Pamela J. Bennett
Program Director, Master Gardener Volunteer Program; and Extension Educator

Pam is an Associate Professor with The Ohio State University and serves as the Horticulture Educator for OSU Extension in Clark County as well as the Director for the state Master Gardener Volunteer Program Director. She is also Interim Chadwick Arboretum Program Director.

Pam specializes in herbaceous ornamental plant trials and presents programs on annuals and perennials as well as other landscape topics locally, statewide, and nationally.  Pam has also lectured in South Korea, China, Turkey and Greece.  She is a Clark County Park District Commissioner, a Board of Directors member for TAC and the Hartman Rock Garden and is the Past-President of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. 


Pam is the co-author of the award-winning book Garden-pedia, An A-to- Z Guide to Gardening Terms, writes a weekly gardening column for eight counties receiving the Cox Publishing brands, authors the bi-monthly Ask the Expert Column for Ohio Gardening magazine and is a frequent writer for popular gardening magazines as well as trade publications.