2018 Upcoming Local Events

Local Programs and Events of Interest to Gardeners

Franklin Park conservatory and botanical gardens

614-715-8000

1777 East Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203

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Franklin Park conservatory and botanical gardens

March 10 - September 16     Blooms and Butterflies

Colorful butterflies fly freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden.

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June 2 - October 28     Topiaries at the Conservatory 

See more than 90 magnificent topiares on display inside and out.

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June 2 - November 11     Bonsai Display    

Trees from the Conservatory's captivating bonsai collection are on display in the Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse & Botanical Courtyard.

For more information visit www.fpconservatory.org


614-715-8000

1777 East Broad St. Columbus, OH 43203

columbus and franklin county metro parks

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columbus and franklin county metro parks

Every Sunday through the end of August    Sunny Sundays

Inniswood - 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Westerville, OH 43081

Members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit, will be in the Herb Garden to answer questions from 1:30-3:30.

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Saturday August 18 2pm     Monarch Mania

Blacklick Woods - 6975 E. Livingston Ave. Reynoldsburg OH. 43068

Explore the fascinating life cycle of this butterfly and search the trail for caterpillars. (Meet at Nature Center)

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Saturday August 18 at 3pm    Native Flowers

Blendon Woods - 4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Westerville, OH 43081

Learn about late summer flowers on this 1.5 mile walk.

(Meet at Nature Center)

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Sunday August 19 at 2pm    Wildflower Walk

Inniswood - 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Westerville, OH 43081

Join an educator in the gardens as we search for summer wildflowers .

Age 50 and older. (Meet at Garden's Entrance)

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Sunday August 19 and 26 at 7pm    Evening Garden Walk

Inniswood - 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Westerville, OH 43081

Take a guided stroll through the gardens. (Meet at Garden's Entrance)

For more information visit www.metroparks.net

greater columbus dahlia society

"53rd Annual Dahlia Show"

Free & Open to the Public

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greater columbus dahlia society

"53rd Annual Dahlia Show"

Saturday September 1 (1-5pm) and Sunday September 2 (1-4pm)

Location: Marysville YMCA - 1150 Charles Lane, Marysville 43040

Hundreds of spectacular blooms of all types of Dahlias with be on display both days! Members and non-members of the GCDS are welcome to enter their blooms.

For more details visit www.columbus dahlias.com

Free & Open to the Public

Chadwick Arboretum and learning gardens

"Fall Native Tree Sale"

Free & Open to the Public

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Chadwick Arboretum and learning gardens

"Fall Native Tree Sale"

Friday September 14 (3-7pm) and Saturday September 15 (9am-12)

Location: 2201 Fred Taylor Dr. Columbus OH 43201 (on the OSU campus)

A variety of native trees from locally sourced seed sourced in 3 gallon containers 4 to 5 feet tall. Most sell for $35-$45. for more information call Mary Maloney at 614-6883-3479.

https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/events

Free & Open to the Public