2019 local public events



>  DIY Layered Flower Bulb Workshop  Saturday October 12th  4-6pm

Learn how to layer flower bulbs to extend the bloom and beauty of spring bulbs! Join Mattie Berbee of the Leo Berbee Bulb Co./Dutch Mill Greenhouse for our fall do it yourself bulb workshop. Columbus Garden School  1350 East  Cooke Road, Columbus, OH. Click Bulb Class for details. 

>  Oakland Nursery Annual Fall Festival  October 12th-13th all locations. 

Sales, door prizes, all-you-can-carry pumpkins and more! Click for attractions at all locations.


>  Inniswood Metro Gardens   940 Hempstead Road, Westerville 43081

Here is a sampling of Fall Programs... Garden to Vase: How to cut, arrange and care for flowers on a vase -  Dahlia Society: Fall flower care - Guided Evening Garden Walks - Sunny Sundays: Education in the Herb Garden 1:30 to 3:30 - Garden School: Fall Color Art - Halloween Party for All Ages. Get dates & details from "ParkScope" program guide link below.  

> Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks Fall ParkScope Program Guide

Just to make it easier to find programs of interest to you, here is a link to the Fall ParkScope Program Guide which lists programs for all 20 parks. In order to reduce Metro Parks environmental foot print, the printed ParkScope booklet has been discontinued. 

> Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens    10am-5pm daily.

Harvest Blooms   Now through October 27

A myriad of mums and ornamental brassica fill the Conservatory's gardens and courtyards to create a vibrant sea of color, providing the perfect autumnal setting for pumpkin houses and jack-o-lanterns.

Chihuly Nights  7pm to 10pm 2nd Fridays through November 8th

All 21 installation locations will be breathtakingly lighted. 

Admission: $22, or $12 for children ages 3-12. Details at Chihuly Nights

Bonsai    Now thru November 10

Evergreen, deciduous and tropical bonsai trees will rotate throughout the exhibition, giving patrons a unique viewing experience with each visit.

Chihuly: Celebrating Nature   June 1 2019 thru March 29 2020

The Conservatory is thrilled to exhibit its full collection, the largest Chihuly collection in a botanical garden, once again.  https://www.fpconservatory.org/explore/exhibiti

Explore Classes and Programs for a variety of interests and ages. 


> Looking for more local garden Events, Programs or Classes???

Try searching our website under Links of Interest there you'll find places like "Columbus Garden School", groups like the "Wild Ones", or places like Cedar Bog" 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.