At the Flower and Produce Auction in Mt. Hope, local Amish farmers cart in various plants by the lot.
Amish Country in the fall draws visitors from all around the country.
Two young Amish boys make their way back home.
Several shops line the quiet streets in Winesburg.
In the spring and summer, flowers are as common as buggies in Holmes County. Every year, the Lamplight Inn in Berlin has hundreds of tulips.
Farmers using work horses in the field are a common sight, especially in the spring and fall.
From roadside flower shops and organic options to colorful nurseries, Holmes County is a haven for gardeners.
Release Date: May 01, 2008
Save the Date -- June 28 Garden Tour
Holmes County Friends & Neighbors of Every Woman's House encourages you to "Save the Date" for their bi-annual garden tour. The date for this year's event will be Saturday June 28, and the gardens can ve viewed from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (rain date will be June 29 from 1 - 5 p.m.)
Featured gardens will be at the homes of Richard & Carolyn Potts, Dr. Roy & Ruby Miller, David & Sandy Field, and Ron & Brenda Clark.
General admission tickets will be available at a cost of $5 per person. They will go on sale beginning on May 20 at the following locations:
- Commercial & Savings Bank Banking Centers in Berlin, Charm, Millersburg, Orrville, Shreve, Sugarcreek, Walnut Creek and Winesburg;
- Rodhe's SuperCenter in Millersburg;
- Buehler's at Milltown, New Philadelphia & Coshocton;
- Buzzard's Shoe Store in Loudonville.
A Garden Breakfast, offering a totally green meal, will take place at the Methodist Church in Millersburg at 9 a.m. prior to the viewing of the gardens. The featured speaker will be Joseph Kovach, associate professor of entomology and integrated pest mangement coordinator at The Ohio State University. An expert on organic gardening, Dr. Kovach will speak on "Urban Agriculture and a Polyculture System."
The Garden Breakfast has limited seating available and can be attended with the advance purchase of a patron's ticket at $25 each or two for $45. Special pricing has been established for groups (garden clubs or church groups) of five or more at $20 per person. To purchase a patron's ticket, please contact Vicki Morrison at 330-674-2857 or Eleanor Runyan at 330-674-8413.
Holmes County Friends & Neighbors of Every Woman's House provides additional support and fundraising for Every Woman's House, a private, non-profit organization, dedicated to providing crisis intervention, treatment, counseling, prevention and support for those affected by domestic violence and/or sexual assault.