Events

Columbus African Violet Society Show & Sale

Saturday, April 26, 12–5pm
Sunday, April 27, 10am–4pm
African violets and other gesneriads are on display as both judged specimens and floral displays. African violets, gesneriads plants, leaves and cuttings along with potting supplies are available for purchase. 

Live-Fire Sunday

May 4, 1–4pm
Check out live-fire cooking and sample food hot off the flames at this casual cooking demonstration on the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. Demonstrations feature various cooking techniques using the brick oven, Aztec grill, Big Green Egg or the campfire pit each month.
Free with admission, samples are $3.

Botanica Plant Sale

Saturday, May 10 & Sunday, May 11, 10am–5pm
Shop a large selection of spring garden and patio plants. Members-only presale: Save 20% on Saturday, 9–10am. 
No admission charged.

Columbus Iris Society Show

May 18, 12–4pm
The Columbus Iris Society's judged show consists of individual specimen flowers and flower design.

An Evening of Latin Flavor

Thursday, May 29, 5:30–10pm
Enjoy a night out at the Conservatory! Sip cocktails while touring the Conservatory’s tropical plant collections, relax with friends on the rooftop gardens, or learn how to salsa to live music by Son Del Caribe and DJ Cortes “El Conquistador.” Hand-crafted cocktails, full bar offerings, tequila tastings, and Latin-inspired appetizers and small plates are available for purchase.
 
$15 admission per person, includes one drink ticket. 

Weekly Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, June 4–October 1, 3:30–6:30pm
Browse a wide selection of local, seasonal vegetables and fruits, meat and dairy, baked goods, soaps, candles and more. Grab dinner from a local food truck and enjoy family entertainment, activities and cooking demos.

Ikenobo Ikebana Exhibit

Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8
The Ohio Chapter of the Ikenobo Ikebana Society presents its annual exhibit. Ikenobo Ikebana is the oldest and most traditional of the Japanese art of flower arranging. 

Hosta Society Show

Saturday, June 7, 12–4:30pm
The Central Ohio Hosta Society displays individual leaf entries and floral designs using hosta leaves in this judged show.