IN A FLASH: IT'S A JUNGLE IN THERE; Kent State Today; December 1, 2022

On chilly, gray days like today, people can find a place that's warm and green in the greenhouse behind Cunningham Hall on the Kent Campus

 The Herrick Conservatory is home to a large and diverse selection of plants, plus some fish and a couple of turtles. Highlights of the collection include a 30-year-old rubber tree, a strawberry guava tree, banana trees, flowering plants and vegetables, succulents, tropical varieties and even carnivorous plants.

The conservatory is managed by Melissa Davis (pictured), horticultural facilities director. It is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. All members of the university community are welcome to visit. 

Melissa Davis inside the Herrick Conservatory

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POSTED: Thursday, December 1, 2022 09:11 AM
Updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 09:12 AM