Chihuly Garden Installations 292
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Chihuly Garden Installations 292
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If you are looking for a more peaceful adventure, we recommend the Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Take a walk around the beautiful gardens and exhibits to see plants and flowers from all over the world. Currently, they have 4 exhibits which are Bonsai, Color to Discover, Chihuly Collection, and the Paul Busse Garden Railway. During the fall, they will add more harvest themed plants and flowers. The conservatory is a glass green house that houses over 400 species of plants.
The Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati delivers education in horticulture to children, adults, and communities throughout the Cincinnati region. It has a library with more than 2,000 books about gardening and floral topics as well as videos and other resources. The Center has been instrumental in beautifying Greater Cincinnati with its urban gardening projects which have turned some 50 neglected properties into community gardens. Contact the Center to learn more about these neighborhood gardens and other botanical creations the Center has established around the area.
This premier horticultural and educational institution showcases more than 400 plant species and special exhibitions. The Conservatory offers beautiful and diverse climates including an arid desert, a tropical Rainforest, a cool Himalayan Mountain, and a lush Pacific Island Water Garden. Franklin Park surrounds the Conservatory and provides 88 acres of landscaped gardens and green space. The Conservatory owns a signature collection of Dale Chihuly glass artwork and its annual exhibits include Blooms and Butterflies, the Orchid Forest, and Holidays at the Conservatory. The Conservatory also offers a gift shop and café. Parking is free.
Holden Arboretum houses a variety of themed gardens both for display and research. The Butterfly garden is stocked with many colorful flowers, such as the purple coneflower, bee-balm, and catmint, which will attract butterflies and hummingbirds. The park offers many different guided tours that give visitors the opportunity to follow trained horticulturists through one-of-a-kind gardens, special collections, and natural areas. The arboretum also offers a variety of historical tours throughout the grounds.
Kingwood Center Gardens visitors will enjoy the elegant gardens, grounds and historic buildings of this former estate of industrialist Charles Kelley King. A massive spring flower display begins the season with tulips, daffodils, flowering trees and much more. Gardens of all sorts entertain visitors throughout the growing season and a large display of annuals brings abundant color to the gardens throughout the summer. A greenhouse offers unique displays and a special plant buying opportunity. The gardens are intertwined by woodlands with relaxing walking trails throughout the 47-acre estate. Kids love to feed the ducks a the duck pond and the peacocks that roam the property. Kingwood Hall, the 20,000 sq. ft. French provincial mansion is open for self-guided tours daily. Kingwood offers several events throughout the year as well as educational workshops, weddings, and rentals. Christmas at Kingwood is a must-see event.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum combines the lure of nature with the dynamic presence of monumental art. Located on over 300 acres of woodlands, gardens, and lakes near Hamilton, Ohio, Pyramid Hill is a unique experience where you explore the countryside and marvel at over 60 pieces of outdoor art. You can also go back in time at the indoor Ancient Sculpture Museum housing Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Egyptian pieces. Drive through the rolling landscape, walk up to experience the sculpture, find a secluded picnic spot or hike a quiet trail through the forests. Pyramid Hill is a relaxing way to spend a day with art and nature.
Cox Arboretum in Dayton: Featuring 189 acres of gardens and nature, the Cox experience is a hands-on adventure in horticulture. Highlights include The Edible Landscape garden, Butterfly Meadow and House, Shrub Garden with more than 500 different trees & shrubs, Water Garden & Rock Garden, Wildflower Garden, and 3.5 miles of walking trails.
Columbus Park of Roses is a 13-acre treasure of Columbus and contains more than 11,000 rose bushes, covering more than 350 varieties of roses. It is one of the largest municipal rose gardens in the United States. In addition, the park has herb, perennial, and daffodil gardens. The daffodil garden features 1,000 varieties. The best times of the year to visit are the middle of June or the middle of September when the roses are in full bloom. Several events take place annually, including musical programs in the evenings throughout the summer and an annual rose festival in June.
The Secrest Arboretum in Wooster began in 1909 by Edmund Secrest, who was interested in the study of various trees. Over the years, trees of many types were planted in the Arboretum, including the largest collection of crab apples in the nation. Rhododendrons of various types and colors line the drive, and a large rose garden with over 500 varieties is there as well. The arboretum was one of the first places in the United States to plant a Dawn Redwood in the 1940s, and it has now grown into a magnificent specimen. Guided tours are available, as well as self-guided tours. Please keep in mind that this property is part of a university, and you may encounter groups of students at any time. No pets are permitted, and the college prefers for there to be no eating on arboretum property.
The park and Topiary Garden are always free and open daily from dawn to dusk. You may enter at 480 E. Town Street, which is a block south of the Columbus Museum of Art. More information is available by calling 614-645-0197 or visiting topiarygarden.org.
The Wexner exhibitions feature art and ideas of an international array of contemporary artists working in a range of media including painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, and multimedia installations.