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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May 23 - August 8:  Lake County.  Join the Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network to monitor the health of butterfly populations in Northwest Indiana, www.bfly.org

May 23 - August 31:  Lowell.  Walk the Park at Buckley Homestead, Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 23 - June 1:  Statewide.  Get your camera ready and keep an eye out for nesting birds, http://nestwatch.org

May 23 - August 31:  Statewide.  Join the hunt for bees with the Great Sunflower Project, www.greatsunflower.org

May 23 - September 30:  Statewide.  Register to become a Citizen Scientist at Project BudBurst, http://budburst.org/

May 24 - June 28:  Hammond.  Dragonfly Walks, each Tuesday, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 24:  Schneider.  Children will paint a garden rock, Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

May 25 - June 1:  Hammond.  Weekly Wednesday Spring Bird Hike Series at Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 25 - October 27:  Hammond.  Scout Badges for Girl and Cub Scout Troops; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 27, 28, 29, 30:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes State Park has nature-related programs planned for children and adults, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Dunes_May.pdf

May 27, June 10:  Hammond.  Wildflower Walks at Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 27:  Porter.  Photographing the Dunes - A workshop by David Larson, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center, www.southshorecva.com/events

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

May 28 - September 10:  Michigan City.  Pinhook Bog Open House, Saturdays, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

May 28:  St John.  Aroma Gardening Workshop, Mosquito Planter Workshop; Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

May 28:  Valparaiso.  Fairy Gardening Class, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

May 29:  Valparaiso.  Spring Oil Painting in Stroll Garden, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

June 1 - September 30:  Lake Station.  Little Diggers, Bellaboo's, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 4 - January 7:  Beverly Shores.  Stargazing at Kemil Beach, 1st Saturday monthly, www.southshorecva.com/events

June 4:  Hammond.  How to Attract Birds to Your Yard, presented by Carol Harsh of Wild Birds Unlimited, Gibson Woods Wild Ones, www.gw-wildones.org

June 4:  Lowell.  Jupiter and its moons, Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 4 - 25, July 9 - 30:  Schererville.  Lake County Master Gardener Association in conjunction with Tri Town Safety Village presents a gardening summer camp "Growing Gardens for your Table" for Adults and Families, Saturdays, Tri-Town Safety Village, call 219-864-1941 or 219-755-3240 for more information, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

June 4:  St John. Tropical Paradise Container Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

June 5:  Lowell.  Sheep Shearing, Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 8 - December 14:  Gary Miller.  Nature Tots, 2nd Wednesday monthly, Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education, www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/events.htm

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

June 11, 12:  Hobart, Valparaiso.  Strawberry Madness Festival, Johnson's Farm Produce, www.johnsonsfarmproduce.com 

June 11:  Lowell.  Native American Gardening, Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 11 - October 15:  Lowell.  Bloomin' and Buzzin' Nature Hikes at Buckley Homestead, 2nd Saturday of month (except for October hike), www.lakecountyparks.com

June 11:  Noblesville.  Rosefest 2016, Hamilton County Fairgrounds, https://hort.purdue.edu/mg/info/ROSEFEST_FLYER_FINAL.pdf

June 11:  St John. Shade Container Gardening Workshop, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

June 15 - July 27:  Crown Point.  New Master Gardener Class, Purdue University Extension, call 219-755-3240 for more information.

June 15:  Hobart.  Flowers and trees and bugs, OH MY!, age 10 and younger and their families, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 16 - 18:  West Lafayette.  2016 Purdue Master Gardener State Conference, https://hort.purdue.edu/mg/2016StateConf.html

June 17 - 19:  North Judson.  Mint Festival, Lane St and N Judson Park, 219-395-6504, www.indianafestivals.org

June 18 - August 20:  Hammond.  Family Nature Walks at Gibson Woods, 3rd Saturday monthly, www.lakecountyparks.com

June 18:  St John.  Dad Succulent Planter Workshop, Annual Vine Workshop; Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

June 20 - July 18:  Crown Point.  Nature Program for ages 6-12, Sauerman Woods Park (no class July 4), www.crownpoint.in.gov/

June 20 - August 11:  Lake Station.  A nature-related drop-off camp for children ages 3 to 7, Monday-Thursdays, Camp Bellaboo's, www.lakecountyparks.com

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:  May 23, 2016