Has your club thought of starting a butterfly garden with a local school? Louisiana State University Ag Center has put together a booklet to help you get started. If you already have a school garden, you may find some helpful information as well. Note that the butterflies listed are native to Louisiana, not Ohio. Thank you Marlene Hatton for sending this! School Butterfly Garden doc
LEARN, GROW, CONNECT, SERVE, TOGETHER MEMBERSHIP MONDAYS OCTOBER & NOVEMBER ZOOM PROGRAMS NGC Grants Programs Did you know that NGC offers six types of grants to help your club succeed in community projects? Join us October 10 and November 8 as we explore each grant. These workshops will teach you how and when you can apply, and how to make your grant application shine. We'll also share success stories from clubs across the Americas who have put these grants to good [...]
2022 4-H School Garden Conference Celebrate Community through Gardening at the Eighth School Garden Conference! COLUMBUS-The eighth 4-H school garden conference will take place Friday, October 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on the OSU Campus. The theme this year is Cultivating Common Ground. School gardens are a way to bring a community together through shared experiences of planting, harvesting, cooking and more. Learn about the diversity that a garden has [...]
REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE WITH INVASIVE WORM STUDY My name is Cynthia Yoder. I was hoping you could forward this email along to your group mailing list and anyone else you think may be interested. I will be sending this to other clubs and school systems as well. I am a graduate student at the University of Akron studying jumping worm species (Amynthas spp.) and their effects on garden plants and other worm species. I'm also working on ways to reach out [...]
We've added a page with info and flyers for your club events! Check it out to see what's happening and support your fellow GCO clubs! Click here: https://gardenclubofohio.org/gco-club-events/ or go to the GCO Club Events tab under Events Calendar.