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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March 23:  Crown Point.  This is the order deadline for spring plants (lilies, tulips, hyacinths) to help the Friends of St Anthony Hospice, see flyer, 219-661-5105 (Blossom Mabon).

March 23:  Lowell.  Growing Natives is for the Birds...and Bees...and Butterflies, presented by Master Gardener Victoria Jostes, Lowell Public Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

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

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

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

March 28, April 9, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26:  Anderson.  Mounds State Park has nature-related programs planned for adults and children, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-Mounds_March.pdf

March 28:  Bloomington.  Monroe County Garden Fair, Indiana National Guard Armory, www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/info/MonroeCtyGardenFair.pdf

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

March 28:  Lowell.  Jupiter on Display, Conway Observatory, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

March 28 - April 25:  St John.  Farm to Table Indoor Farmers Market, Saturdays, Alsip Nursery, www.alsipnursery.com

March 28:  Valparaiso.  Introduction to Ornamental Gardening, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 4:  Hammond.  Joy Bower will present "Rudbeckias" at the Wild Ones meeting, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 4:  Valparaiso.  Porter County Extension Board Tree Sale, Porter County Fairgrounds 4-H building, pre-order form is due March 27, www.extension.purdue.edu/porter/Pages/default.aspx

April 4:  Valparaiso.  Gardening in Deer Country, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 4:  Valparaiso.  Backyard Bluebirding, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 7:  Hammond.  Severe Weather Spotter Training Workshop, reservations due by April 5, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 8:  Griffith.  Woodcock Watch, Oak Ridge Prairie, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 10, 17, 18, 24, 25:  Merrillville.  Twins in Space: The Gemini Program, Merrillville Community Planetarium, http://mcpstars.org/public/spring

April 11:  Chesterton.  Summer Camp Open House, Dunes Learning Center, www.duneslearningcenter.org

April 11:  Hammond.  The Little Star that Could, Challenger Learning Center on the Campus of Purdue University Calumet, www.clcnwi.com/programs/cosmic-events-for-families/planetarium-shows/

April 11:  Noblesville.  Herb Symposium 2015, Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds, http://herbsocietyofcentralindiana.org/symposium/

April 11:  Porter.  Friends of Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale, pre-order mailing deadline is April 4, Indiana Dunes Tourism, http://friendofindianadunes.org

April 11:  Valparaiso.  Indiana Ecology (Trees), Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 13:  Hobart.  Perennial Plant Swap, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 16:  Highland.  Vertical Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Stacey Haskins, Highland Branch Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

April 18:  Valparaiso.  Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration, Porter County Fairgrounds, www.southshorecva.com/events/

April 18:  Valparaiso.  Migrating Bird Hike, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 20:  Griffith.  Companion Planting, presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, Griffith Branch Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

This page is updated weekly. >>Indiana Events Continued

Revised:  March 23, 2015