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RH Garden Club attends association meet

Rock Hill Garden Club members Sheila Tackett, Catherine Chatfield and Elizabeth Melvin, along with member-at-large Sharon Gothard, attended the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs’ “Gardener’s Day Out” on June 17.

The event included a trip to the Cranberry Bog on Buckeye Lake in Licking County.

The Bog is a protected area of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

The state allows one day each June for a limit of 400 visitors, obtained by lottery, and other groups by special arrangement. The Bog is a remnant of the glacial era.

The trip also included a tour of the The Dawes Arboretum, a walking tour of Granville, Ohio, and a stop at the Wahkeena Preserve, a project of the OAGC, Region 10 and the Rock Hill Garden Clubs.