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Kingwood Will Be Aglow This Weekend

19 Oct , 2018  

This weekend, the paths and promenades of Kingwood Center Gardens will take on a rather orange-y hue. The Sixth Annual Great Pumpkin Glow takes place this Saturday (5 to 10 PM) and Sunday (5 to 9 PM).

The Great Pumpkin Glow is a fun event for people of all ages. Kingwood’s grounds will be decorated in a Fall Harvest theme, and decorated with over 2,000 carved and lit pumpkins as well as mums, lowing balloons, friendly scarecrows, festive gourds, towering corn stalks, and beautiful chrysanthemums. More…

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Pumpkin Carvers Sought

5 Oct , 2018  

Do you really, really enjoy pumpkin carving? If so, this might be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

In order to prepare for its larger and better than ever 2018 Pumpkin Glow, Kingwood Center Gardens is on the lookout for volunteer carvers. The event has grown so that some 2,000 pumpkins need to be carved and lit. More…

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African Violets To Grace Kingwood Next Weekend

3 Sep , 2018  

Officially, they are known as “Saintpaulia.” In the United States, these six to twenty species of perennials are known by the term “African violets,” reflecting their native origin in Tanzania and eastern Kenya.

Aficionados will be heading to Kingwood Center Gardens this coming weekend for events centered on these beautiful flowers. More…

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Go Foraging For Edible Weeds. No Kidding!

31 Aug , 2018  

Have you ever wondered what those useless weeds are in your flower beds and backyard? You might be surprised to find out that most of them are in fact highly beneficial edible and medicinal plants that are quite nutritious and delicious. More…

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Daylily Sale Sunday

19 Aug , 2018  

Called “the perfect perennial” due to its brilliant colors, its ability to tolerate drought and frost, and generally low maintenance, daylilies are a vigorous plant that last for many years in Ohio gardens with little care.

Here’s an opportunity to make them a part of your own plantings – the Ohio Daylily Society Plant Sale taking place today from noon until 3 PM at the Kingwood Center Gardens Exhibit Hall. More…

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Relax And Unwind At Kingwood

24 Jul , 2018  

Kingwood Center Gardens is a busy place during the summer and fall. That activity includes a steady stream of workshops that include not only plant-related activities, but also opportunities to explore relaxation and other artistic endeavors within the attraction’s 47 acres. More…

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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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