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Rain Garden

The Hendricks County Soil and Conservation District funded a demonstration rain garden which the Master Gardeners have planted. The Rain Garden shows how to capture and use run-off rainwater using native plants. Stop by the Fairgrounds to see it.

Rain Garden

Next Meetings

August 19   Tree Identification Workshop

Carrie Tauscher from Indiana Department of Natural Resources will conduct the seminar. Bring any tree identification book or field guide you may have. Carrie will go over the common basics to help us better utilize these books. Bring samples for identification if you like--time permitting, Carrie will help identify trees from leaves, branches or photos.

The August meeting will be at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds. Social time begins at 6:30, the workshop begins at 8.

Adventures in Gardening

October 4, 2014

The fall seminar will be held on Saturday, October 4th at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds and Conference Center. The seminar will begin at 8:30 A. M. and finish at 4:00 P.M. Author and gardening expert Stephanie Cohen (AKA "The Perennial Diva") will be the featured speaker. Attendees will also learn about water conservation, native plants and invasive species. See more about the speakers. Download a registration form.

At the Farmers Markets

Master Gardeners will have information booths at many of the Farmers Markets in Hendricks County this summer. We will provide gardening information and answer your gardening questions.


On the third Saturday of each month (morning)


On the third Thursday of each month (4-7 pm)


On the third Wednesday of each month (4-7 pm)


On the second Tuesday of each month (4-7 pm)

Teaching-Learning Garden

Ellis Park in Danville will host a Teaching-Learning Garden. Master Gardeners will conduct demonstration sessions at the Garden. The first session was on July 9th-and focused on Planning and Site Preparation.