2023 Symposium

The event features speakers and educators on topics such as container, vegetable, and organic gardening; as well as lawn care, tree care, water gardening and much more.

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society presents

"20 Years of Shenanigans in the Garden"

Welcome to the Join us this year!

Venue: OU Zanesville Campus Center, 1425 Newark Rd.
Time: 8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.
Registration starts 8:00-8:30 a.m.

Light breakfast and lunch served.

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society will hold its annual spring fever home gardening symposium in Zanesville on March 18, 2023 to celebrate 20 years of beautification service in the community. The event features speakers and educators on the topics of backyard landscape design, invasive plants, pollinators, urban gardens, native planting, cohabitating with wildlife and much more. Information will also be given for those who wish to volunteer for Garden Society projects and attend other workshops this growing season.

Pre-registration is now closed.
Tickets will still be available on the Symposium Day, March 18, 2023 for $45.

Guest Speakers

Our esteemed line-up of featured speakers.

Mark Mechling

(Retired OSU Extension Agent)
Topic: Invasive Plants

Michael Durst

(Dillon Park Naturalist)
Topic: Backyard Wildlife

Melissa Devore

(Agriculture Technician)
Topic: Pollinators & the Urban Greens Garden Program

Russ Edgington

Topic: Natives-Your Natural Alternative

Karen Lyons

Topic: Membership Opportunity

Michelle Illing

Topic: Conservation Club for young people

Laura Alexander

Backyard Landscaping

Where is the venue?

Ohio University Zanesville

Zanesville Campus Center

1425 Newark Road

Symposium Registration Form

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