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Mother's Day at the Garden

Date(s): 5/11/2014

May 11, 2014 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Wellfield Botanic Gardens will celebrate Mother’s Day with a garden gathering for the whole family, featuring activities and storytime for kids, lawn games, tours of the gardens, and a plant sale – all surrounded by the most spectacular Spring landscape Northern Indiana has to offer.
$5.00 admission for non-members. Members and all children ages 12 & under admitted free.
(574) 266-2006 & info@wellfieldgardens.org

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Garden to Table Series

Date(s): 5/3/2014, 6/7/2014, 7/5/2014, 8/2/2014

Saturday May 3rd, June 7th and August 2nd at 11:00am.

Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart, IN
Are you interested in starting a vegetable garden but aren’t sure where to begin? You can learn gardening at the Garden to Table Series at Wellfield Botanic Gardens. In this three part series, participants will learn how to plan and prepare their own vegetable garden using organic techniques and the importance of seasonal food preparation. The first session “Preparing Your Garden” is on Saturday May 3rd at 11:00. WBG Horticulture Manager Josh Steffen will lead participants in planning their own vegetable garden using square foot gardening. Josh will also discuss garden starting essentials such as seed starting and soil preparation. The second session “Caring for Your Garden” is on Saturday June 7th and the third session “Harvesting Your Garden” is on August 2nd. Participants should meet under the education tent. Space is limited and registration is required. The session is $10/members and $15/non-members. Sign up for all three sessions for $22/members and $35/members. To register or for more information call 574-266-2006. Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located at 1011 N. Main Street in Elkhart.
Angela Bell
info@wellfieldgardens.org
574-266-2006

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Stories in the Garden

Date(s): 5/20/2014, 6/17/2014, 7/15/2014, 8/19/2014, 9/16/2014, 10/21/2014

Tuesday, May 20, June 24, July 15, August 19, September 16, October 21 at 6:00pm

Wellfield Botanic Gardens Elkhart, IN
Join the staff from the Elkhart Public Library as they bring stories to life! Wellfield Botanic Gardens presents Stories in the Garden every third Tuesday of the month from May to October at 6:00pm. Stories in the Garden will begin on May 20th and continue on June 24th (the 4th Tuesday in June), July 15th, August 19th, September 16th and October 21st. Bring the family out to spend a lovely summer evening in the Gardens, enjoying story time and the beautiful surroundings. Gather in the English Cottage Garden (in case of rain we will meet in the tented area). Bring a cozy blanket to sit on. No registration necessary for this free program, open to all ages. Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located at 1011 N. Main Street in Elkhart. For more information call 574-266-2006.
Angela Bell
574-266-2006
info@wellfieldgardens.org

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Brown Bag Chat - "Greening Your Garden"

Date(s): 4/22/2014

Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 12:00pm-1:00pm

Wellfield Botanic Gardens Elkhart, IN
Spend your lunch hour relaxing at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens for a Brown Bag Chat. Master Gardener Emma Wynn will be leading a discussion on “Greening Your Garden” on Tuesday April 22nd at noon. Get some tips on how to garden successfully while becoming a better steward of our environment. Emma will touch on the importance of good soil, soil management, gardening to reduce water, and plant health. This is a great way to take a little time to celebrate Earth Day. If you have time, stay to tour the Gardens with horticulturist Josh Steffen who will share some of the sustainable gardening methods we employ at WBG. Bring your lunch. Meet under the event tent. This program is free. Call Wellfield Botanic Gardens for more information 574-266-2006.
Angela Bell
574-266-2006
info@wellfieldgardens.org

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