> Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District is holding their Annual "Spring Native Tree and Plant Sale". A wide variety of trees, shrubs, native perennial plant kits, mushroom kits and native plant seed packets. Last day to order is March 26. For more info click website www.franklinswcd.org/tree-and-plant-sale or call their office at 614.486.9613
Also their Spring 2023 Newsletter has a great article on “Foraging For Edible Native Plants” as well as other great information. If you do not already receive this mailing, you can sign up for it at www.franklinswcd.org/newsletter-signup.
Spring Home and Garden Show. February 18-26, 2023. Closed Tuesday 21
Situated in two large buildings at the Ohio Expo Center, jam-packed with exciting vendors, and experiences for all ages. Vote for your favorite garden. Click green heading to get all the details.
> Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 10am-5pm daily 614-715-8000 1777 E. Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203 Click the link above and visit their website.
Current 2023 Exhibitions _ _ _ _ _ _ _
- Orchids January 2023 - March 12 This year, Orchids is a celebration of sunny days and a welcome respite from dreary winter blues. Warm, sunshiney days fill our dreams during Ohio's winters. The themed displays of Orchids turn those dreams into reality!
- El Color-ES January 21 - May 29- gallery of work by local artist Elena Osterwalder, featuring pieces of Amate (handmade bark paper) and installations of hundreds of watercolor board tiles
- Blooms & Butterflies Feb 25 through May 29 Stroll amid hundreds of colorful, exotic butterflies flying freely through a warm tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. Surrounded by lush flora, watch as butterflies soar overhead, bask on plants and sip on nectar.
- Attendance Discounts for you at "Conservatory Community Days"
On the first Sunday of each month, the Conservatory is free for residents of Franklin County and the City of Columbus (with valid ID) during regular operating hours of 10am to 5pm. Check their website for exceptions.
> Columbus Garden School 1350 East Cooke Road, Columbus
Find a wide scope of classes on the Web and on FaceBook. Classes may be person others virtual. Click link above weekly to see what's new. Examples: Bee Keeping, Baking Sourdough, Growing Asparagus, Pruning Bushes, Soap making, Electrical and Plumbing Workshops for woman, Vegetable Garden Design, Preserving your harvest and more..
> Looking for more local garden Events, programs or classes???
Try searching our website under Links of Interest. There you'll groups like the "Wild Ones", or places like Cedar Bog" or Whetstone Park of Roses, which have calendars on their websites listing what they have going on. So go ahead and explore the many links and find what interests you.