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It’s Time! BugFest and the Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21.    Take part in an insect safari, join the bug parade and even sample a chocolate-covered cricket at the Nitty Gritty Café.  It’s all part of a day full of activities for children of all ages beginning at 10:00am through […]

April Plant of the Month – Butterflies magnolia now at the Visitor’s Center!

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For those of you that didn’t make it in time to reserve a Butterflies magnolia last spring, here’s your chance! We offered this beautiful magnolia for our member program, Garden Connections, and we sold out almost immediately. If you have ever seen the magnolias in bloom at Bernheim, you know why. This deciduous magnolia blooms […]

March Plant of the Month at the Visitor’s Center!

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Allegheny serviceberry (Amelanchier laevis):  I have featured this small tree before in other Bernheim programs, but couldn’t pass up featuring it as the pick of the month for March! Nothing compares to a serviceberry to welcome in the first signs of spring. Serviceberries usually send out dainty white flowers in April, though some years it […]

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Galaxy magnolia (Magnolia x ‘Galaxy’) Bernheim’s plant nursery has a limited quantity of this beautiful spring bloomer. This deciduous hybrid magnolia has sweet-scented flowers that can get up to ten inches across! The blooms are a rich pink to magenta on the undersides of the petals, while the interiors are a light blush color. The […]