Garden Gala Plant Sale and Event @ Rocky River Nature Center, North Olmsted [20 May]

Garden Gala Plant Sale and Event


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20
May
10:00 - 16:00

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Rocky River Nature Center
North Olmsted, Ohio 44070
Garden Gala Native Plant Sale
Attract pollinators, beautify your yard, and represent Ohio’s beautiful natural heritage! Over twenty species of plants designed to fit all types of sun, soil, and water conditions will be available while supplies last. Credit accepted; cash or check is preferred.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. RRNC

Saturday, May 20

Spring Wildflower Walks
See what’s blooming on the trails near the nature center, and get a tour of recent garden additions.
10 – 11 a.m. and 3 – 4 p.m. RRNC
Terrain: mostly flat, some stairs, 0.5 mile

Wildflower Folklore
Wildflowers are known for their curious names and dubious folk uses. Enjoy this entertaining indoor program that takes a look at some of these unique plant stories.
11 a.m. – noon RRNC

Wicked Plants
From wicked thorns to toxic killers, dive into the curious world of plant defense traits with Naturalist Marty Calabrese. This indoor program is geared toward teen and adult visitors.
2 – 3 p.m. RRNC
Ages: teens, adults

Sunday, May 21

Spring Wildflower Walks
See what’s blooming on the trails near the nature center, and get a tour of recent garden additions.
10 – 11 a.m. and 3 – 4 p.m. RRNC
Terrain: mostly flat, some stairs, 0.5 mile

Useful Plants
Plants have been key to human health and survival for thousands of years. Learn about some local Ohio plants that have been used in unique ways as medicine, food, and tools during this indoor program.
11 a.m. – noon RRNC

Building a Backyard Bird Habitat
Bring your yard to life with beautiful blooms and amazing birds- all it takes is incorporating the right plants into your landscape. Naturalist Jen Brumfield will share top picks that provide food, water, and shelter for feathered friends. Indoor program.
2 – 3 p.m. RRNC

Plants Available for Purchase
while supplies last
species subject to change
credit accepted, cash or check preferred

Blue-eyed Grass
Cinnamon Fern
Common Milkweed
Foxglove Beardtongue
Dutchman's Breeches
Golden Alexanders
Great Blue Lobelia
Hairy Alumroot
New England Aster
Nodding Onion
Ohio Spiderwort
Obedient Plant
Purple Lovegrass
Rosy Sedge
Virgin's Bower
Virginia Bluebells
Virginia Mountain Mint
White Turtlehead
White Wild Indigo
Wild Bergamot
Wild Columbine
Wild Ginger
Wild Leek (Ramp)
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