updated 3.14.2022

Ohio State Master Gardener Webinars

2021 Ohio Master Gardener

Basics of Viticulture
Dr. Maria Smith, Viticulture Outreach Specialist, Hort and Crop Sciences, OSU
December 1, 2021

Homegrown Hops In Your Backyard
Brad Bergefurd, Extension Educator and Horticulture Specialist, OSU
November 17, 2021

Latin is a Language - Not Dead as Dead Can Be
Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor Emeritus, Horticulture And Crop Sciences and Plant Pathology, OSU
November 10, 2021

Backyard Tree Diseases
Tim Abbey, Extension Educator, Horticulture, Penn State University
November 3, 2021

Conifer Calamities
Dr. Curtis Young, Extension Educator, Van Wert County, Associate Professor, OSU
October 28, 2021

The Buzz Behind Bee Disease
Dr. Ellen Klinger, Associate Professor, Professional Practice, Dept. Of Entomology, OSU
October 20, 2021

Spotted Lanternfly Update
Amy Stone, Extension Educator, Lucas County, OSU
October 6, 2021

Sod vs Seed: The Timeless Turf Question Explained
Andrew Muntz, Sales Representative, Past President of OTF, Green Velvet Sod
September 30, 2021

Monarch Conservation
Adam Baker, Technical Regional Advisor, Davey Tree Expert Company
March 24, 2021

Glyphosate: Facts, Hype and Best Practices
Jennifer Andon, Program Manager, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, OSU
March 18, 2021

Annuals: Field Trial Results
Pam Bennett, Program Director, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, OSU
March 10, 2021

Foliar Diseases of Landscape Ornamentals
Francesca Hand, Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist, Ornamentals Pathology Program, OSU
March 4, 2021

Yes, You Can Grow Lavender!
Kelly McGowan, Field Specialist, Department of Horticulture, University of Missouri Extension
February 24, 2021

Keeping Tick Safe in the Garden: Updates for 2021
Tim McDermott DVM, Extension Educator, Franklin County, OSU
February 18, 2021

Common Pests of Roses
Dr. Dave Shetlar, Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology, OSU
February 10, 2021

Let's Talk Indoor Production
Mark Kroggel, Lecturer, Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences, OSU
February 4, 2021

Therapeutic Horticulture
Rieppe Hendrick, Extension Master Gardener, Wake County, North Carolina State University
January 27, 2021

Plant Cannibals: From Mistletoe to Dodder
Jim Chatfield, Associate Professor, Horticulture and Crop Sciences and Plant Pathology, OSU
January 21, 2021

Bees, Pesticides and Politics: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Urban Landscapes
Dan Potter, Professor, Urban Landscape Entomology, University of Kentucky
January 7, 2021

2020 Ohio Master Gardener

Common Turfgrass Diseases
Todd Hicks, Program Coordinator, Turfgrass Pathology Program,
December 17, 2020

Christmas Trees: From the Ground to the Living Room
Roger Koch & Matt Mongin, Owners of Spring Valley Tree Farm, near Dayton, Ohio.
December 9, 2020

Poinsettias: History and Production
Peg McMahon, Associate Professor Emeritus, Horticulture and Crop Sciences,
December 3 , 2020

OSU & Other Organization Webinars

OSU Bee Lab

Tending Nature Series
January - February 2022

  • Beneficial Insect Biodiversity: What It Is and Why It Matters, Mary Gardiner, The Ohio State University

  • Bringing Nature Home: The Importance of Native Plants, Doug Tallamy, author and professor, The University of Delaware

  • Cultivating a Community of Support for Native Plants, Lisa Olsen, Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes

  • Host-plant Specialist Bees – Biology, Biodiversity, and Conserving Them in Your Backyard, Bryan Danforth, author and professor, Cornell University

  • Bumble Bee Banquet: Selecting Native Plants for Bumble Bees, Heather Holm, author and biologist

  • Native Plants in My Garden? Absolutely!, Debra Knapke, author and garden designer

Pollinators in the City Speaker Series
November - December 2021

  • Honey Bees in the City: Where Are They Feeding, and How Do We Know?, Reed Johnson, The Ohio State University

  • The City as a Refuge for Insect Pollinators, Gerardo Camilo, St. Louis University

  • Vacant Lots as Urban Bee Habitat, Mary Gardiner, The Ohio State University

  • Constructed Green Infrastructure to Support Wild Bees, Scott MacIvor, University of Toronto

  • Policy Dimensions of Insect Pollinator Conservation, Damon Hall, University of Missouri

The Bee Short Course for Community Scientists
May - November 2021

  • Bee Botany 101, Randy Mitchell, The University of Akron

  • An Intro to Bee Science, Jamie Strange, The Ohio State University

  • BeeSearch: The Art and Science of Studying Wild Bees, Olivia Carril, author and biologist

  • Insect Photography and Using iNaturalist to Observe and Document Wild Bees, Heather Holm, author and biologist

  • Tips and Tricks to Finding Bees... Sam Droege, USGS Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab

  • Contributions of Community Science to Entomology, Mary Gardiner, The Ohio State University Department of Entomology

  • From Community Science to Advocacy in Action, Matthew Shepherd, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation

Living Landscape Speaker Series
January - February 2021

Authors Series
Spring 2021

Archive of webinar recordings (2012-2018)

Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources

2021 Ohio Wildlife Diversity Conference

16th Ohio Botanical Symposium
March 26, 2021


Ohio Invasive Plant Council
2021 Annual Meeting Presentations

  • Mark Warman, Cleveland Metroparks Hydrilla at Mosquito Creek Reservoir

  • LaeRae Sprow, Metroparks Toledo Developing an Invasive Management Strategy

  • Emma Crockett and Holly Latterman, The Dawes Arboretum Experimentation on Best Practices for Dense Woody Invasive Removal and Habitat Conversion

  • Chris Roshon, Preservation Parks Delaware County Early and Often: Persistence Pays Off with Callery Pear

  • Shelby Ashcraft, Five Rivers Metropark Effective Use and Follow Up with Forestry Mulching

  • Dr. Bethany Bradley, University of Massachusetts Breaking Down Barriers to Proactive & Consistent Risk Assessments of Invasive Plants

Registration (free) is required to view the recording.  Please follow this link. The password is: #OIPC2021


Wild Ones: Native Plants, Natural Landscapes


Inviting Biodiversity into our Garden 2022

Western Reserve Land Conservancy


The Pollinator Report... A good recorded webinar series from Osmia Bee Company