Similar in mission to a Little Free Library, a new take-what-you-need-for-free farmstand has opened on the grounds of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Community Garden Campus of the Franklin Park Conservatory. “We have bountiful vegetable gardens, and a free little farmstand seemed right in our wheelhouse,” says Jenny Pope, Director of Community Outreach and Education for the Franklin Park […]
Join the Gardening Community and plant your 2020 Victory Garden! The Franklinton Farms Buckeye ISA program provides garden support for any Franklinton family with kids ages 8 and under. You get a raised bed, seeds, plant starts, gardening coaching… and a gardening community! If you don’t have kiddos under aged 8, let us know and […]
Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. Growing flowers or vegetables in a backyard garden, apartment balcony or windowsill is a rewarding and stress-relieving hobby for many people even in normal times. But with COVID-19 spreading across the country – and the resulting “Stay at Home” orders, closure of […]
Do you need to get your hands in the dirt to beat the winter doldrums? Who said you can’t garden in the winter? Create a beautiful and low-maintenance miniature garden terrarium for yourself or as a gift. All materials are included in the registration fee including a variety of plants for your selection. *Class led […]
4-H Project Green Teacher is a school garden educational series for educators and others who are interested in learning about school gardening. The winter 4-H Project Green Teacher series is scheduled for January 8 to March 11 and will be held on the OSU Campus in the Kunz-Brundige Franklin County Extension Building located at 2548 […]
Succulents provide the same great benefits of other indoor plants except these desert darlings thrive on neglect! In this fun, hands-on workshop led by Planthropy, create a succulent arrangement in a beautiful planter. Learn important information about succulent care, growth habits, leaf propagation and tips for creating a stunning arrangement. Additionally, enjoy specialty cocktails paired […]
Joanne Dole, Franklin County Master Gardener Learn all about landscaping & gardening with Ohio native plants. Topics include viewing a gallery of Ohio native plants, how to include them, the benefits and reasoning for including them in your yard and how to prepare a new bed for planting native plants in the spring.