Friends of Forbes Library announces Garden Tour

The Friends of Forbes Library in Northampton has announced its 29th Northampton Garden Tour, to be held Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Six premier home gardens, each with its own special approach to horticulture, will be opened to the public for this inspirational and educational event.

Tickets for the tour are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the tour. All proceeds from the tour go to purchase books, materials and support items for the Forbes Library.

Kendra Dahlquist serves on the garden selection committee at the Friends of Forbes Library. She said the gardens represented this year range from “wow” where every square inch of the property is planted, to more modest but well-curated gardens.

“We try to balance the tour for variety,” she said. “We are pleased this year because we have a very wide selection of gardens. Some are small and

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Nonprofit in Mansfield shows off fall colors with beautiful garden displays

MANSFIELD, Ohio — If you’re looking for a delightful way to spend the afternoon surrounded by fall colors, then Kingswood Center Gardens in Mansfield is the place for you.

“Kingwood has ever-changing gardens for the pleasure and education of our guests,” the nonprofit said. “Spring features a massive display of flowering bulbs, flowering trees and wildflowers. Seasonal beds offer a second major color display from early summer until frost.”

The estate also features numerous gardens and natural areas that can be enjoyed year-round.

Visitors can stop into the gift shop to purchase gifts, garden supplies, and other unique treasures and trinkets.

And if you’re hungry, visitors can grab a bit to eat at the Gateway Cafe.

Ticket admission is $8 per person and children 12 and under are free.

Kingwood is located at 50 N. Trimble Road, Mansfield.

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