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 24:  Schneider.  Children will take a walk with Miss Cheryl to see which spring wildflowers are in bloom, collect some items and make a sun catcher; Schneider Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

April 24 - 30:  Valparaiso.  Environmental Leaders Exhibit, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

April 26 - June 14:  Hammond.  Weekly Bird Hikes, Wednesdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 26 - October 26:  Hammond.  Workshops are offered for Scouting Badges on Wednesdays & Thursdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 27:  Griffith.  STEAM Team Nature Explorer for kids 1st grade to 5th grade, Griffith Branch Library, www.lcplin.org

April 27:  Hammond.  Pollinator Gardening, presented by Master Gardener Dolly Foster, Hammond Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

April 27:  Shelby.  Children will make a rain maker, Shelby Branch Library, www.lowellpl.lib.in.us

April 28 & 29:  Bloomfield.  2017 Greene County Flower & Patio Show sponsored by the Greene County Master Gardener Association, Greene County Community Event Center, www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2017/03/2017-F-P-Show.pdf

April 28:  Lowell.  Submit your scholarship application to the Lowell Garden Club by this date. A $1,000 scholarship is offered to a Lowell resident who is either a present high school senior or an active college student who is a declared major of horticulture, landscape plant pathology, or any plant-related study as well as past academic success; applications are available at the Guidance Office at the Lowell High School or online at the Lowell Garden Club Facebook page.

April 29:  Alexandria.  Indiana Garden School V hosted by the Madison County Master Gardener Association, Madison County 4-H Fairgrounds, www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/events/

April 29 - 30:  Chesterton.  Dunes Vintage Camper Rally & Glamping Weekend, Indiana Dunes State Park, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2420.htm

April 29:  Lowell.  National Astronomy Day, Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

April 29:  Valparaiso.  Be Kind to Animals Pet Care Expo, Porter County Expo Center, www.portercountyexpo.com/335/Be-Kind-To-Animals-Pet-Care-Expo

May 1 - June 30:  Valparaiso.  Fairy House Garden Exhibit, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

May 2:  Crown Point.  Backyard Composting From Garbage to Garden, 6:30 p.m., Purdue Extension, 2293 N Main, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 4 - 7:  Chesterton.  Indiana Dunes Birding Festival, Indiana Dunes State Park, www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2420.htm

May 4:  Crown Point.  The Crown Point Garden Club will be making small fresh flower arrangements for Meals on Wheels, Civic Center, 101 S. East St, contact Barbara at 219-663-4663.

May 6: Crown Point. Lake County Master Gardener Plant Sale, 9 am to 2 pm, Lake County Fairgrounds, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 6:  Crown Point.  Lake County Pet Expo, Lake County Fairgrounds, www.southshorecva.com/events

May 6: Evansville. SWIMGA Plant Sale, Vanderburgh 4-H Center, www.swimga.org/

May 6:  Franklin.  Garden Celebration, sponsored by Johnson County Master Gardeners, Scott Hall, Johnson County Fairgrounds, www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/wp-content/uploads/sites/9/2017/03/full-page-flyer-2017.pdf

May 6:  Hammond.  17th Wild Ones Annual Native Plant Sale, Gibson Woods, www.gw-wildones.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 6, 20, June 3, 17:  Valparaiso.  Fairy Gardening Class, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

May 7 - 28:  Hobart.  Sunflower Sundays, each Sunday in May, Deep River County Park, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 8 - October 9:  Lowell.  Farm & Nature Walk, 2nd Monday monthly, Buckley Homestead, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 9:  Hammond.  Pre-Count Meeting for Big May Day Bird Count on 5/13, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 9 - September 26:  Hammond.  Weekly Dragonfly Hunts, Tuesdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 11:  Hammond.  The Wonderful World of Weeds, a Search & Destroy Mission; presented by Master Gardener Darryl Dorton, Hammond Public Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 12 - 13:  Crown Point.  Crown Point Garden Club Plant Sale, 326 S Main St, contact Joy Kolar, kokakolar@sbcglobal.net, 219-662-0056.

May 13:  Connersville.  Fayette County Master Gardeners' Spring Fling, www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/events/fayette-county-master-gardeners-spring-fling/

May 13:  Hammond.  Big May Day Bird Count, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 13 - September 23:  Hammond.  Dragonfly Hunts each 2nd and 4th Saturday monthly, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 13:  Valparaiso.  Behind the Scenes Tour of the Award-Winning Railway Garden, Taltree Arboretum, www.taltree.org

May 20 - 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

May 20:  Dyer.  Plants from the Dyer Garden Club's annual plant sale may be picked up from 10 am to 1 pm at the Dyer Town Hall, call Mary Hoppe at 219-322-0083 for more info.

May 20:  Gary.  Miller Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, Aquatorium, Marquette Park, www.millergardenclub.org

May 20 - November 18:  Hammond.  Monthly Family Nature Walks, 3rd Saturdays, Gibson Woods, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 20 & 21:  Hebron.  31st Annual Voyageur Rendezvous, Grand Kankakee Marsh, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 20:  Highland.  Little Calumet River Fest, www.nwipa.org

May 20:  Lowell.  Jupiter on Display, Conway Observatory at Buckley Homestead, www.casonline.org, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 20:  Michigan City.  Spring Ephemeral Wildflowers hike at Ambler Flatwoods Nature Preserve, www.heinzetrust.org/hike-program.html

May 22:  Lake Station.  Bee Amazing!  Meet a Beekeeper, Bellaboo's, www.lakecountyparks.com

May 22:  Lowell.  Plants, Pots and Perennials Garden Exchange, Lowell Public Library, www.lakecountymastergardeners.com

May 24:  Crown Point.  Come Learn How to Fertilize Your Lawn with Fred Whitford, 6 p.m., sign-ups available at https://tinyurl.com/2017Howtofertilizelawn, Purdue Extension, 2293 N Main.

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 24, 2017