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Summer Sprout

Gardening Program | By The Ohio State University

The Cuyahoga County Extension office, in alignment with all OSU campuses, has postponed all face-to-face programming until further notice in response to the recent outbreak of COVID-19. Until further notice, all OSU Extension staff are working remotely and are...


Land Bank Program | By City of Cleveland Ohio

The City of Cleveland’s Land Reutilization (Land Bank) Program is designed to acquire vacant land and market it to individuals, developers, and non-profit organizations for redevelopment. The goal is to contribute to the economic, social and environmental...


We Help Gardeners Get Free Wood Chip Mulch Deliveries

Gardening Delivery Service | By ChipDrop

ChipDrop matches people who want free wood chip mulch with arborists and tree companies who are trying to get rid of it. By signing up and placing a request you'll be added to a list of people in your neighborhood who are trying to get free wood chips...


How To Compost: Composting is A Great Way To Keep Organic Material Out Of Landfills

Composting | By Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District

Grass clippings, tree and shrub trimmings, leaves. Rather than throwing them in the trash, yard waste and other organics can be easily composted. Consider creating a pile in your own backyard, or compost in a yard waste program. Many communities in...


City of Cleveland Rain Barrel Program

Rain Barrel Program | By Sustainable Cleveland

Thank you Cleveland residents for helping improve our local waterways and home gardens by capturing and re-using rain water! 300 rain barrels and diverter kits were given away this year with the goal of keeping excess stormwater out of our local sewers and...

Ask an Expert

Have A Question About Gardening?

Ask an Expert | By The Ohio State University

Welcome! Ask an Expert is an online system for asking questions and receiving expert answers quickly on a broad range of subjects. We provide university research-based information to help improve the quality of your life, family, garden, business or...


Want To Create A Monarch Butterfly Garden?

Monarch Nectar Plants | By The Xerces Society

One of the most significant actions you can take to support monarch populations is providing nectar-rich flowers and milkweed host plants. Adult monarchs depend on diverse nectar sources for food during all stages of the year, from spring and summer breeding...

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Pollinator Gardens To Make Your Garden Survive And Thrive!

Gardening for Pollinators | By US Forest Service

Follow these simple steps to create a pollinator-friendly landscape around your home or workplace. Use a wide variety of plants that bloom from early spring into late fall. Help pollinators find and use them by planting in clumps, rather than single plants.

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Create A Balcony Pollinator Garden

Balcony Pollinator | By U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

No matter how small your space, you can provide resources for pollinators by planting a pollinator garden. Don’t have a yard? Plant the garden on your balcony. A balcony garden will add a beautiful green space to your house or apartment while providing...

Vegetable Garden

Wondering When To Plant in Cleveland?

Planting in Ohio | By Almanac

2023 Planting Calendar: When to Plant Vegetables for Places in Ohio. Alliance, OH | Ashland, OH |Ashtabula, OH | Athens, OH | Austintown, OH | Avon Lake, OH | Barberton, OH | Beavercreek, OH | Berea, OH | Boardman, OH |Bowling Green, OH...

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