Spring seems to signal an urge in all of us to get our hands dirty.Whether we want to delve into a home improvement project inside, or start beautifying the outside of our home, this is the time of year we start getting the itch. The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show opens its doors this Saturday at the Ohio Expo Center. An impressive team of home improvement, lawn and garden, and even cooking celebrities and experts will be on hand to give you a hand. They'll share thousands of ideas and showcase new trends and materials, not to mention show off beautiful flora and fauna.

Whether you're considering changing a counter top, adding a sun room, putting in that dream patio, or planting a vegetable garden, this show is a great place to go for ideas and inspiration. For a complete list of all the events and activities planned, visit www.dispatchevents.com.

Admission is just $12 at the door, kids 12 and under get in free.

Event: Central Ohio Home & Garden Show

Date: February 25 - March 4

Location: Ohio Expo Center, Ohio State Fairgrounds

Hours: Opens Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday closed, Tuesday-Friday 12 noon-9 p.m.

Cost: $12 at the door, 12 and under admitted FREE, parking $5

-Kristen Maetzold