new education pavilion is located on the west side of Inniswood,
across from the Sisters' Garden. Plan on a short hike down a gently
sloped curved asphalt trail.
House is open Tuesday through Friday 8am -4:30pm and Saturday
and Sunday 11am - 4pm.
requiring advance registration are highlighted.
Program registration may be done on-line at www.metroparks.net
from the drop-down Programs and Activities menu.
For those who prefer to register by phone, call Metro Parks Headquarters
Reservation Line at 614.508.8111 or Inniswood Metro Gardens at
614.895.6216 Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. to register.
All programs meet at Innis House unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, March 2
the mixed media artwork of Don Scott on display in the Innis House.
The Innis House is open Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30
p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
February 18, 10:00 a.m.
Five-0: Level 1: Coffee and Common Birds: Come
in for a cup of coffee as we watch the feeders from the Innis
House. Ages 50 and older.
February 18, 2:00 p.m.
Conifer for my Garden? Learn
about conifers' use in the landscape and about some of the unique
conifers at Inniswood on this third
session of the winter tree series.
February 25, 2:00 p.m.
Book Club: Join us for a discussion
about this quarter's book, “A Memory of Violets: A Novel of London's
Flower Sellers” by Hazel Gaynor.
February 26, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
the Artist: View the photography
artwork of Don Scott at a reception.
March 1: preregistration
in the Garden: Windy Day
an upcycled kite and explore wind through hands-on activities.
Children will need to be accompanied by an adult. The program
will include a hike. Please dress appropriately. Age 3-5 years.
March 4, 9:00 a.m.
provided by Charles and Cynthia Lucius of Amity Abloom and keynote
Brent Heath of Brent and Becky's Bulbs.
Sponsored by the Inniswood Garden Society. Registration
is required, $25 for IGS members, $35 for non- members. Call Inniswood
at 614-895-6216 to reserve your spot.
Daylilies – You won't want to miss Charles and Cynthia
Lucius and their enticing presentation on some of the newest day
lily varieties from their Amity Abloom gardens in nearby Hilliard.
New hybrids include monster two-tone blooms, wire-edged coloring,
spider and ruffled petals, and color extremes from white to blackish
AS COMPANION PLANTS Whether you are planning to plant
bulbs in a fresh, newly prepared empty garden, or whether you
are adding them to an already existing one, this seminar will
have the answers for you! With exquisite slides illustrating the
seminar, you will be introduced to the best of the best...the
right bulbs for the right spots. You'll learn how to combine bulbs,
perennials, annuals, ground covers and flowering shrubs that will
create just the feeling you want to generate for four seasons
in your garden. After seeing and experiencing this seminar, you'll
leave with information and inspiration to produce a garden that
you, your neighbors and friends will enjoy all year. Brent Heath
is a long time horticulture educator, speaker, gardener, photographer,
and proud owner (with his wife Becky) of Brent and Becky's. He
lives and works on their 28 acre farm and garden in Gloucester,
VA. Brent and Becky provide the finest flower bulbs, perennials,
seeds, and specialty plants available in the industry.
March 7, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
Your Best Container : Learn
the basics to container gardening in this demonstrative program.
March 11, 2:00 p.m.
Bee Houses : Come as a family
or on your own to learn about the non-aggressive mason bee and
make a bee house for your garden.
March 12, 2:00 p.m.
how to start and maintain your dahlia tubers with members of the
Greater Columbus Dahlia Society.
March 18, 2:00 p.m.
Five-0: Level 2: Great Garden Bees Workshop :
Create a bee house for your garden while learning about the non-aggressive
mason bee and their beneficial role in the landscape.
50 and older.
March 19, 6:00 p.m.
Walk with Frogs : Walk Inniswood
in the evening and look and listen for frogs chorusing.
March 21, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
Landscapes : Learn how to integrate
fruits, herbs, and vegetables into your ornamental landscape.
March 28, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
School: Wind Wonders: Learn
about windy weather, try wind experiments, and make an upcycled
kite and windsock.
to all children age 6-10 years old, accompanied by an adult.