Indiana

Please see the events and club meetings listed below and 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.  Please visit Budding Gardener Events for Indiana events relating primarily to children.

Indiana Events:

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January 26:  Lowell.  Feeding Birds in Winter, presented by Master Gardener Donnee Smith, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

January 26 - 31:  St John.  Pre-sale tickets are available for "Spring Forward 2016" to be held on March 12, 2016, at Teibel's Restaurant in Schererville.  Featured guest speakers are Joe Lamp'l and Roger Swain.  Contact the St John Indiana Garden Club for more information.

January 27:  Covington.  Bi-State Gardening Seminar, Beef House, www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/info/Bi-State%20MG2015.pdf

January 27, 23, 24:  Merrillville.  The Winter Sky, Merrillville Community Planetarium, http://mcpstars.org/public/winter

January 28, 31, February 7, 11, 14, 21, 25, 28.  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Mounds_January.pdf

January 30 - February 28:  Crown Point, Griffith, Leroy.  Cross Country Ski Rentals available when snow conditions allow, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and school holidays; Lemon Lake County Park, Oak Ridge Prairie, Stoney Run County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 31, February 1:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_January.pdf

January 31 - February 28:  Lowell.  Horse-Drawn Bobsled Rides on the Farm, Buckley Homestead, Saturdays and Sundays, www.lakecountyparks.com

January 31:  Porter.  Snowshoe Hike at National Lakeshore, Bailly Homestead & Chellberg Farm, www.southshorecva.com/events

January 31:  St John.  Seed Starting Seminar, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

January 31:  Valparaiso.  Nature in Symphony, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

February 2 - May 11:  Valparaiso.  Master Gardener Training Program, contact Lyndsay Ploehn, Lploehn@purdue.edu, 219-465-3555.

February 6:  Hammond.  Winter Bird I.D., Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

February 7:  Hammond.  Gibson Woods Wild Ones showing of Toward Harmony with Nature, by Doug Tallamy, www.gw-wildones.org

February 7, 14:  Porter.  Snowshoe Program at National Lakeshore, www.southshorecva.com/events

February 7 - April 25:  St John.  Farm to Table Indoor Farmers Market, Saturdays, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

February 9:  St John.  Spring Garden Cleanup presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, St John Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

February 13 - 16:  Statewide.  Great Backyard Bird Count,
www.birdsource.org/gbbc/

February 14:  Hammond.  Saturn, Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet, www.clcnwi.com

February 14:  Hobart.  Private ice skating party for families with special needs for all ages and abilities, Deep River Waterpark Ice Skating Plaza, www.lakecountyparks.com

February 17:  Griffith.  Winter Sowing: Seed Starting Made Easy, presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, Griffith Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

February 19:  Highland.  The Wonderful Gardens of Jens Jensen, presented by Master Gardener Kathy Kick, Highland Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

February 21:  Valparaiso.  Cactus and Succulents, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

February 21:  Valparaiso.  Ornamental Landscape Design, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

February 23:  Lowell.  Beekeeping, presented by Master Gardener Susan Eleuterio, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  January 26, 2015