Spring Ephemerals

  • February 11, 2020
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Organization: Civic Garden Center

Spring Ephemerals

  • Date: Tuesday, February 11th, 6pm-7:30pm

  • Instructor: Greg Torres, CGC Horticulturalist

  • Cost: $15 (Free for CGC volunteers, call us to register.)

Springtime in the forests of Southwest Ohio greets us with brief and sudden flashes of flowers. These flowers are collectively known as “spring ephemerals” because of their short bloom time. Taking advantage of early spring light, before being shaded by the leafing out of the deciduous canopy, these small flowers carpet the forest floor with hues of white, yellow and blue. Additionally, many of these spring ephemerals provide an important early season food source for insects limbering up from a cold winter. This class will introduce the participant to some of these early bloomers and provide information on their life histories.

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