Members Carolyn Turner, Cecilia Johnson, Joe Bricker, Richer Maloeuf, Gail Santner and Cecilia Jokerst have been busy! You may remember that our chapter planted native plants by the OSU 4H building last spring. Earlier this month, this group pulled weeds, deadheaded and mulched so that it would look good for an upcoming symposium being held… Read more »
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New Directions in American Landscape (NDAL) is offering a 2-day intensive workshop on August 8-9 in Galloway, Ohio. If you are interested in learning more, check here. The Columbus Chapter of Wild Ones is a co-sponsor for this event.
Our plant sale this year was a huge success. We made over $2000; the most we have ever made. Thanks to everyone who contributed plants, helped dig plants, helped set-up and take down and talk with customers. As usual, there was a lot of interest and it was a fun event. A huge thank-you to… Read more »
Our annual plant sale is May 25 from 9am-1pm. As in the past few years, it will be held behind the Whetstone Recreation Center in Clintonville. The address is 3923 N. High St. We will have plants rescued from Tartan Fields Golf Club, members’ gardens and new plants from Natives in Harmony. Come early for… Read more »
On December 14, this sign was installed at the newly renovated garden by the 4H Building on the campus of The Ohio State University. This garden was lovingly renovated with many hours of work by Columbus Wild Ones members, led by Cecelia Jokerst. We look forward to seeing it next year. Great job!
The City of Columbus has cut back much of Whetstone Prairie in a plan to rid the area of the excessive number of volunteer. In October, large areas were cleared with a machine that turned the plant material into a mulch like covering. It will be exciting to see the prairie area in the spring… Read more »
In the fall of 2017, Columbus Wild Ones was officially given permission to remove the existing invasive monoculture of Wintercreeper Euonymous and replace with native plants in a garden bed next to the main front entrance to the OSU Ohio Farm Bureau 4H Center building located just west of the Schottenstein Center arena. In March 2018,… Read more »
Of note to mention is that our plant sale in May was a big success! We made over $1500 which will support our chapter greatly. Thanks to everyone who brought plants, helped in any way and spread the word. Thanks also to Gale Martin who donated $1 from every plant she sold to Columbus Wild… Read more »
We are pleased to have a renewed business membership. As we invite birds to our yards with our plants, Wild Birds Unlimited is a great source for bird related needs and more. On Friday, March 9 at 7pm they will have the Ohio Bluebird Society give a talk. The store is at 6306 Gender Road,… Read more »
We are pleased that Joe Bricker has agreed to be the new chapter secretary. Thank you Joe! Being on a committee or being an officer is a great way to learn about this organization get to know our great members.