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Summer Menu at Isaac’s

The Forest Salad at Isaac's Cafe

Summer is in full swing at Bernheim, which means lots of fresh vegetables in our raised beds.  Isaac’s Cafe (open daily, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.) uses fresh from the garden produce, as well as local ingredients to build a delightful summer menu, which includes old favorites (the Nutty Bird seems to get the popular […]

Edible Garden Progress

Renee, Masha and Eric plant the first bed

As summer finally heats up, so is the Edible Garden! It’s been a productive time at Bernheim’s Living Building Challenge construction site.  Though the site is still under construction, in the past two weeks, Bernheim volunteers, interns and members of Bernheim’s horticultural staff planted the first assortment of edible plants in raised beds of the […]

Forest Fitness at Bernheim

Paul's Point at Bernheim by Jamie Abitz Photography

Grab your water bottle and yoga mat – it’s time for Forest Fitness at Bernheim! Beginning Tuesday, June 4, this six-week class will meet weekly from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the picturesque Paul’s Point Lookout, just off Paul’s Point Circle at Bernheim. Fitness instructor Amy May combines two popular classes into one great outdoor workout for […]

Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim

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Join Us for the New Elm Lick Trail Ribbon Cutting Since 1993 hiking enthusiasts have marked the first Saturday of every June as National Trails Day. The annual celebration was developed to inspire the public and trail enthusiasts nationwide to seek out, discover, learn about, and celebrate America’s trail system. There’s no better place to […]

The Bernheim Writers in Residence Program is Back!

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Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Sarabande Books and The Baltic Writing Residency are pleased to announce their co-sponsorship of an annual Writer-in-Residence Program to be located at Bernheim. The goal of the program is to help realize its mission of connecting people with nature through poetry and literature. Bernheim will provide the selected writers a […]

Spring Plant Sale list now available

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Start making your wish list! The Spring Plant List species list has been posted. All plants are of limited quantities, so arrive early to beat the crowd. We have a great list of trees, shrubs, and perennials to add to your garden this Spring.

One Maple Tree – 22 Days

Maple 4-15-13

Unlike the Kentucky Derby, watching spring unfold is a slow motion sport. But it’s still a sport of kings. Enjoy these six photos of the same maple tree taken over the course of 22 days.

The Blooming V’s

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The Viburnums and the Vacciniums are putting on a show at Bernheim at the moment. The Chinese snowball vaccinium pictured below can be found on the Two Ponds Loop trail and the doublefile viburnum can be viewed near the crosswalk from Holly Pond over to Mac’s Lake. Both are worth taking a moment to enjoy.