Upcoming Events

Look what’s happening in Madison County.

Opportunities to enhance your gardening knowledge abound in your backyard. There is something for everyone, from a gathering at your local library to all day seminars. Some of the topics are discussed on multiple dates, so check the full schedule if you cannot attend a class. You can even become a master gardener yourself. Be sure to subscribe  so you don’t miss anything. Enter your email in the ‘Follow this blog’ box to the right and we will send you a note when we update the site.

Events Open to the Public

                          • April 27 ~  ArborfestCelebrate trees! The City of Anderson is hosting Arbor Fest at Shadyside Park. The fun begins at 11 and continues until 3. MCMGA will be there to answer your gardening questions, talk about upcoming events and demonstrate some gardening techniques.
                          • May 11 ~  Annual Plant Sale.  You know you need more plants. It’s time to get them. Come find that perfect hosta or a pot of day lilies to fill in that corner of the yard you hate to trim. This year we will offer a selection of annual containers and houseplants for your Mothers’ Day gift needs.  Don’t miss the vendors that will offer bee friendly housing and garden decor. The Madison County Soil and Water Conservation District will be on hand to share their programs from soil testing to rain barrels.
                          • June 22 ~  Garden Tour. It’s back by popular demand. This year we are focusing on gardens in northern Madison County and will include the Historic Gruenewald House. We are working on E-ticketing so you can get your pass right here on the website.
                          • August 15~ Purdue Master Gardener Intern Class. Learn more than you ever thought there was to know as a Master Gardener Intern. Classes will meet on Thursday evenings from 6:00-9:00. Amaze your friends and family with your knowledge about everything from perennials to turf. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity.
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                          • ~ Opportunities to Volunteer and Learn ~

                            The following events are great opportunities for the Madison County Master Gardeners to volunteer their time and talents, or to take classes and attend conferences to further their education.  These events will occur before you know it, so sign up, mark your calendars, and plan to attend!

                            Events For Master Gardeners Only

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