Virtual Gardening Classroom Connects Experts to Growing Audience

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020
Ohio State University experts, unable to hold in-person gardening classes because of the COVID-19 pandemic, are using virtual classrooms and a high-tech approach to support local gardeners. The Franklin County office of OSU Extension operates a virtual garden classroom to offer advice and answers as interest in gardening picks up. Timothy McDermott, Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources, is leading the way. “I wanted to make sure that I continued to provide the service of assisting backyard growers, community gardeners, teacher educators or urban farmers with their production needs,” he said. “With the digital online format, I wanted to make sure that I could still provide that content.” Follow this link to learn more. Sourced from: The Ohio State University