Boone County   Master Gardeners  Assn.

  Boone County, Indiana

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Next Meeting: -  November 10, 2014 Pitch-In Lunch for MG Interns

Reminder:  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.  

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"The work of a garden bears visible fruits - in a world where most of our labors seem suspiciously meaningless".  Pam Brown, 1928

Nancy Sargent Memorial Fund:  Contact Mary Milberger

                                                                     2014 Events

The following are the new officers for 2014: President: Ann Lynch  Vice President: Melody Price; Secretary: Martha Catt; Treasurer: Sharon Greber

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:  January 13, 2014

BCMG Meeting:  March 17, 2014

BCMG Gardenfest 2014:   April 5, 2014

BCMG Meeting:  May 19, 2014

BCMG 20th Annual Adventure  June 4-5, 2014

2015  Purdue MG State Conference, June 4-6 in Evansville!!

Boone County 4-H Fair July 18 - 24

BCMG  Meeting: July 14, 2014  (Meeting was moved up 1 week because of 4-H Fair

BCMG  Meeting: Sept. 15, 2014 Jones Greenhouse

BCMG Meeting:  Nov. 10, 2014  Meeting 11:00 a.m. Lunch 12:00

 New Master Gardeners' 2014 Fall Class Scheduled 

Topiary Educational Program, Fishers, Indiana, June 7 and 8

2014 Purdue Master Gardener State Conference, June 12-14

International Conference for Master Gardeners will be held in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Sept. 22-25, 2015

2014 Adventures in Gardening to Feature Stephanie Cohen, the "Perennial Diva"

Boone County Master Gardener Intern training Sept. 15 - Nov. 12, 2014

Indianapolis Museum of Art Garden Guide Training - Training sessions for Garden Guides begin on March 29, 2014. For more infor, please contact IMA Volunteer Services at 317 923-1331, Ext. 263, or

Purdue 2014 Master Gardener Search for Excellence Award

Wabash Valley Master Gardeners Association Seminar

Purdue Horticulture Student Designers are looking for opportunities for Service Learning for the Spring 2014 Semester beginning January 1.  E-mail: Michael N. Dana, Professor, Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Purdue University

Fifty Trees of the Midwest is now available in the App Store for $3.99. It works on iPhone, iPad and iPod.

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is becoming a pest in the mid-west. Check out this article by Jo Ellen Sharp at :

Download Form for your Master Gardener Volunteer Hours 

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:
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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
Ann Lynch -  President; Melody Price -  Vice-President ; Sharon Greber - Treasurer; Martha Catt - Secretary
Lisa Cangany, Extension Educator, HHS
Boone County Cooperative Extension Service 
Curt Emanuel, Extension Educator, ANR & CED
Purdue Extension, Boone County
1300 E 100 S
Lebanon Indiana 46052
765-482-0750 (Extension Office)

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