The Purdue Master Gardener Program is "Helping Others Grow." The program provides gardeners with intensive education in horticultural principles. Participants who successfully complete the program and, thereafter, donate an equal number of volunteer hours in community gardening services are certified as Master Gardeners. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm starting August 14th and ending October 30, 2017. One Saturday workshop is scheduled for Sept. 30th.
Come visit the Education Center for answers to your lawn & garden, food preservation & preparation questions.
The Hamilton County 4-H Fair is scheduled for July 20-24, 2017. Auction is July 25, 2017. Reservations and rental fees are now being taken for commercial display space.
The Clover Chatter is the county 4-H newsletter that is emailed/mailed to every 4-H family. The Chatter gives information about county-level 4-H meetings, workshops, and activities offered to 4-H members, leaders, and parents. For most events, this will be your only source of information.
Studying and learning about wildlife is fun for people of all ages. Wildlife exists all around us, regardless of where you live. The 4-H Wildlife project was developed for youth who enjoy wildlife and want to learn more about Indiana wildlife. The first manual introduces some important general wildlife concepts while the higher levels delve into more detail, including species interactions and wildlife management.
Learn how to identify wildflowers in their natural environment.