Holden in the News

September 2014

The Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden Vote on Unification. See the coverage in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Lake County News-Herald and Crain's Cleveland Business.

June 2014

The Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden Explore Unification. Read full press release.

May 2014

The Kirtland Zoning Commission has referred Holden's new tree canopy walk project to the zoning board of appeals. Read about the decision in the Lake County News-Herald.

April 2014

Holden's Goblins in the Garden receives funding from Lake County Visitors Bureau Arts and Culture Fund. 

October 2013

Holden's parking lot the site of a storm water runoff experiment. Read more in the Lake County News-Herald.

 

August 2013

Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists train at Holden. Learn more about the program in the Lake County News-Herald.

June 2013

Our inaugural class of junior volunteers started working with Holden's staff this month on a variety of projects. Read Elizabeth Lundblad's story in the News Herald to learn more about this new program.

 

Holden and Kent State team up to train the next generation of scientists. Read the story in the Youngstown Vindicator.

 

Holden's Roger Gettig fields a question on problems with cucumber plants from a Plain Dealer reader. See what he had to say.

 

Holden's new Paine Rhododendron Discovery Garden was included in Cleveland Magazine's Summer Fun Guide. Read the story.

 

Holden appeared on Kickin' It with Kenny this morning, June 4. See the video.

 

We had a brief appearance on The List which aired June 3 on Channel 5. See the video.

May 2013

The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Julie Washington writes about Holden's progress on Phase One projects for its master plan. Read the story.

 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Julie Washington writes about Holden's new Rhododendron Discovery Garden opening. Read the story.

 

The News Herald's Betsy Scott talked to Ken Finch, president of the Green Hearts Institute for Nature in Childhood, during his recent visit to The Holden Arboretum, as well as Holden's Paul Spector, director of education and public programs, about the importance of getting children outside to play. Read the story.

 

The News Herald's Janet Podolak talks to Clem Hamilton, Holden's president and CEO, about the new Rhododendron Discovery Garden. Read the story.

January 2013

The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Zachary Lewis visits Holden to do a little cross-country skiing. Read about it.

 

The Cleveland Plain Dealer's James F. McCarty visits Holden as part of a story on some of the interesting birds visiting the region this month. Read the story.

December 2012

Holden's experts offer the Cleveland Plain Dealer advice on how to pick the right Christmas tree. Read the story by Julie Washington.

November 2012

New Holden construction projects the focus of an article by the Lake County News Herald's Jeffrey Frischkorn. See the story.

October 2012

Sharon Graper, Holden's manager of academic services, talks to Elizabeth Lundblad from the Lake County News Herald about our Leaf Trail and fall color. See the story.

 

Holden's Marian Williams talks to Channel 5 News about the impact of drought and heavy rains on fall color this year. See the video.

 

Holden's Julie Dougherty talks with Julie Washington from the Cleveland Plain Dealer about fall color. Read the article and see the video. The article and video appear in the link below.

August 2012

Holden researchers use giant slingshot to collect leaves from the tree canopy for study. See the Lake County News Herald story.

 

Bob Downing gives Akron Beacon Journal readers a look at Holden's Stebbins Gulch. Read the story.

July 2012

The Cleveland Plain Dealer's James F. McCarty visits Stebbins Gulch to see the black-throated blue warbler, a rare nester in Ohio. Read the story.

June 2012

Holden earns accreditation from ArbNet. Read the story.

 

Holden unveils Buckeye Bud's Adventure Woods. Read the story.

 

Holden's Roger Getting offers helpful advice on dealing with a tree that is showing its roots. Read the story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

April 2012

Vanishing Acts exhibit focuses on threatened tree species. Read the story in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

 

Roger Gettig, director of horticulture and conservation discusses the threat of mulch volcanoes with readers of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. See what he had to say.

March 2012

Holden's Charles Tubesing talks to the Lake County News Herald about changing plant hardiness zones. Read the story.

February 2012

With the help of Plain Dealer arts and life reporter Julie Washington, Holden's President Clem Hamilton gives readers a glimpse of the treasures kept in the Warren H. Corning Library's Rare Book Room. Read the story.

 

The Plain Dealer's Roxanne Washington on how to start plants from seeds to transplant outside later. Our Greg Wright, nursery supervisor, gives her a helpful hint. Read the story.

October 2011

Holden's Charles Tubesing talks with the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Roxanne Washington about why October is a great month to plant trees. Read the story.

September 2011

Holden's Roger Gettig diagnoses problems with a sugar maple. Read the story.

August 2011

Fun Cleveland Plain Dealer feature on one of Holden's instructors, Lisa Rainsong, who teaches classes on insect songs in the spring and summer. Read more.

 

Holden scientist Kurt Smemo talks to the News Herald about the impact of climate change on Northeast Ohio (with video). Read more.

 

Holden is working with the local community to ensure that the solution to an erosion problem along Wisner Road also protects the East Branch of the Chagrin River. See the Chagrin Valley Times story.

 

July 2011

Story on our youngest Gnome and Garden artists. Gifted Richmond Heights students making special projects in the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Read more.

 

Plain Dealer feature on one of our favorite photographers, Ian Adams. Read the story.

 

June 2011

Wondering when to prune hydrangeas or what to use in place of ailing ivy? Our Roger Gettig can help. Read the Ground Crew column.

 

More Gnome news from the Lake County News Herald. Read the story.

May 2011

Places to see May flowers: Best of Cleveland. Holden is one of them!

April 2011

 

Roger Gettig, director of horticulture and conservation, joins the Cleveland Plain Dealer's Ground Crew. The new column provides answers for your gardening questions. Read more. His first task was to answer reader questions about growing annuals under a serviceberry tree and dealing with ground ivy. See what he had to say about those subjects.

 

Steve Stephens of the Columbus Dispatch writes about a few of Ohio's beautiful public gardens. Holden is one of them! Read more.

 

The Lake County News Herald's Janet Podolak talks about Holden's upcoming Gnome and Garden exhibit. Read more and see the video.


Jeffrey Frischkorn at the News Herald on the Hike Holden Challenge. Read more and see the video.

Holden plans to grow. Read the story by Jeffrey Frischkorn at the Lake County News Herald.

November 2010

Pepper Pike Scout builds new bird houses for Holden's blue birds as part of the requirements for becoming an Eagle Scout. Read the story by the Sun News' Faith Hampton at Cleveland.com.

October 2010

The Lake County News Herald's Cassandra Shofar spends the afternoon at Holden's Goblins in the Garden.

Read the story and see the video.

 

Holden's Charles Tubesing talks to the News Herald's Jeffrey Frischkorn about the beauty of this year's fall colors.

Read the story.

August 2010

Denise Ellsworth writes about the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists program being offered at The Holden Arboretum in September. Read the Akron Beacon Journal story.

 

The Style Me Pretty web site finds an inspirational setting for their wedding photo shoot at Lantern Court. See the photos.

June 2010

Clem Hamilton, Holden's president and CEO, talks with the Lake County News Herald about the arboretum's future plans. Read the blog or see the video.

 

David Desimone, Holden's director of guest relations and communications talks about the attendance this summer and upcoming summer events. See the video.

May 2010

Laura DeMarco of the Cleveland Plain Dealer suggests some great spots in Cleveland to find spring flowers, including The Holden Arboretum. Read the article.

 

Holden horticulturists Tom Yates, Roger Gettig and Toby Davidson are featured in a Lake County News Herald article on what is in bloom this May. Read the article.

 

Viki Ferreniea, Holden horticulturist, talked to the Cleveland Plain Dealer about privacy plants. Read the article.

April 2010

The Shadybrook stream restoration project has been featured in the March/April issue of Land and Water magazine, a publication focused on natural resources management and restoration. Read the article.

 

Marjorie Preston, writer for Today's Family , visits Lantern Court as part of the publication's series on historical locations in Lake County. Read the article.