I will be creating monthly quick video updates on what is happening right now in the garden and posting them each month to summarize the monthly virtual garden walk classes in 2021.
This will allow backyard growers, community gardeners, urban farmers and teacher educators to get information quickly or on social if you do not have the time to attend or view the monthly virtual class events.
In this 4-and-a-half-minute updatewe will take a quick look at:
Spring weather predictions
An update on the Over-wintered spinach and kale
What to plant right now under the lights for spring transplanting
The kickoff to the 2021 growing season will be a virtual class held in partnership with the Greater Columbus Growing Coalition to talk a little Intro to Zoom plus review the 2020 growing year and take a look at our 2021 growing year. It is time to get ready to grow!
The class is free and open to the public so bring your friends and your questions. Registration to the webinar is required and the link is below.
You are invited to a CarmenZoom webinar.
When: Feb 4, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: GCGC Virtual Class
Growing Over Winter is a great way to utilize all four seasons for food production in Ohio. Making the right choice for cold tolerant plantings as well as the use of season extension will allow the backyard grower, community gardener, teacher educator and urban farmer to harvest all 12 months of the year.
Spinach under cover in January, ready to harvest..
Below is a webinar recorded on 10/6 that discusses the various ways to extend your harvest through the cold months. Click the link at the bottom of the post for webinar access.
The backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer can keep the harvest going year round through a combination of indoor and outdoor plantings. Bring your friends and your questions to this free class in partnership with Grandview Heights Public Library.
Ohio is a four season growing environment. Come to this free class to learn how the backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer can keep the harvest going as well as build on soil health over winter.
The backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer in Ohio can harvest all year long in our four season growing environment. Learn what to plant now for a fall harvest at this class at the Bronzeville Growers Market. The market is open for fresh produce sales from 3-6 with a class at 4 pm. The class will be outdoors at the market and participants are encouraged to bring chairs if needed. Bring your friends and your questions to this free class.
There will be two classes held in partnership with City of Bexley Community Gardens to assist the backyard grower, community gardener and urban farmer.
Bring your friends and your questions to these informational garden walks to discuss how to improve soil health in your plot as well as talk strategies to combat the weeds that can drive you crazy.
Classes are free and open to the public.
Timothy McDermott DVM
Ohio State University Extension Franklin County
530 W. Spring St. Suite 275
Columbus, OH 43215
614-866-6900 Ext 220