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Garden Cleanup

garden vol 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 […]

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BBQ in the Garden!

14492582_10153741627661666_5532835741221423313_n Join Fall Creek Gardens Saturday, September 17, from 3pm to 7pm for a COMMUNITY BBQ!!! We’ll have games, music, tours, demonstrations, and information on how you can get involved. There are a few growing plots available for rent. This is a great time to plant the cool season plants like Collard Greens. Plots are only […]

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

2013.08.26-LaManda Joy copy (1) 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 […]

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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 knowledge, keeping chickens […]

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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 too much trouble. […]

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Build Better Gardening Soil: Mulching

Mulching2015 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. […]

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Squash Heaven

Kay Niedenthal, sharing healthy choices and delicious food with a class. 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 […]

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