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This article was submitted for the May / June 2005  issue of the newsletter.

Dawes Arboretum

Dawes Arboretum is located 35 miles east of Columbus on SR 13, 3 miles north of I-70 (Exit 132) or 5 miles south of Newark. For more information on Dawes Arboretum, including membership and upcoming events, visit

The following events are free:

Sat., May 7 - Walk Among Azaleas, 10-11:30 am, Visitor Center, reservation required. Take a walk through the enchanting Azalea Glen with Richard Larson, propagator at The Arboretum. The glen should be a riot of colors

Saturdays, May 7 & 14 - Bird Walks, 8-10 am, Visitorís Center deck. Warblers and other colorful songbirds will be making their presence known with their beautiful songs and vibrant colors. Look at the wonders of spring bird migration.

Saturdays, May 7 & 14 - Spring Wildflower Walks, 1-3 pm, Visitorís Center deck. Come see the fantastic show of flowers while strolling through the deep woods. Every week a new flower blooms, so there will be much to see!

Sat., May 21 - Plant Sale, 9 am-1 pm, Horticulture Complex. An incredible assortment of rare trees and shrubs will be offered at reasonable prices, most of which canít be found in garden centers and nurseries. Horticulturists will be on hand to answer questions and offer advice.

Sat., June 18 - Poetry Under the Leaves, 10 am Ė noon, Firelight Room, reservation required. Take a hike through the grounds with our mighty pens, allowing inspiration to find us where it may. Later, over tea and cookies, share your mastery with the group.


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