Wayne County Events are Here to Help
Spring is in the air which finds many of us thumbing through seed catalogs and watching home and garden improvement shows on TV in anticipation of warmer weather and the outdoor gardening season.
To set you on the path of colorful fragrant blooms and healthy delicious homegrown produce, Wayne County offers many gardening seminars, arboretum walks, shows, and sales, all with the spring garden enthusiast in mind.
Here is just a sampling of events scheduled for this spring in Wayne County:
April 10 Guided Tree Walk at Secrest Arboretum, OARDC, Wooster
April 13 Guided Bird Walk at Secrest Arboretum, OARDC, Wooster
April 24 Guided Spring Walk at Secrest Arboretum, OARDC, Wooster
May 4 Plant Discovery Day, OARDC, Wooster
May 8 Guided Tree Walk at Secrest Arboretum, OARDC, Wooster
Wayne County is home to the beautiful Secrest Arboretum on the grounds of The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster. Open dawn to dusk, 365 days a year, the arboretum is home to walking and biking trails that invite you to discover over 2,500 varieties of plants to sniff, study, photograph and enjoy. Bring your little ones to slide through the Buckeye Forest and to explore the Children’s Garden Area.
Visit them online at secrest.osu.edu for a complete listing of classes, sales, events and workshops.
April 26 Arbor Day and Tree Planting at Secrest Arboretum, OARDC, Wooster
April 27 Native Plant Sale & Seminars at The Wilderness Center, Wilmot
April 27-28 Wayne County Home & Garden Show, Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster
Johnson Woods State Nature Preserve, a 206-acre ecosystem, provides a 1.5-mile boardwalk foot trail providing views of one of Ohio’s few remaining old-growth forests.
So, after a winter of being stuck inside, get out and enjoy the warm spring weather and the sunshine on your face. Visit the Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau website at www.wccvb.com for details on the above events and attractions, as well as information on accommodations, shopping and restaurants in the area.
Article Courtesy of Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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