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July 21 – Plant Now for a Fall Garden Harvest (Zoom Webinar) – 6:30 p.m., It may still be summertime, but now is the time to prepare for a fall harvest! Fall is a great season for growing produce. The rain returns, the sun is plentiful and the insects start to disappear. Learn from Dr. Timothy McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator at Ohio State, as he shares what you can plant now so you can enjoy a garden harvest this fall! Webinar is free, but registration is required.

August 4 – Summer Garden Virtual Walk with Worthington Community Garden (Zoom) – 6:30 p.m., A summer garden walk, in partnership with Worthington Community Garden will focus on garden pests, harvest, what to plant now and what is happening with this weather.  This is a free and open to the public class, so bring your friends and your questions! Register in advance for this opportunity.

August 4 – Growing and Enjoying Lilacs in Central Ohio (Zoom Webinar) – 7 p.m., Join us for a free webinar focused on growing and enjoying lilacs in Central Ohio. This event is sponsored by OSU Extension Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteer Program. Click here for more information and to join the webinar.

August 5 – Wellness Wednesdays (Zoom Webinar) – 11 a.m., Join OSU Extension Educator Jenny Lobb for a wellness webinar the first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. for the rest of 2020. Click here for more information.

August 7 – Hydrangeas Webinar (Zoom Webinar) – 10 a.m., Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers will present “Hydrangeas” at the next session in the Coffee with the Master Gardeners series on August 7 at 10 a.m. The session will be taught by Norma Follstaedt, who has been a Master Gardener Volunteer since 1993. Norma will share different types of hydrangeas and what their needs, help gardeners choose the right type to purchase, and the optimum location to plant and understand why their existing planting is not looking great. The session will be held virtually, so you can enjoy viewing from the comforts of your own home. There is no cost however, pre-registration is required by August 5. Please go here for more details and registration. For more details contact Jessica Adams by email at

Tuesdays and Thursdays until August 20 – RESTART Ohio: Back to Healthy (Zoom Webinar) – Noon, Family and Consumer Science Educators offer webinars on a variety of health and wellness related topics, and provide an opportunity for Ohioans to connect with extension resources and gain valuable knowledge. This complimentary series will utilize the Zoom webinar platform. Pre-registration is required and participants have the option to select one or more sessions in the series.