Photo Caption: 2017 participants earnestly listen to perennial horticulture presentations.
Ohio State University Extension Clermont County will host the 24th Southwest Ohio Perennial School on April 12, 2018 at 8 a.m. at the Clermont County Fairground’s 4-H Hall, 1000 Locust Street, Owensville, Ohio.
The event will feature educational presentations with a tradeshow, staffed by regional vendors and gardening organizations.
Speakers include (topics titles subject to change) “Introduction to Growing Mushrooms” Jerry Iles, OSU Extension, Fairfield County; “Farmer Florist” Tracey Parriman, Tracey Rae Farmer Florist; “Designing your Landscape” Kyra Back, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden; “Time for Better Breads and Butter: Expand Planting Choices” Brian Heinz, Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and one yet to be determined.
Download a registration form. Registration is $40 on or before April 1; registration will be $45 after April 1. Fee includes program, continental breakfast, buffet lunch, refreshments, handouts and door prize tickets. Our favorite Chef Michael of “Taste of the Good Life” will be catering lunch.
Clermont Extension is a non-formal education branch of OSU. The office merges needs of local citizens with OSU’s research through four focus areas: Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources and Community Development. Call 513-732-7070 for more information.