Dirty hands. Sunny Hearts. The Southwestern Indiana Master Gardener Association (SWIMGA) is an organization of Master Gardeners in Vanderburgh, Posey, Warrick, and Gibson Counties. We are a non-profit corporation that promotes and coordinates Master Gardener programs and projects, and offers continuing education to our members.

Our Master Gardeners are always ready to offer assistance and advice to friends and neighbors concerning their gardens. Every Master Gardener keeps learning while enjoying fellowship with other gardeners at our events and meetings.

Do you share our passion for gardening? Learn more about SWIMGA and our Master Gardener training program. Read More »

Latest News

    2017 Project of the Year Award and 2018 InternsPosted January 16, 2018

    The January 2018 general meeting was dedicated to recognizing those who deserve special credit for their efforts in 2017. Read More »

    THE PROPAGATION WORKSHOP SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 13 HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED!Posted October 23, 2017

    A Propagation and Seed-Starting Seminar for Master Gardeners and MG Interns will be held at Bethel United Church of Christ (3029 N. Green River Rd.) on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. SWIMGA sells thousands of plants at our annual plant sale (the first Saturday in May). The more of these… Read More »

    Mushroom HuntingPosted March 16, 2016

    Larry Caplan says: When he was in college, his mycology (fungi) professor had this saying: “There are OLD mushroom hunters, And there are BOLD mushroom hunters, But there are no OLD, BOLD mushroom hunters!” It was his little way of warning them to be absolutely, positively certain of our identification before putting anything in our… Read More »