Monthly Archives: April 2014

Blooms in the Desert

This prickly pear cactus flower has just opened up in the conservatory at the Miller Nature Preserve.  Though the bloom is open for only a few days, there are lots more to follow.  Come for a visit to see this … Continue reading

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Blooms at Schoepfle

We are moving into the heart of spring – our first bed of tulips bloomed Thursday in the mixed border.  With some warmer days hopefully more will follow. Blooms at the Garden 4/25 Tulips, daffodils, forsythia, Lenten rose, primrose, fumewort, … Continue reading

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Orchids, Orchids!

With spring slowly making its way into northern Ohio, plants and trees are beginning to come to life.  The orchids at the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory are noticing that it is spring too.  Many of the plants have blooms or … Continue reading

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Raptor Appreciation Day THIS Saturday 26th!

Few predators capture our imagination like raptors. This class of birds includes the fastest animal in the world, our national bird, and many other favorites like the snowy owl. With all of their amazingly cool adaptations, it’s no wonder that … Continue reading

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Three colors on one plant

This plant, called Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, is blooming now at the Miller Nature Preserve Conservatory in Avon.  When the blooms first open, they are deep purple, turn to light purple, and then to white.  All three colors have a … Continue reading

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An Eggciting event at Lakeview Park!

Tomorrow, April 19th, is our BIG EGG HUNT! Be sure to arrive before 10:00am with your basket. We will have a craft available for kids from 9:30-11:00am. Hunt starts at 10:00am and will be over once all the eggs are … Continue reading

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Spring Blooms at Schoepfle

With the last snowfall of the year(hopefully) we can now look forward to the blooms around the garden.  Currently blooming are striped squill, Siberian squill, Lenten rose, hyacinth, grape hyacinth, crocus, snowdrops and daffodils.  With warming temps, I hope some of … Continue reading

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Family Fun at Carlisle this Week

Don’t let this latest wintery weather keep you & your children housebound, hop on by the Carlisle Visitor Center this week to join us for a variety of free, fun, kid-friendly programming! Tuesday 15th, ‘Glunk, Vroom, Peep!’, 2:00-3:00pm ~Look & … Continue reading

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Slow but Steady Start at Schoepfle Garden

We are starting to see some color in the garden after a long winter. Winter aconite, snowdrops and cyclamen have been joined by crocuses and squill. We hope to see more of our early bloomers as it warms up. The … Continue reading

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