gardening http://wmub.org en Butterflies of Costa Rica at the Krohn http://wmub.org/post/butterflies-costa-rica-krohn <p>The ever-popular <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/krohn" target="_blank">Krohn Conservatory</a> butterfly show opened last week, <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/butterflyshow/index.php/special-events" target="_blank">“Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica” </a>runs through June 22. Krohn General Manager Andrea Schepmann and Regina Edwards, aka "the Bug Lady" at <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Parks</a>, discuss this year’s Krohn show, and what went into creating “Pura Vida,” a tropical hideaway of exotic plants, cascading waterfalls, colorful parrot fish, mysterious stone sculptures, and 16,000 butterflies. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 25577 at http://wmub.org Butterflies of Costa Rica at the Krohn Spring into Gardening, at Last http://wmub.org/post/spring-gardening-last <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>It has been a long, long winter, and many of us can’t wait to get out and get our yards and gardens in shape. <a href="http://ces.ca.uky.edu/campbell/" target="_blank">Campbell County Horticultural Extension Agent</a> David Koester and Peter Huttinger, neighborhood garden coordinator with the <a href="http://www.civicgardencenter.org/" target="_blank">Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati</a>, share tips and advice on what to do now to give your yard and garden a solid start for the growing season.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 24829 at http://wmub.org Spring into Gardening, at Last Calling all (potential) gardeners in Madisonville http://wmub.org/post/calling-all-potential-gardeners-madisonville <p>If all goes according to plan, there will be 500 vegetable-producing gardens in Madisonville this spring.</p><p>Organizers of the <a href="http://sidestreams.org/?page_id=65" target="_blank">500 Gardens Project</a> want to make sure nobody has to walk further than their own yard to taste vine-ripened tomatoes, peppers and zucchini. Without a car, many residents cannot get to a grocery store easily.</p><p>The goal is that one in ten households plant a garden with the help of volunteers.</p><p><strong>To get a garden here's what has to happen:</strong></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 23894 at http://wmub.org Calling all (potential) gardeners in Madisonville Winter Gardening http://wmub.org/post/winter-gardening <p></p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 11:29:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 19179 at http://wmub.org Winter Gardening Tree Releaf 2013 http://wmub.org/post/tree-releaf-2013 <p></p><p> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 16:56:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 17063 at http://wmub.org Tree Releaf 2013