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Herb Gardening

This is a virtual class presented on Zoom by master gardener, Nancy Lahmers.

Learn how easy herbs are to grow. We will discuss the basics of garden design to create a visually pleasing and functional herb garden for your use. Also, we will cover some historical uses of these plants including as. medicine, seasoning, fragrance and display.

Common questions that will be answered: Which herbs to plant? Should I use seeds or starter plants? When and where to plant? What are the best growing conditions? In pots or in the ground? Will they survive the winter?

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Instructor: Nancy Lahmers Nancy Lahmers is a Franklin County Master Gardener with a passion for herbs and getting her hands dirty. She was the herb co-chair for OSU’s Chadwick Arboretum’s annual plant sale and has many herbs growing at her home. She is a retired OSU educator.

When she is not gardening, she enjoys bicycling, volunteering as a docent at Columbus Museum of Art and is on the Board of the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio.