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What's Happening at The Ranch?

Check out our Upcoming Calendar of Events, Plant Releases, Classes, & Workshops!

We're more than just a garden center, Groovy Plants Ranch is a DESTINATION.

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We are PLANT FANATICS truly passionate about gardening and sharing it with others.

 

Throughout the year we pull out all the stops for our groovy events and plant releases like the Thrift-O-Rama, Peony Palooza, and Houseplant Jubilee.

 

No matter what time of year you visit the Ranch there's always something to do!

Looking for a smaller setting? Groovy has creative classes and workshops for all ages. Liz draws from her background as a teacher to host hands-on classes several times a month. Sign up with your plant friends for a relaxing project after work, bring your mom to craft together, or attend a Fairy Garden Tea Party with your little gardeners!

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Events & Plant Releases

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Helleborus Hullabaloo

March 1st-3rd, 2024

Join us for our 3rd Annual Helleborus Hullabaloo with a helluva lot of Hellebores. You may be asking “what the he** are hellebores? Why do I care?” Well, they are some of the toughest, most magical perennials.

 

Here’s their official resume for garden performance:

*True Winter BLOOMERS

*Loves the shade

*Deer Resistant

*Very Drought Tolerant

*Delightfully Self Seeding with New Colors Popping Up on Their Own

*Live for DECADES!

These are an amazing value, and you won’t find a better selection of varieties and colors anywhere.

 

See the full variety list at the link below!

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Peony Palooza

April 5th-7th, 2024

Peonies bloom late spring through early summer so these plants are waking up now and starting to bud. We want you to have the best selection to choose form and PEONY PALOOZA IS THE MOMENT YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. Don't miss this budding opportunity to CHOOSE the perfect peonies for your garden!!

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Total Lunar Eclipse

April 8th, 2024

Join us for an unforgettable cosmic experience at "Total Eclipse of the Ranch" on Monday, April 8th at Groovy Plants Ranch situated along the line of FULL TOTALITY.

 

View the mesmerizing spectacle of the Total Eclipse, estimated to be visible between 3:09 pm - 3:15 pm with a partial eclipse visible before and after. Soak in the groovy vibes and explore our out-of-this-world plant collection. In celebration of this lunar event we'll have a Rare Houseplant Release featuring desirable dark leaf beauties plus a Holler Earth Rock Shop restock on all kinds of celestial stones and mystical Yooperlite. Don't forget to grab your eclipse glasses, available for purchase to enhance your viewing experience.

 

Food Truck: Bushel & a Bean Coffee with Flutterby Bakery

 

After joining us at "Total Eclipse of the Ranch," you'll proudly proclaim, "I survived the 2024 Total Eclipse," as you carry with you memories of this once-in-a-lifetime event. Don't miss out on this celestial celebration – mark your calendars and prepare for an experience that's truly out of this world!

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Clematis Kerfluffle

April 16th-21st, 2024

Come on out for our 2nd annual Clematis Kerfuffle! They’re jaw-dropping, they’re durable, they live for decades! Finding quality clematis at garden centers can be very difficult and frustrating. That’s why we’ve grown a beautiful crop of healthy clematis HERE at GPR for you to shop– we have your standard favorites and some exciting harder to find varieties in pinks, purples, reds, whites, singles, doubles, multi-colored blooms, and our personal favorite TAIGA!
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Spring Thrift-O-Rama

April 20th-21st, 2024

Did somebody say THRIFT VENDOR MARKET at Groovy Plants!? Join us for this amazing 2 day event of 20 vendors selling repurposed crafts, vintage clothing, vintage records, and more!

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Mother's Day Weekend

May 10th-12th, 2024

Make GPR a part of your Mother’s Day Weekend! Making memories is what Mother’s Day is all about. We’re excited to share that this year we’ve put together a Mother’s Day weekend you’ll never forget.

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Lavender Daze

May 31st-June 2nd, 2024

We all know and love the relaxing scent of lavendar. Join us for our 2nd annual Lavender Daze event! Come out to shop over 1,000 premium lavender plants plus a makers market full of lavender themed goods.

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Succulent Solstice

June 15th, 2024

Join us for our 5th annual Succulent Solstice hosted here at GPR. This event is a MUST-ATTEND for any succulent lovers!
Come out for Succulent Solstice, the ranch will be full of fun, food trucks, and the release of an incredible amount of unique and hard to find desert plants. Whether you're a lifetime enthusiast or just a beginner we promise you won't be disappointed in the selection.
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Summer Thrift-O-Rama

July 6th-7th, 2024

Did somebody say THRIFT VENDOR MARKET at Groovy Plants!? Join us for this amazing 2 day event of 20 vendors selling repurposed crafts, vintage clothing, vintage records, and more!

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Handmade Hoedown

August 17th-18th, 2024

We are so excited to announce that GPR will host its third ever HANDMADE HOEDOWN, artisan craft show! This event will feature one-of-a-kind goods from upwards of 20 local vendors that live, work and play here in central Ohio. If you're into jewelry, ceramics and other handmade goods you'll definitely want to mark your calendar!
 
The greenhouses will be full of green goodness, the Potter's Saloon will be open, we'll have live music as well as food and drink trucks. It will surely be a day full of fun, lots of photo opportunities and of course, groovy plants!
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Houseplant Jubilee

September 14th, 2024

Join us for our 5th annual Houseplant Jubilee! This is a fun day of houseplants and houseplant education. Last year was a blast and we are excited to do it again this year. Our houseplant greenhouses will be packed with a new load of awesome plants including some amazing rare plants.

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Fall Family Fun Day

October 5th, 2024

Fall is the best and we're ready to celebrate with our 6th annual Fall Family Fun Day! Make this your family tradition and get your pumpkins from the Ranch. Grab your favorite flannel and join us for a fun day of family friendly contests, pumpkins, mums, and tons of beautiful fall plants.
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Garlic Smash

October 26th, 2024

We love Garlic and Fall is an excellent time for planting it! So we are marrying together our garlic love with Halloween spirit. Join us October 26th for our second ever GARLIC SMASH!!! Come out for a spooky day with amazing pumpkins, mums, bulbs, and garlic themed vendors.
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Small Business Saturday Weekend

November 29th - December 1st, 2024

Kick off the holiday season with us at the Ranch! Come out for a DIY Live Wreath workshop, peruse for glorious green gifts, and SHOP LOCAL during Small Business Weekend!
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A Very Groovy Christmas

December 7th-8th, 2024

Experience the magic of the Ranch at Christmastime--it may just be the grooviest season! Say 'hello' to Santa, pick out heartfelt gifts at the maker's market, get your holiday photos taken, and build your own a live greenery creations for the holiday season.