Archive for April, 2012

Oglebay Palm Room Celebrates the Arrival of Spring

On Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2012, the Palm Room and Greenhouses at Oglebay will celebrate May with “Dream … Discover Spring at the Hilltop.”  Marilyn Archer, Palm Room and Greenhouse/Garden Manager said all the hilltop shops are filled with new arrivals for Spring including hanging baskets, geraniums, herbs and heirloom tomatoes and perennials plus garden accessories.

 

Kelly McGinley, Horticulture Technician for the Oglebay Greenhouses, displays a few of the heirloom tomato plants grown at the greenhouses and now available at the Oglebay Palm Room.

Kelly McGinley, Horticulture Technician for the Oglebay Greenhouses, displays a few of the heirloom tomato plants grown at the greenhouses and now available at the Oglebay Palm Room.

Archer said the celebration will take place on both days from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Greenhouse staff will demonstrate designing and planting hanging baskets and containers,  deer resistant plants and chemicals, herbs, vegetable and AAS garden award-winning plants.

 

“Our annual spring flowering bulb sale including tulips, daffodils and muscari is also going on in the Palm Room,” added Archer.  “And visitors will have the chance to win a beautiful floral container.”  The drawing for the container will be held on Sunday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. in the Palm Room.

 

The Palm Room is open daily in May from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information call 304-243-4098 or visit www.oglebay-resort.com.