Gardening Study School Course III, May 23-25, 2016

The next scheduled Gardening Study Class is Course III which will be at Cincinnati Civic Garden Center on Reading Road.

Download the information/registration form here:  Gardening Study III


MAY 23, 2016
8:00 to 8:30 am     Sign in and coffee and announcements
8:30 to 9:30 am     Factors that influence Plant Growth.     Sue Trusty               1.0 hr
9:30 to 9:45 am     Break
9:45 to 10:45 am   Factors continued                                       Sue Trusty              1.0 hr
10:45 to 11:00 am Break
11:00 to 12:30pm  Classifying Plants                                        Sue Trusty             1.5 hr
12:30 to 1:30 pm   Lunch
1:30 to 2:30 pm     Techniques for Growing Outdoor Flowers  Mark Deacon   1.0 hr
2:30 to 2:45 pm     Break
2:45 to 3:15 pm     Techniques continued                                Mark Deacon         0.5 hr
3:15 to 3:30 pm     Break
3:30 to 5:00 pm     Pruning Techniques                                   James Hansel       1.5 hr

May 24, 2016
8:00 to 8:30 am     Sign in, Coffee and Announcements
8:30 to 11:00am    Teaching Tour of Sooty Acres                 Bennett Dowling   2.5 hr
11:00 to 12:00        Lunch
12:00 to 1:00pm    Supplemental Subject                              Bennett Dowling   1.5 hr
1:00 to 1:15 pm     Break
1:15 to 2:15 pm     Review                                                        Barbara Shepard
2:15 to 2:30 pm     Break
2:30 to 5:30 pm     EXAM                                                                                            3.0 hr

May 25, 2016
9:00 am to 12 noon          Alternative Exam time

Recommended Reading: Schumann, Donna Living with Plants 2nd edition available on line through Amazon or Ebay.  If you want us to purchase one for you, please notify Carol Johnson. The cost will be $30 for a new book.


Several hotels around the University of Cincinnati and the hospitals are available.

Hampton Inn & Suites
3024 Vine Street Cincinnati, OH 45219
Reservations: 1-866-264-5744
Directions to Civic Garden Center-turn rt. Onto Martin Luther King Jr. East, turn right onto Reading Rd, turn right onto Oak St. and turn left into the parking lot

Kingsgate Marriott
151 Goodman Drive Cincinnati, OH 45219
Reservations 1-888-720=1299

Directions to Civic Garden Center-turn right onto Goodman, turn right onto Eden, turn left onto Martin Luther King Jr. East, turn right onto Reading Rd, turn right onto Oak and turn left into the parking lot.

Both hotels are within 5-10 minutes of the Civic Garden Center-2715 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206 tel: 513-221-0981

There is parking at the center

Directions from North of Cincinnati:  I-71 south and get off at William Howard Taft, turn right to Reading Rd. route 42 and turn right, turn left onto Oak St and turn left into the parking lot.

Cost of course includes all materials, snacks and two lunches.  All course work for course II will be indoors.

Should you have any questions, please contact Gail Chuck, local chairman),  513-367-0483 (home) 513-470-7429 (cell)

Registration deadline:   May 16, 2016

For more information, contact Gail Chuck, Local Chair, at 513-367-0483 or

Mark your calendars now for Gardening Study Course 4 on September 6-7, 2016.