Lake County Master Gardeners Offer Gardening Workshop March 7, 2020

The Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers and Lake County OSU Extension are hosting their Home Gardeners’ Workshop on March 7, 2020 at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland. The program starts at 8:45 am, and the last session ends at 3:30 pm. All who enjoy gardening are welcome!  Keynote speaker is Laura Deeter, PhD, Full Professor of Horticulture at Ohio State University ATI, who will present “kNOw Maintenance Perennials.”  Attendees will choose three additional presentations from the following speakers: Ann Rzepka Budziak, Holden Forests and Gardens; Bill Hendricks, Klyn Nurseries Inc.; Danae Wolfe, OSUE;  Garrett Ormiston, Cleveland Museum of Natural History;  John Barber, Friends of Lower Lake;  Laura Bonnell and Natalie Gertz-Young, Master Rain Gardeners; Margaret Rivera, OSUE; Mary Slingluff, Avalon Gardens; and Sarah Short, OSU. 

Topics include: Planting Native Plants for Birds, Shade Gardening with Native Woodland Wildflowers, Ticks and Lyme Disease, Propagating Native Plants from Seed, Using Native Plants in Your Landscape, Stories of the Garden with Photography, Rain Gardens 101, Community Gardens, and Trees for Bees.

The program fee of $48 includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, and a parting gift. A variety of garden-related items will be available for purchase. To register for the workshop, email for a brochure and registration form or download a form on our website Call the Extension office at 440-350-2254 for more information or a registration form. Visit us on Facebook at OSUE Lake County Master Gardeners. The deadline for registration is February 26. We hope to see you March 7! 

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Volume 11, Issue 2, Posted 5:53 PM, 02.05.2020