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See what’s going on in Ohio County! Contact us if you have any questions.

Office Information
Our Building
WVU Extension Service
Ohio County Office
51 16th Street—Room 301
Wheeling, WV 26003

Phone: 304-234-3673
Fax: 304-234-3828
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 to 4:30
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WVU Serving all 55 of West Virginia’s Counties

The WVU Extension Service provides programs in 4-H Youth Development, Families and Health, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community, Economic and Workforce Development with support from West Virginia University faculty and staff. WVU also maintains a historic special-mission campus at WVU Jackson’s Mill Center for Lifelong Learning and State 4-H Camp, near Weston, West Virginia.


Give eXtension a try!

Extension knowledge can also be found online through eXtension, a Web portal to the nation’s largest information system staffed by Extension experts. Anywhere you find the button below, you can link to eXtension!

eXtension button

Plan to Make Your Garden Better Than Ever

2015 Garden Calendar Sign

Planning – some of us love it, some of us try to ignore it. But one thing is for certain, planning makes any undertaking more productive and goes a long way toward eliminating wasted effort.

Planning is key for producing an abundant and successful garden. This year, look at WVU’s Garden Calendar articles early to learn what good garden planning entails before you start your garden.

From pointers on plant selection, location, and soil preparation to tips about seeds, garden upkeep, and harvesting, this information will help you make your gardening experience both satisfying and productive.

Each month’s illustration depicts examples of vegetables that can be harvested in that month. Whether it is potatoes you stored for a February harvest; gathering corn, apples, and tomatoes in late summer; or collecting kale in December – planning will help you reap an abundant garden year-round.

Don’t forget our bonus article at the end of the calendar introducing two unexpected vegetables that you can try this gardening season for something new.

As always, the “by the date” garden information will help remind you when certain gardening chores should be done. For best results do the tasks around the suggested date – within a few days, either way, usually will work. Some tasks have an even longer implementation range that will still give you good results.

However, if you have any questions about timing or other gardening concerns, please contact your county’s WVU Extension Service office.

Enjoy this year’s Garden Calendar and may you have an abundant harvest!


About Vegetable Varieties

An additional counterpart to the Garden Calendar is About Vegetable Varieties featuring common vegetables with helpful information about:

  • Vegetable varieties
  • Days to maturity
  • Descriptive remarks
  • Resistance

Free Garden Calendar Downloads

Download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print the 2015 Garden Calendar files.


Import the WVU Extension Garden Calendar Dates

Import the WVU Extension Garden Calendar on your website or into your newsreader using our RSS feed.

Subscribe to Extension RSS feeds.

People in Your Community…Knowledge at Your Doorstep

The Ohio County Extension office provides aid to farmers, gardeners, and homeowners, but also local educational programs for area families, businesses, and communities. On our website you will find Extension Service related information on all of these subjects. If you have questions, you can always call our office or email us.
Ohio County Map
We are also your link to other WVU Extension offices and to West Virginia University’s related colleges and offices. WVU’s Ohio County Extension Office is part of the national land-grant system. Each office has the same mission as its foundation: to help people put knowledge to work. On our website, we also link you to eXtension, a link to a national clearinghouse on Extension Service information, gathered by over 3000 Extension Agents across the United States.

Each WVU Extension Office can provide the public with information on many topics from many resources. The county office faculty and staff provide assistance and educational programs in the following areas: Agriculture & Natural Resources (home horticulture, pests, etc.), 4-H & Youth Development, Families & Health, and Community Economic & Workforce Development. To meet and support the needs of local people and communities, county faculty and staff involve local residents in developing and leading specific programs and activities.

Part of the National Cooperative Extension System

With more than 3,000 county offices in the USA, the National Cooperative Extension System is the local front door for many citizens to their state land-grant institutions. All universities engage in research and teaching, but the nation’s more than 100 land-grant colleges and universities including WVU, have another critical mission: Extension. Extension means reaching out, and along with teaching and research land-grant institutions extend their resources, solving public needs with college or university resources through local programs.

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