Saturday Visitor Hours at Elkhart Environmental Center
June 7, June 21, July 12, July 19, July 26, August 23, September 27
1717 East Lusher Avenue Elkhart, IN 46516
Come visit the Elkhart Environmental Center today! The Elkhart Environmental Center features indoor and outdoor activities for all ages. Use the boat launch to fish along the Elkhart River, check out the food education garden, or take a walk along the beautiful trails that are open from dawn to dusk. The air-conditioned cabin is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Come inside to refresh, watch birds at the viewing window, check out environmental displays and explore the children’s activity loft. Visit the Elkhart Environmental Center’s website for more information at www.elkhartindiana.org/eec or call 574-293-5070.
Ericka Popovichphone: (574) 293-5070
Garden to Table Series
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.