Sat., October 01, 2016 at 8:00am


Sat., October 01, 2016 at 12:00am

Event Venue

RG Drage Career Technical Center

2800 Richville Drive SE

Massillon, OH 44646, Ohio



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This OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program educational event is open to the public and will feature local gardening experts presenting a variety of topics for the gardening enthusiast. Marne Titchenell, OSU Extension Wildlife Program Specialist, will keynote the day with a presentation focused on controlling nuisance wildlife in the landscape, entitled “The Good, the Bad & the Hungry”. Additional featured topics and presenters include: “Mums the Word” with Bill Aulenbach and “Bonsai 101” with Ken Huth. New to this year’s program are demonstrations on three select do-it-yourself topics including “Soaker Hose/Irrigation DIY” by John Niebel; “Winter Containers” by Trudy Hoover; and “How to Create a Living Wreath” by Rita Mullet.

A registration fee of $25 is due by September 23 and includes a continental breakfast. Late registrations will be accepted after September 23 for a fee of $30. All registrations must be received by noon on September 30 in order to attend the event. No registrations will be accepted at the door. Registration and payment can be completed on-line by visiting http://go.osu.edu/botanica2016.

The event will also offer door prizes, a basket raffle and Ye Olde Garden Shoppe, an opportunity to purchase new and gently used gardening items, as well as holiday decorations. All proceeds from the event directly benefit future fall symposium programs and Stark County Master Gardener Volunteer Program community projects.

For more information, or to obtain a registration form, visit www.osustarkmg.org or contact the OSU Extension Stark County office at 330-832-9856, ext.3476.

The Master Gardener Volunteer Program is part of The Ohio State University Extension. Its mission is to provide knowledge to, and develop the leadership abilities of volunteers who enable others to improve the quality of their lives by enhancing their home and community environments through horticulture education and activities. OSU Extension provides research and related education programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information: http://go.osu.edu/cfaesdiversity .