Monthly Archives: July 2013

Schoepfle Summer

Enjoy the beautiful weather and check out the garden – here’s what’s blooming as of July 26th – Daylilies, cannas, phlox, hosta, Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia), flowering tobacco, Rose of Sharon ‘Diana’, dahlias, cleome, begonias, globe thistle and more. Don’t forget … Continue reading

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Cannas beginning summer show at Schoepfle

Cannas are starting to bloom as summer perennials like coneflower, daisies, hosta, goldenrod and phlox fill the border with color.  We have added some new varieties of canna this year, and Aida is the first to bloom.  The daylilies have … Continue reading

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Tea Party at Schoepfle

  Our annual tea party at Schoepfle had the participants making pretty flowers and sipping tea (and lemonade) on the deck before enjoying a spin on the carousel.  Thanks to all who attended and to the little teddy bear told me … Continue reading

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Before you can eat it . . .

The vegetable garden at Miller Nature Preserve is growing.  We usually see vegetables in the grocery store, but before we can eat them, there are some beautiful flowers to enjoy.  The flowers on the left will become beans and the … Continue reading

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Beach Clean-Up

After the storms we’ve had this week, there’s been a great deal to clean up at Lakeview Park – including a large tree down on the beach.

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS NOW OPEN TO NEW TRAIL SPONSORS

Last years’ sponsored trail winner, Silver Wheels Cycling Club depicting A Muppets Christmas Carol The Lorain County Metro Parks is looking for local businesses and organizations to participate in our Holiday Lights event, which will run from November 29th through … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers Explode with Color

Summer color burst forth this 4th as the daylilies trail begins to bloom – soon all 48 varieties will add color to the Schoepfle Garden.  Also blooming now are hydrangeas, oak leaf hydrangea, hardy acanthus, phlox and Angel’s Trumpet (Datura).

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