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Upcoming Events for Ohio

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Through June 8, Alliance
School Field Trips
Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Bring your students on a field trip to Beech Creek Gardens for a day filled with hands-on learning and lots of fun! Trained instructors provide students with guided instruction, leading them through interactive, hands-on activities in the Amazing Garden Plant Science Center. Students will also go on a guided hike with field work specific to the chosen learning topic. Choose from a variety of learning topics, such as life cycles, fossils, soil, or create a custom program. Educational programming is available for grades K-12 and meets the current state curriculum requirements for Ohio. Must have a group size of at least 25 students to be eligible for this guided program, and most of the areas involved with the program are wheelchair accessible. Scheduling is now open for the 2018 season and fills quickly! Field trips are available weekdays from April 16, 2018 through June 8, 2018 at Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve in Alliance. Come explore with us! To schedule a school field trip, call (330) 829-7050. For more information, visit


June 7-10, Gambier
2018 Annual Open House
Schnormeier Gardens

This is a once-a-year opportunity to visit the spectacular Schnormeier Gardens, 8701 Layman Rd., Gambier, located on 75 acres, which have a distinct Asian flavor. The gardens feature a variety of plantings, including rare conifers. The focal point of the property is the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home (interior not part of the public tour). Tours are self-guided. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., reservations are not required, although advance notice of groups visiting by bus would be appreciated. Free and open to the public (donations welcome). For more information, visit, or call 740-427-2612.

June 16 and 17, Cleveland
Cleveland Rose Society Show
Cleveland Botanical Garden

See the beautiful and colorful assortments of rose varieties on display for this sanctioned judged show. After seeing the rose show, be sure to visit the rose garden and enjoy the botanical garden’s amazing collection. From noon to 5 p.m. Free for members, with admission for non-members. Visit, or call 216-721-1600 for information.

June 23, Akron
Summit County Master Gardeners’ Annual Tour of Gardens
Akron-area residential gardens

Explore and enjoy six local private gardens in this self-guided tour. Ticket holders are invited to the Posie Shoppe, which will be filled with garden items and Master-Gardener-grown plants. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $20 (advance sale tickets only). Become a patron and join the “Toast to the Tour” wine reception Friday evening, June 22, in a seventh secret garden. Patrons also receive tickets to the Saturday tour. Tickets available online starting April 28 at, or call Kathy Blair at 330-592-4412.

June 28, Wooster
Propagation Workshop – Cuttings
Secrest Arboretum Jack and Deb Miller Pavilion

This workshop is designed to teach cutting propagation techniques for woody plants. Participants will have the opportunity to practice taking and making cuttings, and will take cuttings home. Registration required. From 9 a.m. to noon. Costs $10 members, $15 non-members. To register call Paul Snyder at 330-263-3761, or email


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