Indiana

Indiana club meetings and farmers' markets are listed on page 2.

Although this Friendship Gardens is a private suburban garden, unavailable to the public, there are many other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.

Indiana Events:

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April 25:  Lowell.  Small Space Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Mary Jo Weaver, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

April 25 - August 31:  Lowell.  Walk the Park at Buckley Homestead, Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 25:  Schneider.  Children will plant seeds and take them home to care for, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

April 25 - June 1:  Statewide.  Get your camera ready and keep an eye out for nesting birds, http://nestwatch.org

April 25 - August 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project, www.greatsunflower.org

April 25 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://budburst.org/

April 27:  Hammond.  Lecture on dragonflies common to Lake County, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 27 - June 1:  Hammond.  Weekly Wednesday Spring Bird Hike Series at Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 27 - October 27:  Hammond.  Scout Badges for Girl and Cub Scout Troops; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 29 - 30:  Bloomfield.  Greene County Flower & Patio Show, Greene County Community Event Center, https://hort.purdue.edu/mg/info/2016_GCMG_Flower_PatioShow.pdf

April 30, May 1:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature related programs planned for children and adults, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_April.pdf

April 30:  Gary Miller.  Find Your Park Film Series, Douglas Center, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

April 30:  Lake, Porter, LaPorte Counties.  All-Day Bus Tour of Shirley Heinze Land Trust Nature Preserves, www.heinzetrust.org/hike-program.html

April 30:  St John.  Succulent Wreath Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

April 30:  Valparaiso.  Be Kind to Animals Pet Care Expo, Porter County Expo Center, www.porterco.org

May 1 - August 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana, www.bfly.org

May 3 - June 28:  Hammond.  Dragonfly Walks, each Tuesday Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 5 - 8:  Porter.  Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, various locations, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

May 6:  St John.  Chalk Planters-Mother's Day Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

May 7 - January 7:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing at Kemil Beach, 1st Saturday monthly, www.southshorecva.com/events

May 7:  Crown Point.  Build an Annual Container Workshop, The Gardens at Niemeyer, www.niemeyerstone.com

May 7:  Crown Point.  Lake County Master Gardener Plant Sale, 9 am to 2 pm, Lake County Fairgrounds, see flyer, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 7:  Evansville.  SWIMGA Plant Sale, Vanderburgh 4-H Center, www.swimga.org/events/plant-sale-may-7-2016-one-day-only/

May 7:  Hammond.  16th Annual Native Plant Sale, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com, www.gw-wildones.org

May 7 - 28:  Hobart.  Sunflower Saturdays, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 7:  St John.  St John Garden Club's Springtime in the Park, Prairie West Park, www.thestjohngardenclub.com

May 9:  St John.  To Bee or Not to Bee, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, St John Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 10:  Hammond.  Pre-count meeting for the Lake County Spring Bird Count on May 14, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 11 - December 14:  Gary Miller.  Nature Tots, 2nd Wednesday monthly, Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

May 12 or 19:  Crown Point.  Build An Annual Container Workshop, The Gardens at Niemeyer, www.niemeyerstone.com

May 12:  Hammond.  Beneficial Bugs & Wonderful Weeds, Franciscan St Margaret Health, 219-933-2100.

May 13:  Hammond.  Bird Migration Hike, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 14:  Lake County.  Lake County Spring Bird Count Countywide/All Day, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 14:  Lowell.  Searching for Tranquility Base, Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 14 - October 15:  Lowell.  Bloomin' and Buzzin' Nature Hikes at Buckley Homestead, 2nd Saturday of month (except for October hike), www.lakecountyparks.com

May 14:  St John.  Mixed Veggie/Annual Planter Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

May 14:  Valparaiso.  Fairy Gardening Class, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

May 15:  Hammond.  Great Lakes Water Safety Presentation, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 16:  Griffith.  Gardening with Children, presented by Master Gardener Joy McCullough, Griffith Branch Library, http://lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 19:  Crown Point.  The Crown Point Garden Club will have a plant sale at 326 S Main St.  Contact Joy Kolar, kokakolar@sbcglobal.net for more details.

May 20:  St John.  French Theme Planter Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

May 21:  Gary.  Miller Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, Aquatorium, Marquette Park, www.millergardenclub.org

May 21, June 11:  Hammond.  Saturday Dragonfly Walks, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 21 - August 20:  Hammond.  Family Nature Walks at Gibson Woods, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 21:  Noblesville.  18th Annual Plant Sale, Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall, www.hcmga.org

May 21:  Northwest Indiana.  Little Calumet River Fest, Oxbow Park, www.nwipa.org 

Please continue to page 2 for links with additional events, club meetings, farmers' markets, and other garden and nature related places to visit in Indiana.

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Page 2
Please contact us three weeks in advance to have your Indiana garden/nature related events posted here.

Revised:  April 25, 2016