September 23, 2015
Knox Co Career Center
National Planting Day at the Ohio Statehouse, Sept. 23, 2015, was presented by Keep Ohio Beautiful and many helpers. A Native Pollinator Garden was created especially for the Capitol Square apiary and local pollinators. Thanks to Michael Mennett, executive director, Keep Ohio Beautiful will be joined by Keep Ohio Beautiful state affiliates; Ohio legislators; Senator Gayle Manning; Representative Ryan Smith; William Carleton, executive director, Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board; Su Lok, director of corporate and community partnerships, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company; Karen Wise, vice-president, Keep Ohio Beautiful; Terry Lieberman Smith, vice president, Ohio State Beekeepers Association; Ken Christensen, senior scientist, Davey Resource Group, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Co.; and Nina Bagley, Nina’s Village Apiary. Thanks also to students from Knox County Career Center Landscape Design and Management Program and students from Annehurst Elementary School, Westerville, Ohio