Grow Clark County Gardening Series

Note:  This webinar was postponed due to weather affecting the internet on June 10.  Names were drawn and winners of the gift certificates were alerted that they won.  This presentation can be viewed again on June 25, 2020 at noon - 1:00 p.m.  If you can't attend the live webinar, come back to this page on Friday, June 26 in the afternoon to view the video.  To register for this webinar (you must register again as the link to join is different) go to:  

https://osu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IJAviJYTRPafcyZJ-QkB3Q

 

Managing the Top Pest Problems in Your Flower Gardens -  Virtual Webinar - Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join Pam Bennett as she walks you through the problems that you have already or may encounter in your flower beds this season.  Learn more about the four-lined plant bug, coneflower clipping weevil, and many other insect, disease and rodent problems.  Pam will also discuss management problems as well.

Speaker Bio:  Pam is an Associate Professor with The Ohio State University and serves as the State Master Gardener Volunteer Program Director and Horticulture Educator for OSU Extension in Clark County. She 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, Greece and Turkey.  She is a Clark County Park District Commissioner, and a Board member of the Hartman Rock Garden.  She is the Past-President of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. 

Pam is the co-author of an 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, authored the bi-monthly Ask the Expert Column for Ohio Gardening magazine and is a resource for a variety of gardening topics.

Sponsored by Meadow View Growers 

Registration places your name in a drawing for one of four $25.00 gift certificates to Meadow View Growers.  Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the webinar.  You will also have an opportunity to learn more about this wonderful garden center and be able to ask questions of Bryna Chandler, Marketing and Event Manager.  Bryna will join us at the beginning and share what's availble at the store and more.

Registration:  Click here

Darn I Wish I'd Known That! - Virtual Webinar - Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

We’ve all done it, haven’t we?  We did something in the garden that we shouldn’t have done.  Or we didn’t do something we should.  We’ve all said, “Darn, I wish I’d Known That!”  Learning about the basics of gardening, including soils, soil testing, watering and more helps to prevent this exclaimation!  Join Kathy McConkey for a little jog through garden mistakes and misconceptions and learn how to prevent some “garden oopsies.”

Registration:  Click here

 

Recording for Top Performing LOW Maintenance Annuals for Your Landscape - Virtual Webinar - Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Join Pam Bennett as we take a fast-paced tour of the OSU Extension field trial plots and learn about the best annuals that provide lots of punch and color as well as those that are low-maintainance (east to grow and care for).  

Speaker Bio:  Pam is an Associate Professor with The Ohio State University and serves as the State Master Gardener Volunteer Program Director and Horticulture Educator for OSU Extension in Clark County. She 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, Greece and Turkey.  She is a Clark County Park District Commissioner, and a Board member of the Hartman Rock Garden.  She is the Past-President of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. 

Pam is the co-author of an 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, authored the bi-monthly Ask the Expert Column for Ohio Gardening magazine and is a resource for a variety of gardening topics.

Sponsored by Knollwood Garden Center and Landscaping

Registration places your name in a drawing for one of four $25.00 gift certificates to Knollwood Garden Center and Landscaping.  Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the webinar.  You will also have an opportunity to learn more about this wonderful garden center and be able to ask questions of one of the owners, John Scott.  John will join us at the beginning and share what he has availble at the store and more.

Recording:  Click here

 

Recording for:  Mythbusters:  Soil Lead Edition - virtual webinar  Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Soil is the basis for all successful gardens.  Learn about the most common soil myths and facts about soils.  For instance, do sunflowers or other flowering plants remove lead from the soil?  

Have you ever worried about lead and other contaminants in your soil? Not sure if it’s safe to grow food in your own backyard? Learn how to grow safely in this webinar, which will cover the facts and myths about soil lead and other contaminants.

Speaker:  Alyssa Zearley, a research associate in the Soil, Water and Environmental Lab at the Ohio State University. She researches soil contaminants, remediation, and soil health and creates outreach materials that help urban growers protect themselves from soil contaminants.

Sponsored by Crown Market and Country Gardens

Registration places your name in a drawing for one of four $25.00 gift certificates to Crown Market and Country Gardens.  Drawing will be held at the conclusion of the webinar.  You will also have an opportunity to learn more about this wonderful garden center and be able to ask questions of the owner, Mick DiGioia. 

Recording:  Click Here

Garden Walk in the Park (note four dates) - Free events - Canceled due to Covid-19 p

Thursdays, June 18, July 16, August 20, and September 17
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Snyder Park Gardens and Arboretum (**), meet at the clubhouse. 

Snyder Park Gardens and Arboretum Jubilee - Free event - Canceled due to Covid-19 policies

Saturday, August 1

9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Snyder Park Gardens & Arboretum(**).

Blooms for Your Rooms - still tentative

Saturday, August 29
9:00 a.m.-Noon
Snyder Park Gardens & Arboretum (**) Clubhouse.
Cost $25.  Pre-registration form at http://go.osu.edu/letsgarden.

All Things Landscape - still tentative

Friday, October 9
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
The Derby at Windy Knoll Golf Club, 500 Roscommon Drive, Springfield, OH 45503. 
Cost $40, lunch included. Pre-registration form at http://go.osu.edu/letsgarden.

Tool Sharpening Workshop - still tentative

Friday, October 30
10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Snyder Park Gardens & Arboretum (**) at clubhouse. 
Cost $35, lunch included.  Pre-registration form at http://go.osu.edu/letsgarden.