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Kingwood Hosting Garden Photography Workshop

13 Jul , 2018  

Enjoy putting peonies in your pictures?

Here’s a chance to learn how to photograph extraordinary flowers, from individual backyard blooms to carpets of woodland wildflowers. Practice macro & landscape techniques throughout the beautiful gardens of Kingwood Center Gardens in a special workshop. More…

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Kingwood Stroll

27 Jun , 2018  

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Photo: 1812Blockhouse

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Kingwood Invites You To Create Your Own Tincture

25 Jun , 2018  

Herbs have a variety of benefits to share. One way in which those gifts can be enhanced is through transforming those plants into tinctures, a concentrated liquid form of the herb. It might seem a bit old-fashioned, but it can have very modern uses.

Now you have an opportunity to learn how to create herbal tinctures for yourself through a workshop at Kingwood Center Gardens. More…

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Cooling Down At Kingwood

5 Jun , 2018  

Fountain, Kingwood Center Gardens – Photo: 1812Blockhouse – Click on photo for a larger image

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Cook Healthy, Cook Happy

24 May , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens is offering a class to whet your healthy appetite.

This healthy cooking class is taught by Anne Massie of Altered Eats, and will focus on dressing up seasonal vegetables. The class includes printed recipes, samples of several dishes and a live cooking demo with healthy eating pointers. More…

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Library And Kingwood Team For StoryWalk

6 May , 2018  

The Mansfield/Richland Public Library and Kingwood Center Gardens are bringing local families a StoryWalk as part of Free National Public Garden Day.

The event will take place from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday, May 11 at Kingwood. More…

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Landmarks of Mansfield: Kingwood

20 Apr , 2018  

REPOSTED. This look at Kingwood, the house at Kingwood Center Gardens, has been re-posted in honor of the house’s opening tomorrow for the 2018 season.

In 1926, a bit of France landed in the middle of north central Ohio in the form of Kingwood, the home of Charles Kelley King. Ninety years-plus later, it forms the centerpiece for one of the region’s foremost attractions and one of the best-known public gardens in the entire Midwest. More…

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Kingwood Hall, Ohio Brass Exhibit Open For Season

20 Apr , 2018  

We’re all hoping for spring to arrive in time for summer!

One sure sign of the season was the annual opening of Kingwood Center Gardens which took place this past Easter Sunday. On Saturday, Kingwood Hall, the former home of Charles Kelley King built in 1926, will open as well. More…

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Kingwood Joins Museums For All

17 Apr , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens has announced on Facebook that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. More…

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EBeacons At Kingwood Lead The Way

11 Apr , 2018  

The next time you visit Kingwood Center Gardens, be sure to take your phone.

With the installation of 12 eBeacons throughout the gardens which were activated in 2017, you can enjoy a curated experience as you walk the paths and visit the various buildings. The beacons are connected to the Kingwood Center Gardens App, which is available on both iTunes for iPhones and on the Google Play Store for Android. More…

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Kingwood Surpasses Fundraising Goal; Expanded Work To Begin

31 Mar , 2018  

On Friday afternoon, Kingwood Center Gardens officials made an exciting announcement both in an outdoor event and via Facebook Live.

In December, it was shared that some $7 million had been raised in an “Honoring the Past, Growing the Future” campaign that had an overall goal of $8.5 million (our story can be found here). That amount would fund an initial phase of hoped-for improvements. More…

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Kingwood Season Starts Sunday

30 Mar , 2018  

Click on image for a larger version. Our recent story on Kingwood’s 2018 season can be found here.

Photo: 1812Blockhouse