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Holden Researchers Present at ESA

August 6, 2021

Holden Researchers Present at ESA

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Holden researchers have spent this week attending one of the world’s largest gatherings of ecologists: the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. This year, four Holden researchers are... more

August 3, 2021

Unusual Bulbs for Your Garden

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Emerald Necklace Garden Club sponsors its third Education Series seminar on Sunday, September 19, 2021. Learn about the multitude of bulbs beyond tulips and daffodils for both fall and spring... more

The Name Game

July 23, 2021

The Name Game

By Connor Ryan, Rhododendron Collections Manager

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Much of the research we have historically done at the HF&G’s David G. Leach Research Station is directly focused on new plant development. We are trying to breed the next generation of rhododendrons for the gardening public. The scientific, horticultural,... more

Face-To-Face With Our Radiated Tortoises

July 22, 2021

Face-To-Face With Our Radiated Tortoises

By Matt Edwards, Animal Care Specialist

Wildlife

The Cleveland Botanical Garden is fortunate to have in our Madagascar Spiny Desert biome collection an important and critically endangered animal for you to visit.  So today let’s get face-to-face... more

July 12, 2021

It’s About the Roots

By Greg Wright, Nursery Manager

Plants

At this time of year in the nursery, we are busy shifting plants into larger containers as they outgrow their pots and become pot-bound.  When this happens, you can see... more

Biological Time Capsules

July 8, 2021

Biological Time Capsules

By Connor Ryan, Rhododendron Collections Manager

Soils

For many people working in a botanical profession, spring is a mad scramble as we try to accomplish as much as we can while so many plants are in bloom. At the HF&G’s David G. Leach Research Station, we... more

The Annual Bioscience Alliance Intern Fun Days Returned in 2021

July 1, 2021

The Annual Bioscience Alliance Intern Fun Days Returned in 2021

By Courtney Blashka, David Burke, Juliana Medeiros, Sarah Kyker, Jessica Miller, Connor Ryan, Katie Stuble, Rebecah Troutman, and Na Wei

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This summer, the Research, Conservation, and Community Forestry departments welcomed 14 interns. The students have been spending their summer working on projects ranging from the crabapple microbiome to forest restoration,... more

Pretty in Pink

June 14, 2021

Pretty in Pink

By Lorinda Laughlin, Arboretum Gardener

Plants

Among the countless plantings that delight and surprise visitors, one that never fails to garner attention when in bloom can be found at the northern entrance of the Myrtle S.... more

Fermenting the Garden

May 20, 2021

Fermenting the Garden

Soils

By Rob Dzurec, Horticulturist Last year we installed our first fermentation garden at the botanical garden in what was previously known as the Potager garden.  Put simply, a fermentation garden... more