Garden spot programs encourage learning new tricks with a trowel

Learn from the elbow grease of other gardeners at garden spot programs at Miller Nature Preserve, a Lorain County Metro Park at 2739 Center Road in Avon. Topics of the short programs 10:30-11 a.m. include: * Bog plants, July 31 * Butterfly host plants, Aug. 5 * Annuals/perennials, Aug. 14 * Garden pests, Aug. 19 * Arid room plants, Aug. 28 A $2 conservatory admission … Continue reading Garden spot programs encourage learning new tricks with a trowel

Prepare for fun at a Ladybug Tea Party

Crafts, tea and carousel rides are on a fun list 2-4 p.m. July 20 at Schoepfle Garden in Birmingham. Spend an afternoon with the Ladybug Lady in a beautiful setting of formal gardens and woodland trails. Cost is $2 per person, and pregistration is required by July 18 at http://www.metroparks.cc. The Children’s Garden at Schoepfle Garden prompts exploration and discovery combining music with gardening. Open … Continue reading Prepare for fun at a Ladybug Tea Party

Think spring at Schoepfle Gardens

Whether winter hit as hard as you expected or worse, February is a time to turn thoughts to spring at Schoepfle Gardens at 11106 Market St. in Birmingham.Schoepfle Gardens is a part of Lorain County Metro Parks, and weekly walks to view perpetually changing formal gardens and breathtaking natural vistas are highly recommended. Here are some early opportunities: First Flowers Walks are 10 a.m. Feb. … Continue reading Think spring at Schoepfle Gardens

Learn about edible landscaping at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

What: Edible Landscaping Where: Cleveland Botanical Garden When: 10 to 11:30 a.m. March 18 Why you should go: If you want to kick up your gardening skills a notch, attend this class to learn how to incorporate edibles into your landscape. “Using our grounds as inspiration, we will review and suggest edibles that can transform your home landscape!” How much: $15 for members, or $30 … Continue reading Learn about edible landscaping at the Cleveland Botanical Garden