For all the avid gardeners, Medina County is the place to spend the day purchasing flowers and vegetables to grow in home gardens and flower beds.  You will find numerous selections of décor and ornamentation for your yard and farmer’s markets for fresh produce and meats.  Start you morning off with breakfast at Yours Truly Restaurant in Medina to build up your energy for a fun day.  Your first stop will be Centerra Co-op.  You will find gardening tools, garden decorations, bird feeders and more for your yard.  Continuing south on State Route 3, is Boyert’s Greenhouse for plants, trees, seeds, indoor plants, gift items and decorations.  A stop at Richardson Farms will provide plants, flowers, jams and jellies and salsas May through November.

Make a stop on Medina’s Public Square for lunch and some shopping before heading north to Hill Haven Greenhouse which specializes in water gardens, water plants and a full range of plants.

Other possible stops are:  Beriswill Farm (meat, produce and dairy); Earth Song Discovery Farm (produce, fruit, eggs, chicken); From the Water’s Edge (free range eggs, honey, maple syrup, jams, homemade goods); Hillside Orchard & Farm Market (fresh produce, fruit, bakery); Mapleside Farms (apples, fresh cider, produce, jams, salsa, dressing, barbecue sauce); Mennell Acres (call ahead, organic wheat flour, all natural beef, pork and chicken).  Seasonal:  Martin’s Blueberry Farm (July); Geig’s Orchard (August-November, peaches, apples, fresh pressed cider); Pine Crest Farms (October, pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks); River Styx Cider Mill (September-November, fresh pressed cider); Susan’s Garden (May-October, locally grown fruit, vegetables in season).