May 7, 2022 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


250 Fairground St. Franklin, IN


Enhance your garden with tips from professionals regarding roses, day-lilies, trees, and much more. Johnson County Garden Club’s Garden Celebration will be held Saturday, May 7, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free parking is provided at Johnson County Fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St, Franklin, IN 46131. Located on the east side of the fairgrounds, Scott and Herring Halls will feature 40+ garden-related vendors and these educational seminars: • 10:30 a.m. – Bret Clement, Founder of Clement Daylily Gardens, Expert in Daylily Hybridization. Growing and Breeding Daylilies • 11:30 a.m. – Bob Bruner, Purdue Extension Educator (Clay/Owen Counties), Wild about Roses • 12:30 p.m. – Brooke Alford, Urban Agriculture Educator, Marion County Purdue Extension. Embracing Indiana’s Native Plants • 1:30 p.m. - Sara High, Forestry Education Specialist, Woods on Wheels, DNR-IN: Interactive mobile exhibit; seminar – Shrubs and Trees in the Garden 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Andrea Quigley, Education Director, Providence Wildlife Rehabilitation, Northwest Indianapolis; at booth - Urban Raptors in Central Indiana Note: Seminar attendance qualifies for Purdue Master Gardener education hours. This year’s event is enhanced with a festive courtyard and live music. The Garden Café featuring selections from Geri Girl Bakery (Edinburgh) will provide breakfast and lunch for purchase. Free giveaways include seed packets and tree seedlings while supplies last. General admission is $2 at the door. Visit the Johnson County Garden Club Facebook page for updates. For information email In coordination with Purdue University’s Johnson County Extension Office, the event is sponsored by the Johnson County Garden Club.

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