Tag: native plants

Did you know that the Shaker Trace Loop trail at Miami Whitewater Forest is nearly eight miles of paved, shared-use trail that winds through prairies, wetlands and woods? Whether you run, walk or pedal, you’ll have an excellent opportunity to see the amazing flora and fauna in these habitats. Spring, summer and fall they are […]

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2016 is winding down and it was another exciting and very productive year at the Shaker Trace Nursery. The harvest has been exceptional in both quantity and duration due, in part, to the amount of rain we received. Seed processing is still going on and we won’t know the total yield until later, but it’s safe […]

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Scent Garden Grows

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This past season, Glenwood Gardens underwent a few changes. One of the changes I am most proud of is an upgrade to the Scent Garden in Highfield Discovery Garden. It was a project that was only possible because of the support of our amazing volunteers. The project began with a community grant from United Plant Savers. The grant funded […]

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Most people associate the month of March with the end of winter and the beginning of spring. However, in the Stewardship Department, we recognize March as the beginning of our prescribed burn season. Prescribed burning is a pre-planned management tool using fire to achieve our management objectives. Historically, fire was a common feature of the […]

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