LCMGA Fall Symposium : Autumn- Nature's Mosaic: Saturday Sept. 16, 2017 at the Avalon in Merrillville. The 5th Annual Symposium will include the following FEATURED SPEAKERS: Keynote Speaker Beth Botts, a well-known garden/nature writer for the Chicago Tribune, senior writer at The Morton Arboretum and freelance writer for magazines including Organic Gardening, Country Gardening and Chicagoland Gardening; Fred Whitford (Clinical Engagement Professor – Purdue Pesticide Programs, West Lafayette); JoEllen Meyers Sharp (The Hoosier Gardener); and Jim Nau (Ball Horticulture Company
Please join us for an inspiring day filled will speakers, vendors, lunch and door prizes!
Butterfly Garden at Tri Town Public Hours : MONARCH FEST at the Butterfly Garden. Sunday Sept 17th, 2017 from 1-4pm. Join us to learn more about the monarch butterfly life cycle and migration, see live caterpillars and butterflies. Learn how to garden for monarchs and hear news from the conservation world from Shirley Hines Land Trust and the Nature Conservancy. There will be kids activities and tours of the newly renovated garden.
HELP LINE: Will Open April 1, 2017
The Lake County Master Gardeners run a help line from April until September, answering horticultural questions, we can be reached at (219) 755-3240.
Please remember this service is seasonal. We utilize volunteers who have completed the Purdue Master Gardener Certification to answer your questions.
2017 Dates: April 1 thru Sept. 25