Krohn Conservatory

Krohn Conservatory
9:00 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Annual tradition chugging along at Krohn

Thomas the Train chugs past the Tyler Davidson fountain.
Tana Weingartner WVXU

The annual Holiday Floral Show is underway at Krohn Conservatory, complete with plenty of poinsettias, trains and miniature versions of local landmarks.

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Sustainable garden
12:10 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Krohn 'Lets It Grow' four sustainable ways

Krohn Conservatory opens "Let It Grow" featuring sustainable gardens.
Holly Yurchison WVXU

Krohn Conservatory opens its summer show, “Let It Grow,” to the public Tuesday.

"Let It Grow" focuses on emergent sustainable food production techniques with applications for families, schools, neighborhoods and businesses. “People want to take control of their health and what they eat,” Bethany Butler, the show designer said.

Each of the gardens featured in the exhibit save either space, time, resources or all three.

Vertical gardening uses soil as a growing medium with plants arranged on walls or hanging displays. Each of the other techniques is soilless.

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Krohn Conservatory
1:54 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Butterflies of Morocco flutter into Krohn Conservatory

Sarah Ramsey

Krohn Conservatory is now featuring "Butterflies of Morocco." The exhibit also highlights the art and culture of Morocco.

General Manager Ruthann Spears says more than a million people have visited the Cincinnati Parks Butterfly Show since it began in 1996. "We expect 90,000 people this year," says Spears. 

"Butterflies of Morocco" will be at Krohn Conservatory from April 20-June 30, 2013.

Krohn Conservatory
7:00 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Spring is in Bloom

Sarah Ramsey

The first day of Spring has finally arrived. A great way to celebrate the season is with beautiful flowers and plants from Krohn Conservatory. The rich vibrant colors make the new season come alive.

Cincinnati Parks
4:00 am
Mon October 22, 2012

QR codes make plant identification easier at Cincinnati parks

A QR code at Ault Park
Ann Thompson WVXU

The Cincinnati Park Board is arming its visitors with information. A pilot project is underway at Ault Park and Krohn Conservatory using smart phone quick response technology.

Ault Park horticulturist Dave Roberts is in demand. Plenty of park visitors seek him out to ask questions about what they are seeing.

"You know, what's in bloom, what this plant is and can I collect the seeds and can I do this in my garden and will it take over everything?"

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