Calendar

Below are all of our upcoming classes, events, and volunteer opportunities.

Feb
27
Sat
VOLUNTEER: Walnut Woods Workday @ Walnut Hills High School
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
4
Thu
Evolving to Electric @ Online Webinar
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
17
Wed
Cooking Class – The Beneficial Beet @ Online Webinar
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
24
Wed
CLASS: Garden Bed Preparation @ Online Webinar
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CLASS: Garden Bed Preparation @ Online Webinar

The weather is warming up. It’s time to start thinking about getting those garden beds ready for either your seeds or your starter plants. As with all things gardening, there is a right way to approach it and definitely some things to avoid. Join us to learn about one of your first outside vegetable garden chores of the season, garden bed preparation.

Mar
31
Wed
CLASS: Garden Construction Techniques @ Online Webinar
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CLASS: Garden Construction Techniques @ Online Webinar

Learn to build raised beds, compost bins, cold frames and simple trellis forms. We will address alternative building materials for each of these items and give you some creative ideas for how you can adapt them for your garden space.

Apr
1
Thu
CLASS: Spring Backyard Composting @ Online Webinar
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CLASS: Spring Backyard Composting @ Online Webinar

Do you want to start a compost pile but have no idea how to begin? This class is an excellent introduction to why we compost, different styles of composting, and how to get started at home. Whether you are concerned about the environmental impact of food waste or are interested in having the extra nutrients to add to your garden, this class will help you get on the right track!

Apr
2
Fri
VOLUNTEER: Civic Garden Center Workday @ Civic Garden Center
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Join CGC horticultural staff in working on our grounds, Hauck Botanic Gardens. Volunteers will help with garden maintenance including planting, weeding, pruning, mulching, seed collecting and more! Please bring a reusable water bottle and a mask, pants and long sleeves are encouraged. All other tools and materials will be provided.

Apr
3
Sat
VOLUNTEER: Walnut Woods Treeforestation Workday @ Walnut Hills High School
Apr 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us in restoring Walnut Woods, directly adjacent to Walnut Hills HS. This workday will focus on removing invasive species and improving the trail system. We hope to see you there!

Apr
6
Tue
CLASS: April is Ohio Native Plant Month @ Online Webinar
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CLASS: April is Ohio Native Plant Month @ Online Webinar

Join one of the co-founders of Ohio’s Native Plant Month, Nancy Linz, to discuss the history of the legislation and why it is so important for Ohio. She will discuss some of the initiatives going on across the state related to native plants this year and how you can get involved. Learn about where to buy native plants in Ohio and some of the best plants to support pollinators.  She will also offer a sneak peek at some of the new native plant initiatives that are being developed!

Apr
7
Wed
CLASS: Starting Spring Crops @ Online Webinar
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CLASS: Starting Spring Crops @ Online Webinar

Is it time yet? Is it time yet? Join us as we discuss how and when to direct sow those seeds and put those transplants in the ground. We’ll give you one tip right now, soil temperature plays a key role. Get your garden in the ground the right way from the start.