Monthly Archives: September 2013

Serenity Pines

Serenity Pines, a special space for reflection, is a quiet, beautiful oasis right next to the largest residence hall on the campus of the University of Dayton. Situated next to the Marianist Cemetery and sheltered by pine trees, it makes … Continue reading

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SMITH GARDENS

Smith Garden is a tiny, one acre park tucked on a corner in a residential neighborhood at Oakwood Av and Walnut St.  Surrounded by a wall, it is like a secret garden one has stumbled upon. The garden managed by the … Continue reading

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ALL YELLOW

The dominant color in meadows and prairies in mid September is yellow, for sure. At first all the wildflowers look alike but check the number of petals in these flowers from Cox Arboretum and Beavercreek Wetlands.   The one above … Continue reading

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SOUTHEAST OHIO

Southeast Ohio is about as different from northwest Ohio as could be.Thanks to the fact the area is filled with narrow  valleys and sharp hills it was saved from being turned into farm land and today is the home of … Continue reading

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CARRIAGE HILL METROPARK

Carriage Hill Farm, site of the annual Labor Day weekend draft horse plowing competition, is a part of the Five Rivers Metroparks system. Farmers from several states including North Caroline traveled to Dayton to show their draft horses in competition … Continue reading

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