Ohio Gardens

Akron: Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens

Akron, Ohio Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Stan Hywet Hall (pronounced “stan hee-wit”, Old English for “stone quarry”), built between 1912 and 1915 by early industrialist and Goodyear co-founder F.A. Seiberling and his wife, Gertrude, is one of the finest examples of Tudor Revival architecture in America. The 70 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds […]

Cincinnati: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Cincinnati, Ohio Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens [ info ]

Cleveland: Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cleveland, Ohio Cleveland Botanical Garden Unlike other botanical gardens with conservatories that display plants from all regions, The Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse in Cleveland Botanical Garden’s focuses on two fragile and diverse ecosystems: the spiny desert of Madagascar and the butterfly-filled rainforest of Costa Rica. This 18,000 square foot conservatory has more than 350 species […]

Columbus: Franklin Park Conservatory

Columbus, Ohio Franklin Park Conservatory The Franklin Park Conservatory nurtures plants and people. We promote environmental appreciation and ecological awareness for everyone. Our unique botanical collections and gardens provide life-long learning opportunities in a friendly and accessible setting which preserves tradition and provides a refuge for the soul. [ info ]

Columbus: Topiary Park

Topiary Park, Columbus, Ohio

One of most unusual topiary gardens anywhere.

Elmore: Schedel Arboretum & Gardens

Elmore, Ohio Schedel Arboretum & Gardens One of the highlights of this 17-acre garden is the Japanese Garden. Two waterfalls flow into pools which, in turn, stream into two separate lakes – the aquatic home for fish, amphibians, Baltimore orioles and finches, ducks, blue herons, white egrets, and a pair of Bald Eagles that nest […]

Kirtland: Holden Arboretum

Kirtland, Ohio Holden Arboretum With over 3,500 acres of display gardens, horticultural collections and nature trails, The Holden Arboretum is one of the largest arboretums in the U.S. Home to flora from all over the world, it features a Butterfly Garden, Wildflower Garden, Rhododendron Garden, and much more. There are over 20 miles of trails, […]

Newark: Dawes Arboretum

Newark, Ohio Dawes Arboretum Founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, the arboretum encompasses nearly 1,650 acres. Extensive collections include conifers, hollies, crab apples, oaks, witch hazel, rhododendrons and azalea. Garden areas include: Bird-watching garden, All Seasons Garden, Bertie’s Borders, Cutler Garden and Herb Garden. [ info ]

Toledo: Toledo Botanical Garden

Toledo, Ohio Toledo Botanical Garden Features a Shade Garden, Herb Garden, Perennial Garden, Grand Allee, Pioneer Garden, All America Selections Vegetable & Flower Garden, Village Garden and an extensive hosta collection.. [ info ]

Woodlawn: Highfield Discovery Garden

Woodlawn, Ohio Highfield Discovery Garden Located in Glenwood Gardens, Highfield is an incredible place to take the kids. Budding arborists will love the Discovery Tree as they crawl around in the roots and worm tunnels and then climb up in the 25-foot tree house. There’s also Grandma’s Scent Garden; aquatic plants in Frog and Toad’s […]