Krohn Conservatory http://wvxu.org en Butterflies of Costa Rica at the Krohn http://wvxu.org/post/butterflies-costa-rica-krohn <p>The ever-popular <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/krohn" target="_blank">Krohn Conservatory</a> butterfly show opened last week, <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/butterflyshow/index.php/special-events" target="_blank">“Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica” </a>runs through June 22. Krohn General Manager Andrea Schepmann and Regina Edwards, aka "the Bug Lady" at <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Parks</a>, discuss this year’s Krohn show, and what went into creating “Pura Vida,” a tropical hideaway of exotic plants, cascading waterfalls, colorful parrot fish, mysterious stone sculptures, and 16,000 butterflies. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 25577 at http://wvxu.org Butterflies of Costa Rica at the Krohn Annual tradition chugging along at Krohn http://wvxu.org/post/annual-tradition-chugging-along-krohn <p>The annual Holiday Floral Show is underway at <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/holiday-floral-show" target="_blank">Krohn Conservatory</a>, complete with plenty of poinsettias, trains and miniature versions of local landmarks.</p><p>From Krohn:</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 20167 at http://wvxu.org Annual tradition chugging along at Krohn Krohn 'Lets It Grow' four sustainable ways http://wvxu.org/post/krohn-lets-it-grow-four-sustainable-ways <p>Krohn Conservatory opens its summer show, “Let It Grow,” to the public Tuesday.</p><p>"Let It Grow" focuses on emergent sustainable food production techniques with applications for families, schools, neighborhoods and businesses. “People want to take control of their health and what they eat,” Bethany Butler, the show designer said.</p><p>Each of the gardens featured in the exhibit save either space, time, resources or all three.</p><p>Vertical gardening uses soil as a growing medium with plants arranged on walls or hanging displays. Each of the other techniques is soilless.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:10:52 +0000 Holly Yurchison 14732 at http://wvxu.org Krohn 'Lets It Grow' four sustainable ways Butterflies of Morocco flutter into Krohn Conservatory http://wvxu.org/post/butterflies-morocco-flutter-krohn-conservatory <p></p><p>Krohn Conservatory is now featuring <a href="http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/butterflyshow/" target="_blank">"Butterflies of Morocco."</a> The exhibit also highlights the art and culture of Morocco.</p><p>General Manager Ruthann&nbsp;Spears says more than a million people have visited the Cincinnati Parks Butterfly Show since it began in 1996. "We expect 90,000 people this year," says Spears.&nbsp;</p><p>"Butterflies of Morocco" will be at Krohn&nbsp;Conservatory&nbsp;from April 20-June 30, 2013.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 17:54:21 +0000 Sarah Ramsey 11744 at http://wvxu.org Butterflies of Morocco flutter into Krohn Conservatory Spring is in Bloom http://wvxu.org/post/spring-bloom <p>The first day of Spring has finally arrived. A great way to celebrate the season is with beautiful flowers and plants from Krohn Conservatory. The rich vibrant colors make the new season come alive.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Sarah Ramsey 10477 at http://wvxu.org Spring is in Bloom