WOODLAWN, OH (FOX19) – Local organization Gardens with Wings will return during David Rogers' Big Bugs following their first presentation in May. Their focus will remain on creating butterfly gardens but this time with a display to encourage casual conversations and discussions about butterflies and butterfly gardens. The Gardens with Wings display will be set up on Saturday, June 11 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Gardens with Wings is a local organization that raises awareness about local butterfly habitat loss and their importance. Their display will feature real examples of local butterfly life cycles, including eggs, chrysalises, caterpillars and butterflies, as well as a variety of host plants. They will also be available to discuss how to attract butterflies with the proper plants and habitat. Butterfly plants will be available for visitors to purchase.
The Gardens with Wings program is one of many that will be featured during David Rogers' Big Bugs exhibit that runs until Sunday, August 21. Hours for the exhibit are 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 9:30 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Thursdays; 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and closed Mondays.
Admission is required to get into David Rogers' Big Bugs, which also gets visitors into Gardens with Wings and other offered programs. Tickets are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for children age's two to 12 (which includes admission to the children's Highfield Discovery Garden) and can be purchased at www.GreatParks.org/bigbugs/.
David Rogers' presented by the Hamilton County Parks Foundation, a charitable organization with the sole purpose of assisting the Hamilton County Park District in acquiring, protecting and enhancing regional parkland and providing outstanding outdoor recreation and nature education services. Find out more, and how to donate to the foundation, at www.GreatParks.org/foundation.