Plants From All Over
“He who only England knows, knows England least”, said Rudyard Kipling. So, add some holiday spice to your Ohio plant loving by enjoying tales from…England and Scotland, Massachusetts, Ecuador, the worldwide web of Mary Maloney, and right here in Ohio at Granny Creek (Joe Cochran’s Arboretum in Knox County), and of course Secrest Arboretum. Even a few notes on the plants of China, from ornamental peaches to views from Badaling.
So, the details.
WHEN: Friday, December 6, 12:30 – 4:30.
WHERE: Secrest Education and Discovery Center
WHAT: An afternoon of opening-up to your world of plants.
Come having already enjoyed your lunch. We will have a light repast mid-program.
The Plants of Scotland – Jim Chatfield
The Plants of the Trustees Gardens in Massachusetts – Jason Veil
The Plants of My Life – Mary Maloney
The Plants of Granny Creek – Joe Cochran
The Plants of Ecuador – Pam Bennett
The Winter Plants of Secrest – Paul Snyder and All
Plus: A hands-on exercise in winter plant identification and enjoyment, including all the evergreens we use as holiday trees. We will also have winterberry holly bunches for prizes and for sale.
WHY: “It is not down on any map. True places never are.” - Herman Melville.
HOW: Registration is $20. Refreshments shall be served. Register by going to go.osu.edu/chatfield (must be lower case “c”). Or you can contact Sarah Mays of OSU Extension at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-263-3831, fax: 330-263-3667.