News

  1. Scholarship available

    Feb. 21, 2019

    The Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers announce the availability of three $1,000 scholarships in 2019. The organization generates funds throughout the year through garden tours, educational workshops, and other various projects. Any Miami County resident attending a four year college, university, or technical school majoring in one of the following fields of study: agriculture, horticulture, environment science, natural resources, or conservation is eligible to apply.

  2. Turkey Time Tips!

    Oct. 30, 2018

    Holidays are full of food and family.  Make your holiday dinner one to that will be remembered for all the right reasons with these recipes and food safety tips.

    How long should I thaw my turkey?

  3. Applications now available for Master Gardener Volunteer Program

    Oct. 25, 2018

    Beginning February 7, 2019, a Master Gardener Volunteer training will be offered to residents of Miami and surrounding counties.  The Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides broad instruction in horticulture for enthusiasts of any skill level or interest who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities for Ohio residents through their local OSU Extension county office. Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; but a passion for learning about gardening and sharing this knowledge with others is a must!

  4. Fifth Graders Get a “Taste” of Gardening

    Sep. 11, 2018

    In August, Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers began their second year of working with Piqua Central Intermediate School to teach students about gardening and growing vegetables. The Master Gardeners plan to provide a total of four organized, educational lessons, which reinforce life science curriculum standards. With the help of MGVs, the children planted lettuce and radishes in hopes of a fall harvest. The students learned about plant selection, planting depth, and parts of a seed.