Boone County   Master Gardeners  Assn.

  Boone County, Indiana

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Next Meeting: -  September 19, 2016 

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

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

Contact President, Ann Lynch 765-482-0750 if you want a copy of the most current 2015 listing of active Boone County Master Gardeners.



       Click to link to: 2016** Purdue Master Gardener Events

The following are the 2016 officers:  President: Melody Price;  Vice President: Ann Lynch; Secretary: Jean Indriksons; 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:  January 25, 2016; March 21, May 16, July 18, Sept. 19th, Nov. 14

Gardenfest: April 9, 2016

2017 Gardenfest:  Saturday, April 8, 2017

Annual MG Trip:  June 7 & 8

Purdue Master Gardener State Conference:  June 16-18, West Lafayette, IN

Boone County 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


Attention Master 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 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 

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:

Garden Gate e-notes:
From our garden to your desktop

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; 

Jean Indricksons - 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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