Stories tagged with: Gardening

November 15, 2013 - 5:26pm
41 weeks 17 hours ago

On Friday, volunteers from the Muskingum Valley Garden Society started planting dozens of different kinds of plants in front of the Welcome Center. Darlene Turner, a MVGS volunteer, says this is just one step to help beautify downtown Zanesville.

"We've been involved with the planting downtown with the downtown containers and the Y-Bridge for the last four or five years and this is another project that we'd like to take on to help," said Turner.

Turner says she and the...

May 15, 2013 - 6:48pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Monday marks the end of frost warnings in Ohio and is the official day you can start growing your garden outside.

"Usually by mid-May we're out of the frost zone so we should be good as far as getting in some annuals and vegetable gardens and things like that so hopefully we're out of the woods on that," said Kevin Gaskill, Landscape Designer at Timber Run Gardens.

Muskingum County has had three frost warnings in the past week but the manager at Timber Run says it hasn'...

March 3, 2013 - 7:21pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The convention hosted three speakers at Saturday's event. One of them was Nan Chase, author of "Eat Your Yard." Chase shared her expertise and gardening tips to Muskingum County residents.

"I'm blown away. This is a huge symposium, everybody's done volunteer work it, it's super well organized, there's a lot to see," said author of "Eat Your Yard," Nan Chase.

"Eat Your Yard" is a combination of a cookbook and a growing guide. The book gives...

March 2, 2013 - 7:26pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

The Muskingum Valley Garden Society kicked the winter blues with their 10th annual "Spring Fever" Home Gardening Symposium. The event was held at the Ohio University-Zanesville Campus earlier today where people listened to speakers, ate lunch and learned about gardening techniques.

"It's a great way to kick-off spring. Winter in Ohio lasts a month too long in my opinion. So we all get anxious, the garden catalogs are coming our way. So people like to come here just to...

October 6, 2010 - 8:07pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

One local group is helping to beautify downtown Zanesville.

Volunteers from the Muskingum Valley Garden Society spent a few hours at the Zanesville Bust Station Wednesday evening to assist on a landscaping project.

"The idea was to put some of these projects in for the downtown community for downtown to maintain their own projects once we get them started," said Darlene Turner of the Muskingum Valley Garden Society.

Turner says a low maintenance landscape...

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