Clintonville: Stop and Smell the Roses

by Maureen McCabe on June 6, 2012

roses at Whetstone Park of Roses - Columbus, Ohio

Climbers in Clintonville

Clintonville has the roses you ought to stop and smell on Saturday at  ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’  at the Whetstone Park of Roses.

June 9, 2012

Sunny Knockout at  Columbus Park of Roses

Sunny Knockout

The “Friends of Columbus Park of Roses” site says:

“This free day long garden party for the people of central Ohio features 11,500 roses in peak bloom, spring color in the herb and perennial gardens and music and art throughout the whole park. The sights and sounds of the gardens will be enhanced by outdoor painters working at their easels and musicians performing in multiple areas of the Park. “

The event is  10:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Visit the “Friends of Columbus Park of Roses” site to see more details about the park, other events and to download a flyer with all the details about the June 9, 2012  ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’ event at the Columbus Park of Roses at Whetstone Park, in Clintonville.    Whetstone Park is located at 3923 N. High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214 .

According to the  “Friends of Columbus Park of Roses”  the City of Columbus park has 424 varieties of roses and 13 acres of “garden beds, trellises and arbors.”

I took these photos just before Memorial Day at the Columbus Park of Roses.

Food and beverages at the June 9, 2012  ‘Stop and Smell the Roses’ event is “available for purchase from Mozart’s Bakery and ice cream from Vienna Ice Cafe.”  

Park Bech and Roses Columbus Park of Roses in Clintonville

Columbus Park of Roses

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