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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.

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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.

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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

 

June 12, 2013

Summer weather is barely here, but it's not too early to think about the 2013 Ohio MG State Conference on October 4-5, in Independence, OH, conveniently located just south of Cleveland.   As you will see, in addition to the State MG Awards Dinner, we assembled a dynamite group of speakers and fun, yet educational, bus tours.  Please check out the details.

Summer weather is barely here, but it's not too early to think about the 2013 Ohio MG State Conference on October 4-5, in Independence, OH, conveniently located just south of Cleveland.   As you will see frm the flyer below, in addition to the State MG Awards Dinner, we have assembled a dynamite group of speakers and fun, yet educational, bus tours. 
Check out the following link:
For online details, registration and payment: cuyahogamg.org/SC

May 29, 2013

2013 Ohio Master Gardener State Conference
Registration:  7:00 a.m.
Seminar Sessions - October 5, 8:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. (6 CE credits for MGs)
Keynote speaker Joe Lamp'l (TV's Joe the Gardener) followed by four breakout sessions, with four choices for each.

2013 Ohio Master Gardener State Conference
October 4-5, 2013 at Embassy Suites, Independence, Ohio
For online details, registration and payment:  cuyahogamg.org/SC
For printable details and registration form for mailing:  cuyahogamg.org/SCinfo

April 22, 2013

Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz (BLBB) is a network of volunteers trained to collect lady beetle biodiversity data in Ohio. Lady beetles provide important natural pest control in gardens and on farms. Unfortunately, many native species are declining and the BLBB program has been established to track and understand these declines.

 

Buckeye Lady Beetle Blitz (BLBB) is a network of volunteers trained to collect lady beetle biodiversity data in Ohio. Lady beetles provide important natural pest control in gardens and on farms. Unfortunately, many native species are declining and the BLBB program has been established to track and understand these declines.

March 12, 2013

Do you have plans for a unique or innovative MGV Continuing Education program but lack the funds to do it? Eight grants for $250 each are available just for that purpose! The deadlines for applications for 2013 are January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1. You have missed the first deadline, but don't miss the next one.

 

 

April 1 Deadline for MGV Continuing Education Grants

            Do you have plans for a unique or innovative  MGV Continuing Education program  but lack the funds to do it?  Eight grants for $250 each are available just for that purpose!   The deadlines for applications for 2013 are January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1.  You have missed the first deadline, but don't miss the next one.

February 21, 2013

Seneca County Master Gardener Vince Kirchner will take you from food selection, preparation, the actual dehydrating to reconstituting the dehydrated foods to use in recipes.  You will sample the dried and reconstitued foods, discuss using dehydrated foods in recipes and even take home some samples as well as a dehydrating recipe booklet with recipes the presenter has tried and used for this program.  Call 419-447-9722 ext 10 to reserve your seat.

January 31, 2013

 

The Department of Plant Pathology now offers three online courses that can be used towards Master Gardener continuing education credits. “Sick Plants and a Hungry World” covers basic concepts in plant diseases, such as the disease triangle. It also goes into detail on historical stories of plant diseases and contemporary global issues. 

 

December 14, 2012

The Madison County Master Gardeners are offering volunteer training school beginning January 31, 2013 and concluding May 2, 2013.

 

Applicants from counties adjacent to Madison County are welcome.

 

Classes will be held Thursdays 6 to 9 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office in London Ohio.

 

Cost is $175 per applicant and covers the cost of instruction, information manual and fingerprinting/background check as required.

November 9, 2012

We need experienced gardeners - specifically MGVs to go with Former First Lady Hope Taft, her daughter Anna Taft, and State MGV Coordiantor Pam Bennett to Ecuador February 8-16, 2013.

We need experienced gardeners - specifically MGVs to go with Former First Lady Hope Taft, her daughter Anna Taft, and State MGV Coordinator Pam Bennett to Ecuador February 8-16, 2013.

June 14, 2012

 You will not want to miss the Tree Amigos in Action

Join Lucas County Master Gardener Volunteers as we tour Secrest Arboretum with Joe Boggs, Jim Chatfield, and Erik Draper.  Dress for the weather and pack a brown bag lunch while we help raise funds for Secrest Tornado Recovery efforts.  Fee $15.00

RSVP to northrup.10@cfaes.osu.edu

 

October 19, 2011

Cuyahoga County Continuing Education - Community Gardening Update

MG Continuing Education - 2.0 hrs:  Community Gardening: Pros and Cons of the 2011 Season
A group of Master Gardeners involved in various community gardening programs will participate in a panel discussion on their perspectives on community gardening, their personal involvement, the successes and shortcomings.  Cuyahoga County Extension Director.