Master Gardener 2014 Programs & Events

Upcoming classes that are taught by different Master Gardeners in their expertise areas.

Space is limited per class.  Please register and prepay early.  To register please call the OSU Extension office at 440-834-4656.  Make checks payable to OSU Extension and mail to P.O. Box 387, Burton, OH 44021.  More information will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

Save the dates!!!!

All programs are held at the OSU Extension Office, 14269 Claridon-Troy Road in Burton unless otherwise noted.


 Growing Angel Trumpets, Brugmansia

Wednesday, August 13, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, $35

11457 Fowler's Mill Rd., Chardon

Learn how to select and grow these spectacular, fragrant flowers.  Visit the award winning brugmansia garden of Master Gardener Phyllis  where she will teach you the care and propagation of these beauties.  She will show you the tricks to get hundreds of blooms on a single plant and how to winter them over for years of enjoyment.  As a special treat you'll even get a brugmansia to take home.  Additional plants will be available for purchase.  Ask Phyllis for a tour of her garden too! $35. fee. Call 440-834-4656 to register and get directions.  


     Master Gardener Booth at

The Great Geauga County Fair

Visit the MGV booth for creative gardening ideas for all ages and answers to your gardening questions!  August 28 - September 1


Dahlias for Beginners

Wednesday, September 17, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, $15


Overwintering Plants...Putting Garden to Bed

Saturday, September 20, from 10:00 am - Noon, $15*


($25 if attending both classes on Sept. 20)



Saturday, September 20, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, $15*


Science of Climate Changes...Better Garden?

Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am - Noon, Free!



Saturday, October 4, from 10:00 am - Noon, $35


Orchid:  Care, Feeding & Repotting

Saturday, October 11, from 10:00 am - Noon, $15


Bulbs, Beyond the Ordinary

Thursday, November 6, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm, $15


Christmas Craft from Nature's Bounty

Saturday, December 6, from 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon, $35











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Geauga County Master Gardeners Seeking Applicants for Scholarships
OSU Horticulture, Agriculture and Environmental Science Scholarships The Geauga County Master Gardener Volunteers are pleased to offer two $1,000.00 Scholarships to any Geauga County High School Senior or High School Graduate who is planning to attend or is attending The Ohio State University or The Ohio State University, Agriculture Technical Institute, Wooster Campus pursuing a degree in the related fields of Horticulture, Agriculture, or Environmental Science.
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Master Gardener Volunteer Program Overview
The Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture to interested Ohio resident who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local Ohio State University Extension county office. Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; a passion for learning about gardening and sharing this knowledge with others is a must! Working with county Extension personnel, Master Gardener Volunteers provide such educational services to their communities as: answering gardening questions from the public; conducting plant clinics; gardening activities with children, senior citizens, or disabled persons; beautifying the community; developing community or demonstration gardens; and other horticultural activities.
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