Lavender Known as “the queen of herbs,” lavender was Knapke’s research plant for her master’s thesis. She recommends planting this fragrant herb on a slope to encourage good drainage. Her favorite varieties include Hidcote, Blue Cushion, Munstead, Provence and the newer compact variety Lavance Purple. Rosemary Knapke said this culinary herb darling requires some extra… Continue reading Herbs: 10 Favorites for Ohio – Our Ohio
Norma Johnson Center
Driving down into beautiful East Central Ohio, you can just wander yourself right into the wilds of Tuscarawas County. There’s plenty of wide open space and rolling hills and if you work your way West of Dover on route 39 you can stop in at the Norma Johnson Center(NJC). A nature preserve and wildlife center… Continue reading Norma Johnson Center
Ohio Pawpaw Festival 2013
OHIO Pawpaw Festival September 13, 14, 15, -2013 About the Festival The Ohio Pawpaw Festival is a fun-filled and educational community event celebrating one of America’s largest native tree fruits, the Pawpaw (Asimina triloba). This three-day event highlights the rich history and future possibilities of the pawpaw through delectable foods, quality entertainment, unique arts, crafts… Continue reading Ohio Pawpaw Festival 2013
Commander Sawyers Charge
I am an Ohioan, a proud Ohioan whose family has been in Ohio since; best I can determine, the 1820’s, maybe earlier. I have ancestors who have fought in the Civil War, including a fellow named Kingsbury Sweet who was my grandfather’s, grandfather. So, to no surprise I am interested in stories about Ohio units… Continue reading Commander Sawyers Charge
Steam Power Tractors
I was sifting through some images from last Summer, and thinking about Summer and how far away it still is. I’m realizing that it is still months away as I was drifting into nowhere land and that’s when I found ’em. My pics from last years Tractor Fair. Steam Power, the beginning of the industrial… Continue reading Steam Power Tractors
Tornado hits OARDC and Secrest in Wooster, Ohio.
Here is a video report from the scene. You can see how severe and widespread the damage. Thankfully everyone is okay. There are great people over at OARDC and they will bounce back quickly. I have great faith in them to do so even if it’s so bad that all classes are cancelled they’ve closed… Continue reading Tornado hits OARDC and Secrest in Wooster, Ohio.