Welcome to OSU Extension Greene County!

  1. Backyard Vegetable Gardening - Tomatoes: What's Eating Them Besides You?

    Jul. 22, 2021

    Be sure you register for this virtual program to learn about the many different issues that can make an easy-to-grow tomato plant turn into a nightmare from Garry Abfalter, OSUE GC MGV and Laura Halladay OSUE FCS Educator will give you some tips and recipes to make best summer favorites from your garden fresh tomatoes.  flyer

  2. Homeowner Lawn Care: Late Spring & Early Summer

    Jun. 24, 2021

    Did you miss the Homeowner Lawn Care program? Do you have questions about lawn care? Are you interested in learning about lawn care from a science based approach? Do some of these questions keep you up at night: How much fertilizer does my lawn need?  When should I be applying? Do I need lime?  How much do I need to be watering?  Should I have my soil tested?  How do I test my soil?

  3. Office closed Friday June 18, 2021

    Jun. 18, 2021

    The office is closed today, in accordance with the University observing the Juneteeth national holiday.  We will return to the office on Monday, please reach out to us then for assistance.  

  4. New Hours - Open at 8

    Jun. 01, 2021

    We are now open at 8!  We are now open Monday-Friday from 8-4:30.

    This will now allow us to close the office from 12-12:30 so that staff can take a lunch break and get caught up on the day. 

    We do have a dropbox to the left of our front door, so if you need to drop something off and we are closed, please use the dropbox.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 937-372-9971.


  5. 2021 Pre-fair Judging Sign-up Now Open

    May. 24, 2021

    Pre-fair judging will be held on June 30 and July 1.  Youth must sign-up/register for the time slot based on the judge.  All information is on our website at  https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/project-judging-and-skill-thons

    The deadline to sign up is Sunday, June 27.

    June 30 projects:

  6. Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are Bolting and Blooming

    May. 24, 2021

    Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip are Bolting and Blooming

    Author Joe Boggs

    Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) is one of the deadliest plants in North America.  Wild parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) sap can produce severe, painful skin blistering.  Both are commonly found growing together in Ohio and both are beginning to “bolt” and bloom meaning the clock is quickly winding down for controlling these non-native nasties.

  7. OSUE Greene County Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale

    Apr. 12, 2021

    Save the Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021   9:00am to 1:00pm

    Social Distancing and Masks required

    See flyer for more information

  8. Flower Sale

    Mar. 30, 2021

    Please consider purchasing your summer plants from a 4-H member.  All flowers come from Stockslagers Greenhouse and Garden Center.

    All clubs and committees will receive 15% of their total sales

    Here is the member order form.  As a reminder, we ask all clubs to turn in 1 order form for their entire club. Orders all due to OSU Extension Office by April 6 at the latest.

  9. 2021 Victory Gardens

    Mar. 29, 2021

    It’s time to get your hands dirty and start growing! The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory Gardens Program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding from 10 to 25 counties across the state, with 8,300 seed packets available free to the public to get people planting.


    Read More Here

  10. Manage Your Money

    Mar. 23, 2021

    Manage your Money is a five-week program that helps people and families learn how to manage their money wisely.

    Wednesday, April  7, 14, 21, 28 and May 5 from 10 am to Noon

    See Manage Your Money Flyer for more details

    Register at this link: https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_87TPHNQgtUPeP9c