FEBRUARY
2016

 

By
B. Rosie Lerner
 
Purdue Extension
Consumer
Horticulturist

 

 

 

 

 

2-18-16


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Spring garden shows cure winter blues


Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned green thumb, you’ll find lots of inspiring ideas at area gardening shows this spring.

No matter what your location, you’ll find at least one show within reach for a one-day excursion. Indianapolis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Fort Wayne are just a sampling of the great garden shows we can eagerly anticipate.

Feb. 25-28:
Fort Wayne Home and Garden Show
Memorial Coliseum
Fort Wayne, Indiana
www.home-gardenshow.com/

March 12-20:
Indiana Flower and Patio Show
Indiana State Fairgrounds
Indianapolis
www.indianaflowerandpatioshow.com

Indiana Flower Show
Indiana Flower and Patio Show

Photo credits: Rosie Lerner

March 12-20:
Chicago Flower and Garden Show
Navy Pier
Chicago
www.chicagoflower.com

March 18-20:
Louisville Home and Garden Show
Expo Center
Louisville, Kentucky
www.louisvillehomeshow.com
 

Cincinnatti Flower Show
Cincinnati Flower Show

April 13-17:
Cincinnati Flower Show
Yeatman’s Cove
Cincinnati, Ohio
www.cincyflowershow.com
 
April 15-16:
Indiana Daffodil Show
Holliday Park Nature Center
Indianapolis
www.indianadaffodilsociety.org

Orchid show
Indiana Orchid Show

April 16-17:
Indiana Orchid Show
Garfield Park Conservatory
Indianapolis, IN
www.centralios.org

May 6-7:
Indiana Gourd Show
Boone County Fairgrounds
Lebanon, Indiana
www.indianagourdsociety.org/stateshow.htm

Purdue master gardeners sponsor many educational events open to the public. Check the listings at https://hort.purdue.edu/mg/events.html for a gardening event near you!

 

Writer: B. Rosie Lerner
Editor: Keith Robinson