Monthly Archives: August 2014

Children’s Garden turns 7 on Sunday!

Join us for a firefighter themed birthday party Sunday August 31st from 1-3 pm in the Children’s Garden at Schoepfle Garden. We have worked all year on the pizza garden so we will celebrate with pizza, balloons, crafts and a … Continue reading

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Lorain County Fair -see you there!

Come August, comes the Lorain County Fair! Begun in 1846 & located in Wellington, Ohio, the Lorain County Fair is the largest county fair in Ohio, second only to the Ohio State Fair. This weekend is your last chance, if … Continue reading

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Canna Collage at Schoepfle

Forty two years ago Otto Schoepfle expanded his canna collection based on his affection for a number of cultivars he already had, including the bright red ‘President’ and orange ‘Wyoming’. He added  selections from the Grand Opera Series that, like … Continue reading

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Allll Aboard!!!

Enjoy the summery sights & sounds of the Children’s Nature Discovery Trail as you ride the Little Green Choo! New this year is our “I Spy” Scavenger Hunt in which you look for items placed along the trail while riding … Continue reading

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By any name, Lycoris adds to summer at Schoepfle

Summer is in full swing at the garden as pink blossoms dot the landscape. These lily-like flowers emerge from the ground every start to August seemingly from out of nowhere. They are lycoris squamigera and they have many common names: … Continue reading

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Flowering Bonsai

This Crepe Myrtle bonsai is part of the Art and Plants display at Miller Nature Preserve.  The blooms are beautiful right now.   The display is open until 8/25daily 10 am -6 pm. There is a $2 admission charge for the … Continue reading

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‘Dino Discovery Area’ happenings!

As many of you already know, over the past 10 months, exciting changes have been occurring in Carlisle Visitor Center’s ‘Dino Discovery Area’ (formerly called Naturespace). From new carpet and painted walls to additional seating and more toys & books, … Continue reading

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