Save the date! Saturday, July 21

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
771 E. Main Street behind the Extension Office


Explore and discover this garden gem tucked behind the Extension Office in Licking County.

Several themed garden plots will awaken your senses as you meander throught the

garden paths. Vist the herb garden, the cutting garden, the container garden, Peter Rabbit's garden,

pollinator garden, bokashi research, dahlia garden and many, many more. Have you ever seen cotton, peanuts

or tobacco grow? You will in our Southern Garden. Come and enjoy the colorful beauty this garden offers. 

FREE hot dogs, music and kids activities.


Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers

Learning Garden Vegetable Series

Upcoming Learning Sessions

(FREE and Open to the Public**):

  • Saturday Jan 27 @ 9:30 AM: Garden Planning
  • Saturday Feb 24 @ 9:30 AM: Seed Starting: Getting a Jump on the Growing Season
  • Saturday Mar 24 @ 9:30 AM: Preparing Garden Beds and Planting for Early Crops
  • Saturday April 21 @ 9:30 AM: Planting for Summer, Limited Space Options
  • Saturday May 26 @ 9:30 AM: Maintaining a Healthy Garden
  • Saturday June 23 @ 9:30 AM: Harvesting Vegetables, Herbs, and Planting for Late Crops
  • Saturday July 21 @ 9:30 AM: Open House at the Learning Gardens

  • Saturday Aug 25 @ 9:30 AM: Tomato Tasting, Seed Saving
  • Saturday Sept 22 @ 9:30 AM: Putting the Garden to Rest


**ALL LEARNING SESSIONS ARE HELD AT THE OSU EXTENSION OFFICE, 771 East Main Street, Newark, OH 43055. Runs from 9:30 AM to 11 AM.

Free and No registration is required.**


Newark Grows Outreach Project

Newark Grows is an outreach project of Licking County Master Gardener Volunteers, and is designed to educate, engage, and empower local citizens to garden and grow food.


First and Third Fridays of each month, May - October  5.

4 PM-7 PM 


Canal Market District (farmers market) near Newark's Downtown Square

25 East Walnut St.

Newark, Ohio

Session Topics:

Friday, May 4              - Perpetual Greens

Friday, May 18            - Grow Edible Pollinator Habitats

Friday, June 1             - Is That a Space Ship or a Patty Pan Squash?

Friday, June 15           - Tomatoes like Company

Friday, July 6               - Beautiful Basil

Friday, July 20             - Don't Do This!

Friday, August 3          - Grow Beets for the Fall

Friday, August 17        - Kool Kale!

Friday, September 7    - Plants for Pollinators

Friday, September 21  - Cilantro for Salsa (and more)

Friday, October 5         - Winter Squash, Winter Gardening