Roundup of gardening news for Nov. 5, 2020

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Holiday series. Get into the holiday spirit with this free series of holiday programs that will be offered via Zoom. Register at

Available programs include the following:

  Forcing Amaryllis for the Winter Season, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12. Jacqueline Kowalski, agriculture and natural resources educator with the Ohio State University Extension, will discuss the origins, development and background of today’s amaryllis and share information on some of her favorites.

  Making a Boxwood Wreath, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. A home-crafted wreath is a personal way to say welcome or to bring the garden into your home. Join Summit County Master Gardener Melinda Stewart as she demonstrates how to turn boxwood greens, a wreath frame and a few tools and supplies into a lovely indoor or outdoor holiday wreath that can grace your home for months to come.

  Making a Holiday Centerpiece, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10. Summit County Master Gardener Melinda Stewart will teach you how evergreen branches, a candlestick and a few supplies and tools can be turned into a beautiful focal point.

  History and Horticulture of the Holidays, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Join Summit County Master Gardener Lee Paulson as he discusses historical holiday traditions from around the world.

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