Stories tagged with: Beth Brown

August 2, 2014 - 4:31pm
2 weeks 4 days ago

The 8th annual earth to art event took root today at the John Mcintire Library.

Master Gardeners hosted the event in front of the library under tents filled with flowers, art and auction items. The day featured live music and a children's workshop where kids could learn about taking care of the Earth with crafts and fun.

Master Gardener Beth Brown said they enjoy the event and it's all about giving back to the academic community.

"All our proceeds benefit Muskingum...

February 24, 2014 - 6:02pm
25 weeks 2 days ago

Two local organizations are working together to bring beauty to our area through a combined art project.

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society's Spring Garden Symposium is coming up on March 1 at the Zane State -OUZ campus. Each year the group has rain barrels up for auction. This year they decided to work with ten artists from the Artist's Colony to decorate the barrels.

"A big feature for us are the rain barrels, rain barrels catch rain off of a roof and it's a way of...

January 31, 2014 - 12:08pm
28 weeks 5 days ago

For gardeners it's never too early to start thinking about this year's plantings.

The 11th Annual Spring Fever Garden Symposium is a chance to forget about the dreary winter weather and turn thoughts to sunshine.

This year's topics include workshops on rose gardening, native trees and shrubs and enhancing flying gardens. Ken and Kim Kaufman from the magazine Birds and Blooms will talk about that topic.

"Each year at the end of our symposium we ask attendees to fill out...

September 14, 2013 - 6:03pm
48 weeks 4 days ago

A local organization is working to beautify Muskingum County one project at a time.

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society woke up early Saturday morning and came out to Starlight Academy to improve its landscape. Timber Run gardens donated all of the plants for the building, while the group's members put them into the ground.

"Starlight has been a staple in our community servicing many for years, and we are happy to be here to help out and volunteer, " Muskingum Valley...

May 19, 2013 - 8:10pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

A local group is using its green thumb to bring beauty to Zanesville

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society filled planters with flowers around city hall, downtown and the library Sunday. The group started ten years ago and has kept up the work ever since and is always welcoming new members.

"You can just show up when we are out working and help out actually, a couple people have been doing that they saw us working stopped and just got out and started helping, " said...

February 25, 2013 - 4:26pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Monday's sunshine and warmer temperatures may have you itching to get outdoors.

This Saturday, the Muskingum County Garden Society wants to get you ready for the gardening season through their "Spring Fever" Home Gardening Symposium.

"By this time of year I think we're all very excited to get our gloves on and get out there and start seeing nature come back alive," said Beth Brown president of Muskingum County Garden Society.

Topics this year include...

February 22, 2012 - 4:28pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

If you're itching to exercise your green thumb, one local organization can help.

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society will host the "Spring Fever" Home Gardening Symposium on March 3rd. Society President Beth Brown said this is the ninth year for the event, and each year it's well worth the effort.

"We're very excited, it takes a lot of work. This is all volunteering. The Muskingum Valley Garden Society's mission is to enhance our community, through landscaping and...

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