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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

November 18   Scholarship Auction

The annual auction to fund the scholarship takes place. Please donate new or gently used items for the auction.

Vote for next years officers at this meeting.

MG Christmas Tree - Please bring dried plant materials to this meeting for the Committee to use on the Christmas Tree at the Fairgrounds. See a list of suggestions.

The meeting will be at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds. Social time begins at 6:30, the short business meeting begins at 7:00, followed by the auction.

Jon Cain Retiring

Jon Cain retired as the ANR educator for Hendricks County at the end of August. His last Master Gardener meeting was on August 19th. John Orick, the Purdue master gardener coordinator and many of the members took the opportunity to say good bye. Thank you Jon for your 15 years of leadership and may you enjoy many happy retirement years.

John Orick says farewell to Jon Cain

Adventures in Gardening

October 4, 2014

The annual Fall seminar hosted 115 participants from all over Indiana. Attendees heard about native and non-native perennials, soil and water, lessons from Indiana's roadside plant management, and our program at the Plainfield corrections facility. Thanks to everyone who participated, hope to see you next year on October 10.

See more about the speakers.