Tag: Continental

  • Opossum and Snake Go to School

    Every now and then someone tells us about the Virginia Opossum that has lived undertheir porch for years. If there is one thing that we learned while volunteering withNature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation and during the years following is thatthese individuals are probably not the same Virginia Opossum. While getting to knoweducational ambassadors for […]

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  • Carlton goes to college and other colorful stories

    We’re six days and counting with no rain. The morass is drying and the butterflies and other pollinators have landed, flitted, and flown in greater numbers than we have seen in these parts yet this year. Before summer’s end, I may need all 10 fingers to count monarch butterflies. The milkweed keeps sending out its […]

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  • Third time’s a charm

    The Junior Gardeners of Continental were one of the first groups to visit The Quarry Farm after we officially opened to the public three years ago. I distinctly remember the initial telephone conversation with organizer Charlene. She had picked up our newsletter and wanted to bring her charges out for a program. She didn’t sound […]

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  • “Best field trip ever”

    One young boy shouted this as he was on his way back from the farm animal sanctuary this morning. How could it not be the headline today? That young man was here with Charlene Finch and her Junior Gardeners from Continental. This was the second year that the group visited the Quarry Farm. They are one […]

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  • Buddy’s Big Day

    The Junior Master Gardeners of Continental (Ohio) graced The Quarry Farm with their presence on July 11, the first group to visit since the big wind blew through. Although there are still a couple of downed trees here and there, the paths were clear and mowed in time for the travelers to arrive. Led by Charlene Finch, […]

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