The sixth annual Wheeling Gardening Symposium presented by the Ohio County Master Gardeners took place on Saturday and the weather couldn’t have been better.
The theme was “Monticello at the Park,” Thomas Jefferson’s Gardens at Monticello & Earl W. Oglebay’s Waddington Farms.
The event took place at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Gardeners were exposed to a series of dynamic lectures presented by nationally recognized gardening experts and includes an opportunity to network and share expertise with gardening advocated from throughout the region.
The keynote speaker was Eleanor Gould, Curator of Gardens for Monticello. Gould oversees the research, documentation and maintenance of Monticello Gardens.
Other speakers include Oglebay Foundation President and CEO Eriks Janelsins and Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Associate Professor Dr. Laura Deeter.