Licking County Market Lamb Sale

Saturday April 6th will be the First Annual Licking County Market Lamb Sale.  The sale will feature lambs from Licking and surrounding counties.  These are from breeders that have produced many champions in the past.  Several of these lambs are sired by artificial insemination to top rams from around the country.  Activities start at 10:00 a.m. with a nutrition talk, followed by a selection seminar, viewing of the lambs, and the sale.  This event will take place at the Hartford Fairgrounds.  Click on this link for the flyer – 2019 Lamb Sale Flyer-2391698

Licking County Lamb Banquet

The 2019 Licking County Lamb Banquet will take place Thursday, April 11th at 6:30 p.m.  The Licking Valley Church of Christ 1578 Dayton Rd Newark will be the location. A buffet-style lamb dinner will be served.  The cost is $15 for ages 13 and up and $8 for ages 6-12, 5 and under are free.  You don’t need to raise sheep to attend.  Click on this link for the flyer to see more details –  2019 Banquet Flyer-25mfhad

Growing Mushrooms with Logs

Have you ever wanted to grow your own mushrooms?  Jim Murphy, Certified Arborist, will demonstrate how to grow your own shitake and oyster mushrooms with logs.  This program is free and no registration is required.  Come join us on Saturday April 13th at 10 am.  The program will take place in the Licking Co. Agriculture Center 771 E. Main Street Newark, Ohio.  Click on the following link for the flyer – Mushroom demonstration-1u51s91

Hydrangea School

Join Eric Barrett to discover the world of hydrangeas.  Learn about types, care, pruning and bloom times. You’ll receive a quick reference chart to take to the garden center and a hydrangea plant to take home.  The class will take place at the Licking County Library, 101 W. Main Street Newark OH. on Tuesday, April 30th, from 1-3 p.m.  Registration is required and the cost is $30.  Please click on the following link for details and the registration form.2019 Licking Hydrangea School-1lp9kcc


The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers invite you to attend their Yearly Plant Sale. For your shopping convenience, our plant sale coincides with the Annual Hudson Street Porch & Garage Sale.

Saturday, May 11, 2019
8:30 A.M. –2:00 P.M..
473 Hudson Ave, Newark

A wide variety of plants have been prepared just for you, including perennials for your sunny and shady spots, succulents, garden items and accessories. Veggie gardeners will find a wide variety of healthy tomato and pepper seedlings and guidance for when to plant them.
Master Gardener Volunteers will be on hand to answer your questions or suggest plants for your garden conditions. Contact Lori Swihart at 740-670-5315 or email swihart.33@osu.edufor questions or directions. Check us out on Facebook or