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Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Day of Education 2016

Feb 6, 2016 (All day)
Monday, February 1, 2016
Suggested Donation of $5.00 - $10.00
Kottman Hall Room 103 (Auditorium)

2016 Chadwick Volunteer Day of Education

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Cost:  An education opportunity to our Chadwick Arboretum volunteers, student interns, and the Franklin County Master Gardeners.

Lunch:  Chadwick Arboretum will supply coffee, breakfast and a catered luncheon.  A $5.00 – $10.00 donation is appreciated.

RSVP: Trish Clark at


8:30 – 9:00 Refreshments and Sign-in  

9:00 – 9:15


Mary Maloney, Director
Trish Clark, Program Manager

9:15 – 10:15

These are Not Your Grandma’s Annuals:
Newer Varieties of Annuals for Today’s Gardens

Pam Bennett
Assistant Professor
OSU Extension, Clark County

10:30 – 11:30

Simplifying Your Garden without Diminishing Your Joy

Deb Knapke
The Garden Sage

11:30 – 11:45

Plant Sale Update

Tom Chapman
Chadwick Arboretum Plant Sale Chair

12:30 – 1:30

Favorite Ohio Native Plants

Susan Weber
APLD, LEED Green Associate, Principal/Partner, Integrity Sustainable Planning and Design

1:30 – 2:30

The Truth about Tropical Milkweed and Monarchs & other Insects

Dr. Dave Shetlar
OSU Professor of Entomology

Parking Information:  Pay and Display Parking is available in adjacent parking lots. Volunteers may enter their Chadwick code as usual in the Ag Admin parking lot. No need to display your receipt.  Park in any A, B, or C parking space.  The lot north of Kottman is permissible for parking.