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  1. Master Gardener Volunteer Community Garden

    Sep. 20, 2021

    Are you interested in vegetable gardening? Are you interested in joining a Community Garden in Painesville?
    OSU Extension Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers, the City of Painesville, and Painesville City Local Schools are collaborating to start a community garden.
    Please call the Lake County Master Gardeners HELPline at 440-853-2634 and leave a message to find out how you can become involved!

  2. Recruiting New Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers

    Aug. 16, 2021

    Do you want to learn more about plants and gardening?

    Are you eager to participate in a practical and intensive training program?

    Do you enjoy sharing your knowledge with others?

    Do you have the time to attend training and serve your community as a volunteer educator?

    If so, the Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers may be a perfect fit for you.

  3. 2022 Home Gardeners' Workshop Date Announced

    Jul. 22, 2021

    Hello friends!

    The Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers and The Ohio State University Extension have decided to present our 2022 Workshop online due to safety concerns.  It is our second Home Gardeners’ Workshop - at Home! 

    We encourage you to save the date of March 12, 2022 for a mini online Workshop complete with a trivia game (with prizes) and book giveaways!  Please share the news with your friends!

  4. Lake County 4-H Camp Registration is Open!

    May. 04, 2021

    Junior campers at Camp Whitewood stay very busy at camp, enjoying campfires, singing, crafts, hiking, swimming, shooting sports, boating, games and much more. Each week-long Jr. Camp session is hosted by county OSU Extension Educators, giving each week a new twist. Campers do not need to be in 4-H or live in a certain county to attend any of our junior camps. Be a part of our camping and we're confident you'll have a blast! 

  5. Peacefully Parenting

    Apr. 29, 2021

    A three part parenting class for parents of children ages birth to 17 will be held virtually on Tuesdays (May 25, June 1, and June 8) from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Learn strategies for everyday parenting dilemmas and difficulties. Click here for the flyer and registration details.

  6. 2021 Pesticide Applicator Training announced

    Jan. 07, 2021

    Click here for the private applicator online training informational letter for 2021. Please note the deadline for recertification has been extended to June 30, 2021. If you want an e-mail with the links for the Qualtics registration or the Online training format, e-mail Tom deHaas in Lake County.

  7. OSU Extension, Lake County has Relocated

    Sep. 22, 2020

    The Ohio State University Extension office has officially transitioned to our new office space at 105 Main Street, Suite B402, Painesville, Ohio 44077. Entry is only available through the main front doors of the new Administration Building where you will be checked in by the Sheriff's Deputy and given directions to our office. Masks are required.

    Our temporary office hours remain Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 to 4:30.

    Ohio State will continue to evaluate and update plans based on evolving conditions with COVID-19.

  8. Monthly Parent Cafe'

    Sep. 22, 2020

    The Parent Café’ programs helps parents build resiliency, receive support, continue social connections and learn the foundations of strong families.

    Current information can be viewed here.

    Build Family Resiliency on March 4th, 11th and 18th from 12:30-1:30

    Register at:      

    After registration you will receive a zoom link.

  9. What is OSU Extension?

    Jul. 09, 2020

    Are you interested in learning more about OSU Extension? Watch this short video and learn what we have to offer the public.

  10. Lake County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    Jun. 19, 2020

    The Lake County office of OSU Extension will be reopening on Thursday, June 18, 2020 with limited hours by appointment only.