Monthly Archives: May 2013

Golden Chain Tree adds to reasons to visit Schoepfle

The golden chain tree (Laburnum anagyroides) is showing its beautiful strings of flowers.  Despite its beauty, the seeds and all parts of the plant are poisonous.  The rhododendrons continue to be the star of the garden and the mountain laurel … Continue reading

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Prickly Pear in Flower

The Prickly Pear cactus is in flower at the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory in Avon.  These blooms are a pretty, bright yellow, but only last a few days.  Luckily there are lots of buds on the cactus, so the flowers … Continue reading

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Steelheaders Concert Moved

Tonight’s (5/24/13) kick-off concert to the Summer Concert Series at the Lorain County Metro Parks has been moved from Lakeview Park to French Creek Nature & Arts Center. Come out and hear The Steelheaders at this FREE concert! This will … Continue reading

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Big Color all weekend at Schoepfle

Rhododendrons are peaking this weekend at Schoepfle Garden along with a number of new blooms this week including: poppies, peonies, columbine, weigla, kousa dogwoods, golden chain tree, horse chestnut and irises.  Trams are Thursdays 10am – 1pm, Sundays 1 – … Continue reading

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Blooming Roses

We have our first roses blooming in Lakeview’s historic rose garden. The rose garden is usually in full bloom the first week of June. Can’t wait!

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5/25 Capture the Seasons Photography CANCELLED

The Capture the Seasons Photography class scheduled for next Saturday May 25th has been CANCELLED. Join our Facebook group: Lake View Photo Class to share your photos, ask questions and get updates on upcoming classes and outings! We hope you … Continue reading

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Rhododendrons bring color for the weekend

As we past mid-May we approach one of the most colorful times at Schoepfle Garden with the blooming of the rhododendrons in the shade garden.  Nearly forty varieties display pinks, reds, whites and purples under the canopy of pine trees.  … Continue reading

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