Monthly Archives: August 2013

Children’s Garden Turns SIX Saturday

Join us Saturday August 31st as we celebrate six years of children’s garden fun and learning. From 1-4 pm we will have balloons, crafts, games, carousel rides and, of course, birthday cake! Dress to run through the misters!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

September Sights at Schoepfle Garden

Blooming right now at the garden are: cannas, dahlias, late-blooming hydrangea, cleome, moonflower, hardy begonias, hosta – fragrant are blooming, and plenty of fruit/seeds on dogwoods, buckeyes, and paperbark maples.

Posted in What's In Bloom? | Leave a comment

The Very Busy Spider Does Exist!

This argiope spider has found a great place for its web.  It caught these two unfortunate grasshoppers and a bumblebee (out of the picture) since yesterday afternoon.    It bites its trapped victims to paralyze them, wraps them up in the … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Preparing the Roses…

It is mid August in the Lakeview Rose Garden and the temperatures are expected to be in the mid 80’s this week. So, what are we thinking about? Winter. Not because the beach season is over and we are ready … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cannas brighten the summer garden at Schoepfle

  Cannas are among the summer flowers at Schoepfle that are in bloom now.  We have added three “new” varieties, one being ‘Aida’, one of the Grand Opera Series that Otto used to have here at the garden but was … Continue reading

Posted in What's In Bloom? | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Beaks, Bubbles, and Burrows this Wednesday at Carlisle

This Wednesday August 7th at the Carlisle Visitor Center, catch this month’s FREE Interactive Video Distance Learning program entitled “Beaks, Bubbles, and Burrows”. During the program we will be connecting remotely with The Alaska Sea Life Center in Seward, Alaska to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lincoln, Gettysburg and Lorain County

Join us at the Burrell Homestead, 2792 East River Rd in Sheffield, for an afternoon of fun and history. Every August the founding families of Sheffield gathered for a family reunion, a tradition stretching back to the 19th century. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment