Monthly Archives: February 2014

CULTIVATING YOUR GREEN THUMB…

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WAYNE COUNTY, OHIO EVENTS ARE HERE TO HELP

Spring is in the air and many of us have been thumbing through seed catalogs and watching home and garden improvement shows on TV in anticipation of warmer weather. To set you on the right path of colorful fragrant blooms and healthy delicious homegrown produce, Wayne County offers many gardening seminars, shows,
and sales, all with the spring garden enthusiast in mind.

Here are just a few events scheduled for spring and early summer:

April 12 Earth Day Celebration, The Wilderness Center
April 23 Guided Spring Walk, Secrest Arboretum/OARDC
April 26-27 Wayne County Home & Garden Show, Wayne County Fairgrounds
April 26-27 Native Plant Sale & Gardening Seminars, The Wilderness Center
May 10 Plant Discovery Day, Secrest Arboretum/OARDC
June 7 Rose Garden Open House, OARDC
June 7-8 Perennial Party, Deborah’s Garden Market
June 14-15 Spring Garden Fair, Quailcrest Farm

Visit the Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.wccvb.com for details on the above events or for more wonderful springtime events in our area. You will find a section with farms and farmers’ markets, restaurants that specialize in local farm to table cuisine and wineries. Don’t miss the outdoor section listing our beautiful parks, nature preserves, bike trails and arboretum. So after a winter of being stuck inside, get out and enjoy the warm spring weather and the sunshine on your face.