Gardening advice. Jefferson and Harrison County volunteer Master Gardeners will operate a booth at the Farmers Gateway Market this season, positioned on the Eastern Gateway Community College in Steubenville. The volunteers will answer backyard fruit, vegetable, and flower manufacturing questions.
The farmers market runs June 5 through Sept. 25, from four:30 to 6:30 p.m. The volunteers can be there every different week, starting June 12.
Plant sale. Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens’ Spring Plant Sale and the public sale can be held May 10-eleven on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. Visitors will locate vegetation, striking baskets, forte trees, fit-for-human consumption plants, unusual dwarf conifers, and rain garden plants.
The plant sale on the northwest corner of Lane Avenue and Fred Taylor Drive will be open May 10, from nine a.m. To 7 p.m. And May 11, from 9 a.m. To three p.M.
Premium tree and shrub auctions will start at 4 p.m. On Friday, and at 10 a.m. On Saturday. Auction objects will include uncommon timber and shrubs donated by over 25 Ohio nurseries and landscape corporations. All proceeds gain training and studies applications.
Chadwick Arboretum horticulturists and Master Gardener Volunteers from the Franklin County workplace of Ohio State University Extension may be accessible to reply to safe-to-eat and ornamental flora. Ohio State pupil businesses will promote vegetation they have grown to raise the budget for instructional trips and conferences.
Plant sale attendees will even find an expansion of gardening equipment, handcrafted rings, stationery, garden art, honey merchandise, and more.
LAWRENCE CO. (PA.)
Garden hotline. The Penn State Master Gardeners of Lawrence County has opened its garden hotline for the 2019 season. The Master Gardeners of Lawrence County can answer questions on various subjects, including growing greens, results, ornamentals, turf grass, plant identification, pruning, and bug and disorder problems.
To help with identity and prognosis, plant and bug specimens may be added to the Lawrence County Extension office placed on the courthouse’s third floor during Garden Hotline hours.
Master Gardeners will be responsible Monday, September 11:30 a.M.; Tuesday 1-3:30 p.M.; Wednesday, nine a.M. Till midday; Thursday and Friday from 1:30 to 3:30 p.M. Call 724-654-8370 to talk with volunteers.
Children’s lawn application. With the Good Nature Garden Partners application, OSU Extension aims to train youngsters about gardening and how their food is produced.
Participation in the program is based on team shape. A “growing crew” can be formed utilizing any organization of youngsters and should be led through a grownup volunteer(s). The volunteer will fill out a volunteer form that allows them to receive loose seeds and plants for their group, then plant a garden and compete for prizes and recognition at the end of summertime.
Teams are chargeable for locating their own garden plot or field lawn.
Throughout the summer, groups will attend the gardening kick-off occasion on May 27 and must participate in at least two different gardening occasions.
A garden party on Aug. 12 will wrap up the summer season with fellowship and risk to win prizes for excellent garden shows, garden harvest, and greater.
Plant sale. The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will hold its annual plant sale May 9-11, from nine a.m. To 6 p.M., on the MCCTC, 7300 Palmyra Road, Canfield.
Garden artwork. Mahoning County Master Gardeners hold their lawn art collection on May 13, from 1-3 p.m., with a workshop in Building 24 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield, Ohio.
Pam Baytos and Kary Shively will lead the workshop on turning a vintage shovel into a planter. Participants have to offer their shovels.
Registration is $20; seating is limited—Call 330-533-5538 to check in.
Strawberry seminar. Peg Zeleznik, Mahoning County volunteer Master Gardener, will discuss developing strawberries through “Coffee with the Master Gardeners” software on May 20 at the OSU Extension workplace, 490 S. Broad Street, Canfield, Ohio. Coffee and doughnuts could be served at 9:30 a.m., with this system jogging from 10 a.m. Until midday.
Registration is $15; seating is limited—Call 330-533-5538 to sign up.
Plant sale, open residence. Secrest Arboretum, a part of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, maintains its annual Plant Discovery Day plant sale and available home on May eleven.
The open house will highlight the new $2 million Welcome and Education Center, the primary-ever traveler middle for the public, a hundred-plus-acre arboretum.
The Plant Discovery Day plant sale will offer loads of styles of trees, shrubs, and perennials, and all proceeds will cross towards enhancing the arboretum’s projects and packages.
Also at Plant Discovery Day could be an extraordinary-plant silent auction, a trojan horse zoo, a chain of “Whiz Bang Science Shows” for youngsters; food vans, and sales by way of students and outside companies of herbs, orchids, annuals, uncommon conifers, placing baskets, vegetable starts, carnivorous vegetation, and native wildflowers, amongst others.