Saturday, February 14, 5:30–11pm
Spend a romantic evening tasting exquisite wines and liqueurs paired with handcrafted chocolates by Michael's Artisan Chocolates. Stroll through a display of exotic orchid blooms and forget the February chill as you visit six tasting stations throughout the Conservatory's inviting plant collections. Enjoy live music by the Ryan Craycroft Trio and dance performances and lessons by Inspiration to Movement.
A special Valentine's Day menu in the Garden Cafe, additional wine and chocolate tastings, and bottles of wine and liqueur are available for purchase. Additional tastings available for $4 each or 3 for $10.
$15 per person, includes three wine/liqueur and chocolate pairings. Ages 21+ only.
Saturday, March 7, 9am–4pm
Find a wide variety of tropical foliage and blooming plants, along with retired orchids from the first phase of the Orchids exhibition. Horticulturists assist with plant selection and questions.
$3–$40. No admission charged to shop the sale.
Saturday, March 13 & Sunday, March 14
Local farmers and artisans offer up a bounty of Ohio-grown specialty gourds, seeds and decorative items including birdhouses and jewelry.
Free with admission
Saturday, April 4 & Sunday, April 5
The Society’s spring show features a wide variety of orchids in displays from its members and other orchid societies from Ohio. Vendors offer unusual orchid varieties for sale as well as supplies for the orchid hobbyist and home gardener.
Free with admission
Saturday, April 11
Take part in this one-day summit exploring urban agriculture and community gardening in the Ohio region. Become versed in best practices, viability and movement trends. Hear about successes and challenges of different urban agriculture projects— from large scale to small and grassroots. Network, share and celebrate with individuals involved in projects across Ohio. Learn more here.
$65 early-bird registration. $75 after March 2.