SWIMGA Plant Sale
May 1st-3rd, 2015, Vanderburgh Co. 4-H Center. Click here for more information.
Fayette County Master Gardener Spring Fling
May 9th, 2015 from 9am-2pm in Connersville, IN. This is a great educational opportunity and they have several speakers lined up in the morning. Be sure to check out the flyer 2015 Spring Fling Flyer! Contact Purdue Extension, Fayette County (765) 825-8502 for more information.
Purdue Master Gardener State Conference
June 4-6, 2015
USI, Evansville IN
(Click here for more information.)
Tour de Fleur
June 20 & 21, 2015
Click here for more information ~ you don’t want to miss this fun activity!
At the SWIMGA Board meeting of September 2, 2014, the following change was approved for the bylaws under Section 5.2, Election of Officers: the following sentence will be added: Officers will take office on January 1st of the year following the September election, and will serve until Dec. 31st of that year, beginning with the officers elected in 2015.
This will be voted on by SWIMGA members at the September 9 general meeting. This notice fulfills the requirement that all bylaws changes must be sent to the membership 7 days before the meeting.
International Master Gardener Conference
September 22-25, 2015; Mid-America Center Council Bluffs, Iowa. Click here for more information.
Attached are the Code Explanations; Volunteer Hours and 2015 Membership Blank Forms. Please complete and send to the Vanderburgh County Extension Office or as otherwise instructed.
Reimbursement Form (doc)
Deposit Form (pdf)
Deposit Form (doc)
Our monthly meetings begin with Meet and Greet at 6:30 PM with the General Meeting beginning at 7 PM. Scheduled speakers/agenda for remaining monthly Master Gardener meetings for 2015:
April 14, 2015 – Brad Coole, Land Stewart, RHCC “Golf Course Management
2015: Preserving Our Environment”
May 12, 2015 – Joe Duncan, Henderson Detention Center
“Worm Propagation and Used Food Composting for
June 9, 2015 – Speaker to be announced.
“Wild Orchids/Indiana Native Plants”
July 14, 2015 – Peter Frederick, Immediate Past President, SWIMGA
“Growing Grapes and the Art of Making Wine”
August 11, 2015 – Chris Hartley, Entomologist & Science Education
Coordinator, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, St. Louis, MO
“Growing a Butterfly Garden”
September 8, 2015 – Shawn Dickerson, Evansville Arborist
“Backyard Orchards & Specialty Pruning such as Espalier
October 13, 2015 – Kay Yatskievych, Missouri Botanist (pending)
“Midwest Wildflower Identification and New PDF System”
November 10, 2015- Paul Bousman, Botanical Curator of Mesker Park Zoo &
“Deer Resistant Plants”
December 8, 2015 – HOLIDAY PARTY