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Request a Speaker

Are you looking for a speaker for your group or organization?   We have Master Gardener Volunteers  available to give talks and presentations on a variety of gardening topics including:

Aggressive Garden Plants: Why Didn’t Somebody Tell Me? The Stories of the ten most important Horticulturalists in History.
Basics of Gardening IPM Your Vegetable Garden
Bees  Invasive Plants:  The Story of Our Changing Landscape
Beginning Gardening, Maintenance and Upkeep Master Gardeners:  what They Do
Beneficial Insects:  Put Them To Work In Your Garden. Native Plants
Organic Lawn Care:  A Green Lawn the Organic Way
Botany  One Master Gardener’s Favorite Perennials
Tradition and Horticulture of Spring and Summer Bulbs Plant Propagation
Butterflies-How to Participate in the Monarch Butterfly Way Station System
Putting Your Garden to Bed for the Winter
Butterflies and Bees and the Importance of Pollination Raised Bed Gardening
Community Gardening  How to Grow Beautiful Roses
Composting Season Extension for your Vegetable Garden
Conifers Seed Starting:  How to Raise and Grow Your Own Plants
Container Gardening Senior Gardening
Converting Grass to Garden Shade Gardening
Daffodils: Their History and Horticulture Small Space Vegetable Gardening
Daylilies Spring Blooming Blubs
Designing Outdoor Garden Rooms Succession Gardening
One Master Gardeners’ favorite Perennials. The Horticulture of Our Favorite Vegetable
Flower Arranging The Ohio Heritage Garden: A Mid-Ohio Jewel
Flowers The World’s most important and unusual plant: How to Grow the Best Corn.
Fountains  The History and Horticulture of Christmas:  Part I. 
Gardening Tips, Suggestions etc. for our Gardens in Ohio The Traditions and Horticulture of Christmas Part 2
Grafting  Tulips:  Their History and Horticulture
Growing Plants under Lights Tips to Grow Better Vegetable Garden
Heirloom Vegetables Composting with Worms
Herb Gardening How to Grow Terrific Tomatoes
House Plants  The Monarch Butterfly
How to Grow Beautiful Cannas  The Greatest Story in Nature
How to Grow Beautiful Dahlias  Amazing Annuals

If you have other specific topics you are interested in, let us know.

A $50 donation is requested, which is payable by check made out to Master Gardeners of Summit County upon confirmation of speaking engagement.

Use this form to request a speaker.

Questions??? Contact Speakers Bureau Chair, Lee Paulson, 330-328-9935

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