The Best Herbaceous Plants for My Garden Are...

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Have you been thinking about renovating your flower garden?  Trying to decide which perennial and annual flowers would grow best in your garden?   Well, guess no longer!  Come spend a day with Pam Bennett, OSU Extension Horticulture Educator, and find out for yourself.  In Clark County, Pam and her volunteers specialize in herbaceous ornamental plant trials and evaluate more than 200 varieties of annuals and two genera of ornamental grasses yearly!


Planting of Perennials
Planting of Herbaceous Plants


Pam will share her findings from this year’s plant trials with us and help you to choose the top performing perennial or annuals for your garden setting.  This fun day at Secrest Arboretum will be all about which annual and perennial plants were the TOP PERFORMERS in the side-by-side trials.


Dwarf Canna Lilies
Dwarf Canna Lilies blooming


The class will be on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Secrest Arboretum- Jack and Debbie Miller Pavilion, OARDC 1680 Madison Avenue Wooster, OH 44691.  The cost for this day of talking about and discovering the latest and greatest herbaceous plants for Ohio, is a mere $40.00, including lunch, snacks and FABULOUS INFORMATION!  You can register by going to “” and click on the “TOP PERFORMING HERBACEOUS PLANTS FOR OHIO” link or contact Sarah Mays at 330-263-3831 or you can email Sarah at for more information.