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Inniswood metro gardens

Winter Tree Identification Series

614-895-6216

940 S. Hempstead Rd. Westerville 43081

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Inniswood metro gardens

Winter Tree Identification Series

Saturday February 2 at 2pm    Easy Bark

1st Session: Learn how to identify trees using clues from their bark. Meet at Gardens Entrance. 

Saturday February 9 at 2pm   Silhouettes and Branches

2nd Session: Learn how to identify trees focusing on characteristics of tree form.

Saturday February 16 2pm   Buds and Leaf Scars

3rd session: Identify trees focusing on buds, scars and other branch characteristics.

614-895-6216

940 S. Hempstead Rd. Westerville 43081

Franklin Park conservatory and botanical gardens

Orchids

614-715-8000

1777 East Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203

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Franklin Park conservatory and botanical gardens

Orchids

January 12 thru March 3,  10am-5pm daily 

The Conservatory's annual orchid display reaches new heights as these unique flowers take to hanging baskets and suspended sculptural displays in the Dorothy M. Davis show house. Also each Sunday in the show house, members of the Central Ohio Orchid Society will answer your questions.


Waning Light   10am-5pm daily

In the Cardinal Health Gallery, local artist Dana Lynn Harper strings together thousands of laminated diachronic film discs and suspends them from the ceiling, creating a forest of iridescent petals floating and bending through the space. 

An Evening with Dana Lynn Harper  Thursday, Feb. 21, 6:30–8pm 

Join us for a conversation and gallery tour with Dana Lynn Harper, creator of Waning Light. Registration required.


Classes and Workshops

Throughout the year the Conservatory offers a full menu of classes and Workshops in gardening. cooking, fine art and wellness. Find the current list on the website. https://www.fpconservatory.org/



614-715-8000

1777 East Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203

columbus and franklin county metro parks

Winter Programs-December, January & February

Free to the Public

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columbus and franklin county metro parks

Winter Programs-December, January & February

Just to make it easy to find programs of interest to you, here is a link to the Metro Parks Winter Programs Brochure. You may also pick up a printed brochure at any of our local to Hilliard parks. Battelle Darby Creek, Praire Oaks, Homestead and Glacier Ridge. https://www.metroparks.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Programs-for-winter-2018-19.pdf


Meet new friends and get out and get fit at the 

46 Annual Winter Hike Series. Hot food and hot drinks 

after each hike. One of our club members, and family, completed all 13 hikes a few years ago! Guess who. Visit this link for list of hikes and dates.

https://www.metroparks.net/blog/46th-annual-winter-hike-series/  

Free to the Public

the Columbus Dispatch Home and garden show

February 16-24 / Experience 10 "gARTens"

Ohio Expo Center - Bricker & Celeste Buildings

717 East 17th Avenue Columbus, OH, 43211

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the Columbus Dispatch Home and garden show

February 16-24 / Experience 10 "gARTens"

Sunday-Thursday: 11am - 6pm    Tuesday: CLOSED 

Friday: 11am - 8pm    Saturdays: 10am - 8pm

When Columbus artists and landscape designers collaborate... unexpected backyard retreats become reality.  An event not to miss: Hundreds of Experts, Craftsmen and Pros, Cooking Demos, Celebrity Guests, Admission Specials and more. Visit website

https://www.dispatchshows.com/spring-home-and-garden-show

Ohio Expo Center - Bricker & Celeste Buildings

717 East 17th Avenue Columbus, OH, 43211

Franklin Soil and water conservation district

Spring Tree and Plant Sale

Open to the Public

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Franklin Soil and water conservation district

Spring Tree and Plant Sale

Accepting orders now though Sunday April 7, 2019. This is the sale for you if you're looking for plants native to Ohio. Only a few exclusions. 

Get all the details on their website. https://www.franklinswcd.org/

Open to the Public

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