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Healthy Garden, Healthy You: Composting

Think you don’t have time or space for composting? Anyone can compost! Learn how simple composting can be. We’ll explore various composting methods and take a look at modern innovations that provide new alternatives. Join Lisa Metcalf, City of UA Horticulturist, for a fun and interesting session on the basics of composting. Help the environment and turn your kitchen and yard waste into a product you can use!

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Bugs!

Bugs!
Stink bugs! Spiders! Beetles! Mosquitos! Are these all insects and are they good or bad? Join graduate students from the OSU Entomology Department to learn about bugs, the kinds of research they do, and see preserved specimens from their collection. This program is for students in grades K-5 and registration is required.

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Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

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Reading to Rover

Stop by to meet some furry friends from Therapy Dogs International and improve your reading skills by sharing stories with them.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Reading to Rover

Stop by to meet some furry friends from Therapy Dogs International and improve your reading skills by sharing stories with them.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Healthy Garden, Healthy You: Bonsai Basics

Have you ever wondered about the Japanese art of miniature tree culture? Bonsai is a fascinating blend of horticulture and design. Many have heard the word, but are unsure what it means. This introductory session combines history, botanical principles and artistic elements to help you understand and appreciate the artistry of bonsai.

Mark Passerrello has been growing bonsai for nearly 30 years. An interest in Japanese culture and plants combined to spark a lifelong hobby. Mark is a longtime member and current president of the Columbus Bonsai Society.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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