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Garden Sheds in Place

Donated learning sheds in Edible Garden

These sheds, soon to be used for education in the new Edible Garden, were donated by LG&E where they were once used as smoking huts. Stay tuned for how these get landscaped as part of the garden effort this coming spring. Donated building materials such as these sheds reduce the overall environmental footprint of the project.  Waste not want … [Read more]

Nature Apps for Educators

Suggested Apps from National Environmental Education Week

National Environmental Education Week provided this list of "top rated apps" suggested for educators that teach in the outdoors.  I haven't checked any of them out but I plan on downloading the Nature Notebook app today because of my interest in phenology.  I'll report back with my own opinion once I've had a chance to check it out.  It's free but … [Read more]

Concession Stand Made From A Single 100 Foot Tree – PSFK

  Concession Stand Made From A Single 100 Foot Tree - PSFK. … [Read more]

Pecan 12-6-12

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Front Gate Restoration

Acer palmatum 'Sango-kaku'

Horticulture staff  is busy cleaning up the front gate and getting ready for some new plantings . Check out the two new Coral Bark Japanese Maple 'Sango-kaku' as you leave through the front gate, awesome color!                   … [Read more]

Bernheim Beech Collection – Nine days difference

EuroBeeches pano 10-16-12

Top: 10-16-12   Bottom: 10-25-12 What a difference nine days can make. I can't wait to follow this beech collection near the entrance intersection over the course of the coming year.  Bernheim in early morning light is magnificent. … [Read more]