Boone County   Master Gardeners  Assn.

  Boone County, Indiana

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Next Meeting: -  Monday, Sept. 18, 2017

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Remember to wear your Name Badges for all BCMG Meetings and bring your own reusable coffee/travel mug. (Trying to do our part in reducing the use of Styrofoam).  Hospitality 9:00 a.m. Meetings start promptly at 9:30 a.m.  

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Gardenfest 2017!

“On every stem, on every leaf,…and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of a grub, caterpillar, aphids, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part.” Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Important:   Please contact Lynn Kenyon to assist with the Community Gardens in Lebanon:  765-482-4172

Contact President, Melody Price 317-407-7637 if you want a copy of the most current 2017 listing of active Boone County Master Gardeners.



       Click to link to: 2017** Purdue Master Gardener Events

The following are the 2017 officers:  President: Melody Price;  Vice President: Ann Lynch; Secretary: Lynn Kenyon; Treasurer: Cathy Turner

Guests 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

BCMG Meeting 2017:  January 23, 2017; March 20, May 15, July 17, Sept. 18th, Nov. 20


2017 Gardenfest:  Saturday, April 8, 2017

2017 Garden Overnight Trip:  June 6 – 7, Columbus, Ohio area

Boone County 2017 4-H Fair: July 22 - 28

July 17 Meeting will be at Jean Indrikson’s Home


NOTE:  Welcome the following New Interns from 2016 Fall Master Gardener Class:  Pat Arnold, Pamela Bernard, Judith Busse, Leslie Cragun, Angela Fiege, Marvin Friedman, Becky Furste, Carolyn Gobeyn, Jim Hartsock, Kyle Hartsock, Karen Hogan, Valerie Jasper, Butch Kidd, Julie Niccum, Christopher Otterman, Sandra Sewell-Moxley, Ruth Smith, Lori Beth Voorhis, Chris Waterfall


Attention Master Gardeners:  We need your suggestions and ideas for speakers and educational activities/challenges in order to receive Education credit at our Bi-Monthly Meetings. Please contact Melody Price, Vice President or Ann Lynch to set up an Education schedule.


Boone County Master Gardeners’ By-Laws.

Medicinal Plant 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 or via
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:
317 996 4380

Download Form for your Master Gardener Volunteer Hours 




Check out the daily precipitation for Boone County at:  Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network   


Application Form for Boone County Master Gardener Grant

Contact Us:
Boone County Master Gardener Association
Melody Price -  President;  Ann Lynch -  Vice-President ; Cathy Turner - Treasurer; Lynn Kenyon - Secretary
Lisa Cangany, Holly Catron, Newsletter Editor

Extension Educator, HHS Curt Emanuel, ANR & CED
Purdue Extension, Boone County
1300 E 100 S
Lebanon Indiana 46052
765-482-0750 (Extension Office)

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