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:

>>Indiana Events Page 2

February 27 - March 31:  Crown Point, Griffith.  Sledding Hills open when there is an adequate snow base; Lemon Lake County Park, Oak Ridge Prairie, www.lakecountyparks.com

February 27:  Lowell.  Master Gardener Donnee Smith will share tips for Feeding Birds in Winter, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

February 27:  Schneider.  Children will make a paper penguin and an edible one, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 1:  Lake County.  This is the deadline to submit your grant application for yourself, your school, church, organization, business or others for existing or new garden-related projects that are located in Lake County and preferably have an educational element to be eligible; 219-755-3240, lakecountymastergardeners@gmail.com, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

March 1 - May 3:  Schererville.  Indiana Master Naturalist Class Series, each Wednesday, Schererville Community Center, Maddie Grimm, 865-5530 X6102, mgrimm@schererville.org, www.activenwi.com

March 2:  Lowell.  Make a spring wreath at the Senior Social, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 2 - May 4:  Valparaiso.  Master Recycler Class, 10-week program each Thursday, Greg Phillips Emergency Services Building, www.portercountyrecycling.org

March 4:  Chesterton.  Summer Camp Open House, Dunes Learning Center, www.southshorecva.com/events

March 4:  Hammond.  Karl Ackermann - President, Wild Ones-Gibson Woods, will present Native Plants 101, Gibson Woods, www.gw-wildones.org

March 4 - 12:  Porter.  Maple Sugar Time at the Dunes, each Saturday and Sunday, Chellberg Farm, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

March 5:  St John.  Terrarium Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

March 8:  Shelby.  Children will make their own frog, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 9:  Lowell.  Children will make their own frog using a Styrofoam ball, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 9 - May 11:  Valparaiso.  Spring Indiana Master Naturalist Classes, Thursdays, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

March 11 -12, 18 - 19:  Hobart.  Maple Syrup Time, Deep River County Park, Wood's Historic Grist Mill area, www.lakecountyparks.com

March 11 - 19:  Indianapolis.  Indiana Flower & Patio Show, Indiana State Fairgrounds, http://indianaflowerandpatioshow.com

March 11:  Valparaiso.  Fascinating Fossils, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

March 14:  Schneider.  Children will make paint a ceramic shamrock, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 15:  Schneider.  Flowers and cookies for young adults, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 16:  Lowell.  Flowers and cookies for young adults in grades 6-12, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 18 - December 16:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing with members from the Chicago Astronomical Society, Michiana Astronomical Society, and Calumet Astronomical Society at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Kemil Beach parking lot, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

March 18:  Valparaiso.  Volunteer Orientation, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

March 18:  Valparaiso.  Green Spring Cleaning, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

March 18:  Valparaiso.  Trailblazers Science Saturday, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

March 20:  Griffith.  Early Spring Wildflowers, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, Griffith Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

March 20:  Munster.  Garden Program with the Purdue Master Gardeners, co-hosted by the Munster Garden Club, Munster Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

March 20:  Shelby.  Children will make their own ladybug, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 21:  Schneider.  Children will make their own frog using a Styrofoam ball, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 25:  Porter.  Native Plants in the Landscape, presented by Steve Sass, President of the North Chapter of the Indiana Native Plants and Wildflower Society; Indiana Dunes Tourism visitor center, 10 am-noon, 1215 North State Road 49; Zella Olson, 219-628-4954.

March 27:  Lowell.  Master Gardener Susan Eleuterio will provide an introduction to beekeeping including equipment, resources and plants that attract bees; Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

March 27:  Schneider.  Children will make their own ladybug, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

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:  February 27, 2017