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    Fall 2016

    One of the great pleasures of serving on the board of Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens is to walk through the Gardens and realize just how analogous gardening is to shaping an organization. Like any successful garden, it takes careful thought, cultivating, planning, and tending to maintain the growth of the organization. Of those tasks, […]

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    Spring 2016

    Spring is the time of year when many of our members begin planning their garden and considering which seeds to plant for the coming season. If you aren’t the home gardening type or don’t happen to have the space, rest assured that the Mill Creek MetroParks staff has been planning Fellows Riverside Gardens’ spring beds […]

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    Fall 2015

    Traditionally, this space has been used to address our members and the hundreds of thousands of visitors to Fellows Riverside Gardens who come annually to enjoy its beauty. But this message is also for the runners who enjoy the roads and trails throughout the MetroParks as a way to stay fit or just let off some […]

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    Video of 2015 Summer Garden Party

    It’s hard to believe The Summer Garden Party at ‪‎Fellows Riverside Gardens‬ in Mill Creek MetroParks is over, but relive the magic with this breathtaking video showing views of the gardens we’ll bet you’ve never seen before! Many thanks to Moving Frame Media for giving us all a new perspective on this community jewel.

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    Summer 2015

    To paraphrase Richard Brinsley Sheridan, “Won’t you come into our garden? We would like our roses to see you.”   After many months of hard work, I have a huge congratulations and a sincere thank you to extend to our entire membership. We have been working hard to increase our membership numbers so that we […]

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    Spring 2015

    In addition to the garden preparations for spring, the newly updated Shop in the Gardens, and the renovated Garden Café (all described in the Horticulture Director’s letter), we are excited to share with you some of the final numbers from 2014! On the last page of the newsletter, you’ll find just a few of the […]

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    Winter 2014

    William Shake-speare famously told the winter in As You Like It, “Though thou the waters warp, thy sting is not so sharp as friend remembered not.” It is a reminder to us at Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens to remember and give thanks to the many Friends members who have helped us in so many […]

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    Fall 2014

    Value can be a very nuanced word, and one which was chosen very carefully here. The Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens hopes to create value in a number of ways and through various definitions of the word. Most tangibly, in economic terms, we strive to ensure that there is an economic value received by our members […]

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    Summer 2014

    “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” I turn to this proverb often when I think about the immense struggles and challenges that were faced by Volney Rogers around 1890 as he attempted to convince an entire community of the importance of establishing and […]

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