Monthly Archives: March 2013

Spring is Here!

First crocus have bloomed in the garden, watching for more blooms as the tulips and daffodils have poked up. Still a few snowdrops and winter aconite in bloom. A few hardy cyclamen can be found and the Lenten rose is … Continue reading

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What a beautiful day for finding eggs – about 12,000 eggs in fact! A big thank you to everyone who came out, we hope you enjoyed the 2013 Lakeview Easter Egg Hunt. And a special thank you to the volunteers … Continue reading

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A Squirrel’s Picnic

Looks like someone is enjoying the sunshine today. This little squirrel is happily feasting on a pile of seeds – what a lucky find! Hopefully, he’ll be satisfied enough to leave our Easter eggs alone tomorrow. Lakeview Egg Hunt starts … Continue reading

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What’s In Bloom at Schoepfle Garden?

Check back on the “What’s in Bloom?” page for frequent updates on which plants and flowers are in bloom at Schoepfle Garden. When you cannot make it out to the gardens, visit this page for real-time updates with information and … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

Spring has sprung this morning as these hyacinths leaves poking out of the ground show, and despite the lingering cool temps, there are signs that the seasons are a-changing at Schoepfle Garden.   In the mixed border many of spring bulbs are … Continue reading

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Join us on Monday March 18th at 10 am at the Carlisle Visitor Center for a unique opportunity to “meet” a baby dinosaur!  We will use our distance learning program to connect with the Royal Botanical Gardens in Ontario Canada … Continue reading

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Catching Leprechauns!

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!! We’re celebrating at Lakeview by building traps to catch some leprechauns. Some very creative and crafty traps are sure to catch a leprechaun tonight – Good Luck!

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The Eggs Are On Their Way!

Thank you to the 34 Friends of the Metroparks and Murray Ridge Center volunteers who spent 3 hours helping the Easter Bunny stuff thousands of eggs for the Lakeview Egg Hunt! Lakeview Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday March … Continue reading

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Still waiting for the bloom

The Blue Wave Agave flower spike is still growing and now measures 11 ft., 3 in.  The flower buds are getting bigger, but have not burst open yet.  We’ll keep you updated.  This can be seen at the Miller Nature … Continue reading

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Join Us For Our Last Weekend Of Maple Sugaring Fun!

Swing by the Carlisle Visitor Center this weekend(9th & 10th, Noon-4pm) for our last weekend of maple sugaring this season!  We’ll explore the history, science, & behind-the-scenes of maple sugaring through hands-on activities geared for all ages.  Discover the sweet secrets … Continue reading

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