Get a taste of spring by making your way down to the 63rd Annual Dispatch Spring Home & Garden Show, presented by Ohio Mulch, at the Ohio Expo Center (717 East 17th Avenue Columbus) between Feb 16-24. The show will be open from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday – Thursday and 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday.

Indoor gardens are always a top attraction, and this year 10 local artists joined forces with 10 landscape designers to create gardens that will dazzle all of your senses. You’ll find them a wonder to explore. Special thanks to the Columbus Arts Festival, and Art Makes Columbus initiative.

Join the Spring Home & Garden Show for eight days of inspiration and ideas as you connect with craftsmen and gurus covering every part of your home and garden. Plus a celebration of art and artists all week long. And non-stop how-to sessions and demonstrations on two stages; fun for the kids; cooking demos; celebrity appearances and much more. They’re even giving away prizes worth more than $25,000 including cash to help pay for your upcoming projects!

General admission is just $13 at the door and children 17 and under are free. Discounts are offered for online ticket purchases and can be done by going to

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