Gardening offers physical, emotional and spiritual benefits and can be enjoyed by all ages.  At James Ranch Park in Xenia or Russ Nature Reserve in Beavercreek, gardeners can enjoy the many display gardens during a relaxing stroll as well as volunteer to create and maintain the colorful landscape.

Native Plant Sale:  Pre-order (only) your plants using an order form available from the Narrows Reserve Nature Center or GCP&T park headquarters, 575 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia. Payment must accompany the order. For your convenience, an order form is also available below. Order forms may be delivered or mailed to 575 Ledbetter Rd., Xenia, 45385, or the Narrows Reserve Nature Center, 2575 Indian Ripple Rd., Xenia. You will pick up your pre-ordered plants from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 5, James Ranch Park in Xenia. Orders must be placed by April 12. Need more info? Call us at 937-562-6440 or email

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