Monthly Archives: September 2017

What Does the Woolly Bear Predict?

This woolly bear caterpillar was found at Miller Nature Preserve.  According to folklore (which may not be scientific, but is fun) if there is more black than brown, the winter will be harsh.  If there is less black, the winter … Continue reading

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Delightful Dahlias!

Miller Nature Preserve has several breathtaking gardens that help create an atmosphere of relaxation in the natural world. Carefully groomed, the gardens are places of respite and calm for many who visit the Avon conservatory. But one garden that people … Continue reading

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September Sizzles at Schoepfle

Warm summer temperatures are going to continue into the first days of autumn so its a great time to walk the gardens and woods at Schoepfle Garden.  Canna, dahlias, marigolds, goldenrod, angel’s trumpet, hardy begonia and sedum are all in … Continue reading

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Fall Family Fun at Carlisle Reservation!

What better way to celebrate & enjoy the sights & sounds of an Ohio fall than with an afternoon of “festive fun for the whole family” in the Great Outdoors!  Join us at the Equestrian Center  {13630 Diagonal Road, LaGrange} … Continue reading

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Kids Physical Education Programs Starting SOON

AMHERST – The Mercy Health & Recreation Center will resume school year Physical Education courses for Children ages 3-5 the week of September 11th. The courses range from Physical Education, Arts & Crafts, and Fitness. Course Registration $2/child (per class) … Continue reading

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Walk slowly and take a good look

These are great days for taking a slow walk around the gardens and looking closely at what is going on.  The insects are active now, both visibly and audibly.  By taking the time to look and listen you might get … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Colors of September at Schoepfle

We have entered that in-between time here in September.  It is after Labor Day but before the true start of autumn on the calendar when the temperatures can be warm or cool, when there are still vegetables to be picked … Continue reading

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