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Upcoming Events for Indiana

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April 6 Indianapolis
Herb Society Spring Kids Workshop
Garfield Park

At our Spring Kids Workshop, they will learn how to grow an herb garden in a container. There will be recipes that you and your parents can try, handouts and a take-home starter kit. Parents are welcome to stay and enjoy the fun. There will be munchies. 10 to 11:30 a.m. Reservations recommended. Limited seating. Ages 6 to 13. $5 per child. Visit or call 317-327-7183. 

April 6, Lebanon
Boone County Gardenfest
Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds

The Boone County Master Gardeners host the 33rd annual yard and garden show. Over 20 garden-related vendors will sell unique garden art, gifts, flowers, herbs, succulents and other garden items. Gardenfest highlights include a used tool and garden item sale, free soil testing, door prizes throughout the day and expert speakers. Lunch and homemade desserts will also be available. Free native tree seedlings will be given away while supplies last. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Visit or call 765-481-0159. 

April 9, Zionsville
Spring Rose Care
Sullivan Munce Cultural Center

The Indianapolis Rose Society presents how to care for your roses in the spring, which includes planting and soil amendments. Roses, pre-ordered in March will be available for pickup at this meeting. If you procrastinated and missed the pre-order, there should be some roses for sale, first-come/first-serve. Discounts apply to members, but all can attend and purchase. Opens for socialization and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. Guest welcome. Visit or call Teresa at 317-514-8999.

April 13, Danville
Gardening for All Ages
Hendricks County 4H Fairgrounds

The Hendricks County Master Gardeners host their annual Gardening for All Ages, garden and flower show. We will have free seeds and free trees while supplies last, approximately 50 garden-related vendors, educational presentations and a children's activity booth.  A food truck is available for snacks. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit or call 317-839-6361.

April 13 Noblesville
Herb of the Year Annual Symposium
Hamilton County Fairgrounds

The Herb Society of America highlights an herb each year. The herb of the year 2019 is Agastache foeniculum/ Anise Hyssop. The Herb Society of Central Indiana plans a day of learning, shopping, and dining to celebrate. We invite speakers from around the Midwest as well as local experts to share their knowledge and experiences with us. There are always lots of handouts with instructions, recipes, resources, and inspiration. Lunch is provided by the Juniper Spoon and is included in your registration fee (vegetarian options are available). Local vendors, including plant growers, have booths for you to browse. And, we will have a silent auction.  Register online at or call 317-590-0252.

April 26-27 Avon
Annual Native Plant Sale
Avon Outdoor Learning Center

For sale: native wildflowers, grasses and more! Hendricks County Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions and help with selections! All proceeds benefit programming at the Outdoor Learning Center, located behind or south of Maple Elementary School. Friday 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit, or or call 317-839-6361.

April 27, Flora
22nd annual Carroll County Garden Fair
Merchants Building at Carroll County Fairgrounds

10a.m.-3p.m. Vendors will be selling a wide variety of plants, hanging baskets, garden art, and other garden-related items. Door prizes, food and drink available. This event is FREE.

April 27 Zionsville
Indiana Organic Gardeners Association Meeting
Zionsville Library
There will be a pitch-in lunch at 11, followed by a Q&A session, and a short business meeting. The Plant and Garden Auction will follow at 1:10 p.m. The meeting is free and open to all. Contact Margaret at 317-698-0526, email margaret.smith803@ or visit our website

May 4, Franklin
Hummingbirds: Jewels of the Garden
Learn how to grow plants that attract hummingbirds during the annual Garden Celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, Franklin, IN. The 15th annual Johnson County Garden Club public event will include more than 50 flower, plant and garden art vendors along with guest speakers Sharon Sorenson, Carol Michel, and staff from Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitators. For more information, contact Gary Kiesel at 317-346-7316. 

June 29, Linton
Garden Walk  

Presented by Green County Master Gardeners. The theme is Gardens to Remember with eight homes showcasing their gardens.  
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for Adults; Children under 12 free.  Advance tickets available in June from Purdue Extension Office, 4H fairgrounds in Bloomfield.  Tickets available on day of event from Carnegie Heritage and Art Center 110 E Vincennes, Linton. Tours will be rain or shine.



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