Mud, kids, and a lot of fun!

Guest post by Intern, Joe McGrath Those are the three things I think of most when I think back to my internship with the Civic Garden Center. Working (playing) with dirt is one of my favorite things to do in …

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Get Crafty With Leaves!

The time is here for celebrating the bounty of the season and the last few weeks of fall. The leaves are at their peak and the colors are vibrant! Why let them go to waste in a bag? There are …

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An Intern’s Reflections by Howie Zuefle

Interning at the Civic Garden Center is a wild exploration of the Cincinnati horticulture world. This subtle uneventful town turns into a herbaceous paradise.  The gardens in every neighborhood are shown to you and you realize you had turned a …

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Crafty Gardens

Author: Mary Dudley, Youth Education Coordinator As we start to wind down the season of weeding and watering, I find myself searching for interesting plant parts I can use for holiday decorations. When planting items in the spring I rarely …

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How many people struggle with rain on their properties where they don’t want it? In your basement, washing mulch away from your garden, ponding on your driveway. If you think you’re having problems, you should hear what is happening to …

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Pick up new kitchen skills and recipe ideas at the Civic Garden Center’s summer food classes  August is a time of bounty in the garden (and farmers’ markets)… so what are you going to do with all those fruits and …

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Iridescent Beetles Galore

As a gardener, I have a wide range of feelings about insects. I go out of my way to attract certain insects to my vegetable garden, namely pollinators and insects that eat or parasitize garden pests. While some visitors to …

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