Look what’s happening in Madison County.
Opportunities to enhance your gardening knowledge abound right in your backyard. There is something for everyone, from a gathering at your local library to all day seminars. You can even become a master gardener yourself. Check back often for the latest events.
Events Open to the Public
- March 24 ~ Advanced Master Gardener Training. Attention all Master Gardeners! Get your Education Hours fulfilled sooner than later. Loads of information and a chance to meet with fellow gardeners.
- March 26 ~ Vegetable Gardening. The Elwood Library will host a program on vegetable gardening for kids. We will be starting a variety of veggies that will be transplanted to their raised bed for cultivation throughout the summer.
- April 12 ~ Gardening with the Big Box Stores. Not sure what to do with that cool plant you saw last summer? Join us at the Anderson Library to learn about making the most of what you find.
- April 28 ~ Elsewhere……..Delaware County. Delaware County Master Gardener Association is offering programs for the young garden enthusiast in your life. Earth Warriors for 9-15 year olds will explore invasive species, trees, and planting by the moon and stars. Mini Camp for the 5-9 year olds will look Upcycling. Making garden planters from used items to seed saving. Check out their website for more details.
- May 12 ~ Annual Plant Sale and Bazaar. Looking for a new hosta variety? Seeking an object d’art to add to your garden? Find it all at this fabulous sale. Join us at the Madison County 4-H Fairgrounds in Alexandria, Indiana. Doors open at 8am. Feel free to bring your own wagon, a limited number will be available. See you there!
- June 7 ~ Camp Dig-A-Lot. Is there a child in your life that loves gardening? This is the perfect opportunity to nurture that passion. A full day of gardening fun. Watch here for registration information.
- August 14~ Purdue Master Gardener Intern Class ~ Learn more than you ever thought there was as a Master Gardener Intern. Classes will meet on Tuesday 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. Master Gardener Intern Class
- Indiana Garden School ~ September 8. Join us at the Madison County 4-H Fairgrounds in Alexandria for a learning experience. Classes begin at 9am. The day will end with and ‘make and take’ activity. Vendors will be there so you can shop for something new to enhance your home or garden. This event helps fund the Madison County Master Gardener Association’s scholarship program. Watch for more details on classes and registration.