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Garden Cleanup

Join us in the Fall Creek Garden on Saturday, April 15th as we beautify our neighborhood. Bring a trash bag, tennis shoes and a willingness to get your hands dirty while we make an effort to improve the Mapleton Fall Creek Neighborhood! Clean up is from 10am until 2pm. Plots are still available and will be for sale April 15th at the garden. Each 8′x4′ plot is $20 for the entire year. Hope to see you out Saturday, April 15 at Fall Creek Gardens.

Let’s Grow Our Community With LaManda Joy From Peterson Garden Project

Fall Creek Gardens is bringing award-winning Master Gardener, author, Peterson Garden Project founder and executive director, LaManda Joy, to Indy on Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7pm – 9pm. This community event features an interactive discussion with LaManda on community gardens and how they enhance cities and the lives it touches through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food. The event […] Continue reading →

Keeping Backyard Chickens

Backyard Chicken Coop Keeping backyard chickens can be a chore. Finding the right chickens, complying with regulations and building or buying the right chicken coop are just the beginning. While keeping chickens is not 100% easy, knowing what to get and what to do will make keeping backyard chickens fun and rewarding. With the right […] Continue reading →

Growing a Kitchen Herb Garden

Growing Cooking Herbs If your next recipe calls for fresh oregano, ditch the trip to the grocery store for the overpriced oregano, grow your own in a herb garden! A herb garden is a great way to grow your ingredients. If you can keep houseplants alive, you can tend to a nice herb garden without […] Continue reading →

Build Better Gardening Soil: Mulching

Properly caring for your garden soil greatly reduces having to repeatedly till the soil. By consistently enriching your soil organically, you maintain open and loose soil structure for your vegetable garden. Keeping the soil covered provides more soil structure—if you can, keep your soil covered. One great way to cover your garden soil is to use mulch. […] Continue reading →

Squash Heaven

At Fall Creek Gardens, we donate most of the food that we grow in our teaching garden.  We know that not everyone has time, space, or energy to grow their own food, and people living in poverty have to make very careful choices about how they spend their food dollars.  Not only that, but food […] Continue reading →

What Have We Been Up To?

Whew! It’s been a busy summer and things here at the Gardens are speeding right along. Here’s a snapshot of our recent activity: 1. Organic gardeners love our classes! In July, attendees were able to learn about: Gardening with Native Plants, taught by Tom Hohman with Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society. Organic Pest Control […] Continue reading →