, Donuts, and lunch provided.  Everyone in attendence will receive a book.  Cost is $55.00

July 3, 2014

Hone your diagnotic skills and learn more about IPM for both your landscape and vegetable garden.

June 26, 2014

This year’s program features two Keynote Speakers, breakout session topics and bus tours designed to equip you with the latest tools and information.  Morning keynote, Debra Knapke will present Biophiliaand lunch keynote, Felder Rushing will present Slow Gardening.  

Please see the link below for a copy of the OWU campus map.

October 17th & 18th, 2014

Ohio Wesleyan University
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center
40 Rowland Avenue
Delaware, Ohio  43015

Please see the link below for a copy of the OWU campus map.

Hosted by Master Gardeners from Delaware, Madison and Union Counties.

April 21, 2014

Three workshops are being offered on May 14, 15, and 16 at different locations around Ohio.

December 19, 2013

Join the Master Gardeners for their 2014 Fall Seminar: Gardening Through the Seasons, at Embassy Suites, Independence.  CE credit for Master Gardeners.  Open to the public.  Please save the date and watch for final details.

Join the Master Gardeners for their 2014 Fall Seminar: Gardening Through the Seasons, at Embassy Suites, Independence.  CE credit for Master Gardeners.  Open to the public.  Please save the date and watch for final details.

July 22, 2013

Keep enjoying your gardening activity by learning how to reduce garden related injuries with tips from Ken McGuire.

INJURY PREVENTION – Reducing Injuries in the Garden

Kent McGuire – Ohio AgrAbility Program Coordinator 

Source:  AG Safety S.T.A.T. - Safe Tactics for AG Today; Vol. 6 No. 6 June 2013