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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


2017 Day of Education

Feb 4, 2017 (All day)

The 2017 Day of Education is sponsored by Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens and the Franklin County Master Gardeners. This is a great opportunity to meet other gardening volunteers, enjoy lunch with friends, and learn some interesting gardening tips and techniques.

This event is open to only Chadwick Arboretum volunteers, Ohio Master Gardeners, and Ohio State students. Not yet a Chadwick Arboretum volunteer or have questions about Day of Education? Email Trish Clark at

Event Date and Time:    Saturday, February 4, 2017
                                         8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Location:   Kottman Hall, Room 103 (Auditorium)
                   2021 Coffey Road, Columbus Ohio 43210

Fee:    $20.00 per person includes:
            Workshops, Breakfast, and Soup, Salad and Sandwich Lunch Bar

Registration:   Click here to register online.
                         Deadline: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Parking:    Pay-by-Plate Parking is available. Chadwick Arboretum volunteers may enter their license plate number and Chadwick Arboretum code as usual at the Ag Admin parking lot kiosk and park in any A, B, or C space in the surrounding surface parking lots.


8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.           Sign-in and Breakfast 

9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.           Opening Remarks

                                             Mary Maloney, Executive Director, Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens 

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.         Nick McCullough, McCullough's Landscape & Nursery LLC

                                             “Landscape design with an existing Landscape”

                                             Submit your yard to be featured! Nick will select a yard to feature during his interactive presentation. Email photos and a description of what you would like to accomplish to by January 20 and Nick may include your yard in his presentation.

10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.       Break and Networking

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.       Jared Hughes, Groovy Plants Ranch

                                             “A world of Succulents” rare, cold hardy, and care followed by Questions & Answers

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.       Sprint Plant Sale & Auction and Upcoming Events, Trish Clark 

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.       Soup, Salad and Sandwich Lunch Bar and Networking 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30- p.m.        Amy Youngs, Associate Professor of Art, The Ohio State University 

                                             "Biological art, interactive sculptures, and digital media works that explore interdependencies between technology, plants, and animals"

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.           Mike Hogan, Agricultural and Natural Resources Educator, The Ohio State University, Specialization: Master Gardener Volunteer Program

                                             “Gardening Myth Busters” 

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.           Evaluations and Raffle Prizes 

3:00 p.m.                              Adjourn