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Next Meeting: - August
Meeting is scheduled to replace the cancelled July 18 meeting due to the
Don't Forget to wear your Name Badges for all BCMG Meetings and
Events. Hospitality 9:00 a.m.
Meetings start promptly
at 9:30 a.m.
Us" on our new Facebook Page
work of a garden bears visible fruits - in a world where most of our labors
seem suspiciously meaningless". Pam Brown, 1928
President, Ann Lynch 765-482-0750 if you want a copy of the most current 2015
listing of active Boone County Master Gardeners.
link to: 2016** Purdue Master Gardener Events
are the 2016 officers: President: Melody Price; Vice
President: Ann Lynch; Secretary: Jean Indriksons;
Treasurer: Cathy Turner
are always invited to attend the meetings, usually held at the Boone County
Fairgrounds at 9:30 am on the 3rd Monday every other month.
Social/Hospitality begins at 9:00 am
Meeting: January 25, 2016; March 21, May 16, July 18, Sept. 19th,
Gardenfest: April 9, 2016
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Annual MG Trip:
June 7 & 8
Gardener State Conference: June 16-18, West Lafayette, IN
4-H Fair: July 22-28
NOTE: 2016 Fall Master Gardener Class September.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 – Noon September 27 – November 15 at the Boone
County Fairgrounds. Cost of the program: $140. Family members living at the same address
who agree to share materials can register for an additional $60 per person.
Additional information can be found
at this link: Boone
County Purdue Extension Office
Gardeners: We need your suggestions
and ideas for speakers and/or educational activities/challenges
for our ½ hour of education time at the end of our BCMG Meetings. Please
contact Melody Price, Vice President or Ann Lynch to set up an Education
Boone County Master
Garden at the Indiana Medical History Museum in Indianapolis
Beginning in June,
guided tours of the Medicinal Plant Garden at the Indiana Medical History
Museum in Indianapolis will be available.
Free tours open to
the public begin at 11:00 am, every Saturday, June thru September.
Group tours (charge
of $25 per group) can be arranged by emailing the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org or
The garden now
features over 100 species of plants, some of which are the source of modern
wonder drugs and all of which have fascinating stories to tell. Please
contact Master Gardener, Kathleen Hull for more information: email@example.com
Another source for ordering native plants: Musser Forests, Inc.
Doug Tallamy's favorite trees:
Red Oak 2-3 ft. tall seedlings $2.97 each (qty. 10-24) Wild Black Cherry
2-4 ft. $2.03 each can be ordered through Musser Forests. 800-643-8319 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Garden Gate e-notes:
From our garden to
Application Form for Boone
County Master Gardener Grant
Boone County Master Gardener Association
Ann Lynch - President; Melody Price -
Vice-President ; Sharon Grebe - Treasurer;
Jean Indricksons - Secretary
Lisa Cangany, Extension Educator, HHS
Boone County Cooperative Extension
Curt Emanuel, Extension Educator, ANR
Purdue Extension, Boone County
1300 E 100 S
Lebanon Indiana 46052
765-482-0750 (Extension Office)
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