VEGGIES AND MORE! (formerly Vegetable Gardening Series)

Please Note: The March 21st, April 4th and April 18th classes have been cancelled.

Join the Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers to learn all you need to know about Veggies and More! Topics include Garden Planning, Organic Raised Row Gardening and Healthy Soil, Planting/Harvesting Crops and Seed Starting, Attracting Pollinators and Limited Space Options, and Maintaining a Healthy Garden.

The series are held at two locations in Licking County.

Pataskala United Methodist Church
458 S. Main Street
Pataskala, OH 43062

January 18th
February 1st
March 7th
April 4th - CANCELLED
May 2nd

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church
732 Hebron Rd.
Heath, OH 43056
January 25th
February 15th
March 21st - CANCELLED
April 18th - CANCELLED
May 16th

All classes are held from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Sessions are provided at no cost and are open to the public. No registration is required.

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For more information, contact Lori Swihart at (740) 670-5322 or via email at


Home Grown: Our Own Ohio Experts

Spend a full day learning from professional speakers who will share their passions, experiences and personal inspirations to spark your imagination and explore new ideas for home grown gardening. 

WHEN: Saturday, March 28, 2020

TIME: 8:00 am – 3:15 pm

LOCATION: Community Wesleyan Church, 161 Myrtle Ave., Newark

TICKETS: Early Bird - $40.00  |  At the Door - $50.00

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Or, download the FLYER here.


The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers are holding their annual Plant Sale during The Historic Hudson Community Yard Sale event.

WHEN: Saturday, May 9, 2020

LOCATION: Hudson Avenue, Newark

Be sure to check back later for additional details.

NEWARK GROWS Healthy Foods

Join the Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers at The Canal Market in Newark as they educate, empower and engage community members to grow their own food. Volunteers will be distributing free seeds, plants, food samples and providing educational information to get you growing!

WHEN: May – October (First and Third Friday of Each Month)

TIME: 4:00 – 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Canal Market District, 25 E. Walnut St., Newark (Downtown Square)

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Designated as a day to showcase The Learning Garden, the public is invited to walk through the various gardens when they are at their peak. Guests will have an opportunity to meet the volunteers who have designed and maintained the gardens. Musical entertainment, free food and activities are planned for this day. 

WHEN: Saturday, July 18, 2020

LOCATION: OSU Extension Licking County, 771 E, Main St., Newark


The Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers will have a booth at the Hartford Fair. Be sure to stop by and pick up some educational fact sheets and talk with the volunteers. They'll be available to answer all of your gardening questions.

WHEN: August 9 - 15, 2020

WHERE: Croton, OH