CFAES Give Today
OSU Extension

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Beat the Winter Blahs Series

Repeats every month on January, February, March on the second Wednesday 2 times.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
County Services Bldg., Room 145
Contact email:
Contact name:
Tammi Rogers
Contact phone:

Need a great gift for a gardener friend? Give them the gift of gardening fun and register for the “Beat the Winter Blahs” workshop series!  Join local Master Gardeners to learn more about gardening with fellow enthusiasts while getting out this winter and beating those winter blahs! The cost is $10 per person/ per session or $25 per person for all three sessions.  Registration deadline is one week before each session and a registration flyer can be found at or at the OSU Extension Office (740.622.2265). Program begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and are all held in Room 145 of the County Services Building at 724 South 7th St. Topics and dates are as follows:

January 11- Growing & Forcing Bulbs

Learn how to bring blooms indoors and take a dish of narcissus home. We’ll also go over growing hardy bulbs and how to force spring-blooming branches.

February 8- Bats of Ohio

Did you know bats are not blind and there are 13 species in Ohio? Learn more about our native bats, the good they do and the threats they face. Blueprints for building your own bat house will be provided.

March 8- Growing Milkweed for Monarchs

All stages of the monarch butterfly depend on milkweed for their survival. Come learn more about growing different varieties of milkweed in your garden; take some seeds home and paint a pot for growing milkweed.