Gardening with Native Plants Walking Tours

Tour a showcase of powerhouse native plants and be provided with tips for successfully growing them at home.

Cincinnati Nature Center native garden walk


Wed., May 4-18, 6-8 pm / $69 / Two Classes

No class on May 11

Instructors: Erin Mullen & Jason Neumann   

Location: Cincinnati Nature Center. 4949 Tealtown Rd., Milford, OH, 45150. Meet at the Rowe Visitor Center map kiosk.

In this two-part walking tour course, we’ll explore Cincinnati Nature Center’s established native gardens. The tour and instructional discussions will be led by Jason Neumann, the public programs manager and manager of the native perennial polyculture plots, and Erin Mullen, a trained biologist and interpretive guide. You will tour a showcase of powerhouse native plants and be provided with tips for successfully growing them at home, including laying out your native garden and tips on plant selection. Plus, you will learn how to create an aesthetically pleasing design and the ins and outs of seasonal maintenance. In this in-depth nature course, you can count on receiving plenty of inspiration to transform your yard using herbs, native plants, flowering trees, and shrubs to create a bright and beautiful garden while providing a wonderful habitat for wildlife. This hybrid learning/nature hike will take place entirely outside, rain or shine, so please dress for the weather!

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About Your Instructors:

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Erin Mullen

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Erin Mullen currently serves as Public Programs Apprentice at Cincinnati Nature Center where she designs engaging and impactful programs to deepen understanding and appreciation for nature.

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Jason Neumann

A 25+ year veteran of Cincinnati Nature Center (CNC), Jason Neumann currently serves as public programs manager, crafting experiences that immerse visitors in nature and leading interpretive trainings.