Thursday, November 30, 2017

Indiana Small Farm Conference - A Success Story

Registration for the 2018 Indiana Small Farm Conference opens Dec. 1! Join us on March 1-3 to learn new techniques, see what works, and network with other small and diversifies farmers.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Join Hamilton County Master Gardener’s Association members for a fun day of creating your own holiday arrangements!

Bring your imagination, favorite baskets, containers, special bases, and finishing touches.
Enjoy inspiring demonstrations by floral professionals, delicious holiday food and beverages, crafting assistance and unlimited holiday cheer!

Registration includes premium greens, various specialty accent pieces, such as holly & magnolia, plus plenty of pine, fir, and assorted branches.  Bring seed pods, pine cones, rose hips, bittersweet, and other natural collectables to use and share beside other member-gathered items, dried hydrangeas, curly willow, etc. in the sharing area.  A spray painting station will be available with holiday colors and glitter sprays.   Some decorative picks, ribbons, other accent items, oasis, and forms will be available for sale.

Registration is now CLOSED!!!

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Sustainable Living Seminar - Climate Change in Indiana - September 27th

Experts from around the state, led by the Purdue Climate Change Research Center, have come together to synthesize the best available science on climate change impacts into a series of reports that discuss how a changing climate will affect state and local interests.

Key topics include public health, water resources, agriculture, infrastructure and more. A guest speaker from the Purdue Climate Change Research Center will highlight their key findings and what climate change means for Indiana. Come find out the top challenges facing Hoosiers and what, if any, opportunities might arise in these changing times.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

CARMEL, IN 46032

To learn more, please visit the Carmel Green Initiative website.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Creating Nature in the Burbs

Join Purdue Extension and Hamilton County Master Gardener for a seminar looking at mixing natives with your Iris; supporting and understanding pollinators; smart and healthy garden maintenance techniques, and proper heirloom seed saving and exchange.

To register, download the registration form here and mail a check to HCMGA, 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, IN 46060.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Orders Being Taken for Annual Native Tree Sale

The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District is holding its annual fall native tree sale. This is a great opportunity to obtain hearty yet inexpensive native trees and shrubs that beautify neighborhoods, provide habitat for wildlife, produce energy saving shade, and enhance communities. This year 35 varieties of native trees and shrubs are available.

All offerings are $26.00 each and will arrive in 3 gallon containers and be approximately 3-5 feet tall at delivery. Pre-orders are required and are due September 28th. Trees can be picked up Friday October 6th from 12-6:00pm at the Hamilton County 4-H Fairgrounds Llama Barn. Order forms and online ordering are available at