Winter Class Series open for Registration!

Organic Gardening for Beginners–Winter Classes Start your 2014 garden with confidence!  Join Fall Creek Gardens and the Indiana Organic Gardeners Association for a four-part class series on the fundamentals of organic gardening.  Learn from local experts, meet other area gardeners, ask questions, share tips, and get ready for spring! Classes are divided into four topics, […] Continue reading →

2013 Formstack Build Indy Awards Results

Congrats to everyone who presented at Formstack’s Build Indy 2013. All the presenters were great! Here is a rundown of Formstack’s Build Indy event on Thursday, May 16 held at The Speak Easy: Historic Indianapolis had a wonderful presentation. Tiffany Benedict Berkson was classy and informative. Historic Indianapolis is a quirky-cool-vintage site, great job Tiffany. […] Continue reading →

Preservation at the Crossroads

Indiana Landmarks will roll out the red carpet for our friends in preservation when the National Preservation Conference comes to Indianapolis, Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2013! Count on inspiring educational and field sessions mixed with entertainment and fun in a walkable, historic downtown packed with hot restaurants and cools shops. Continue reading →

Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable gardening, as usually defined, means the culture of vegetables for table use. Under this head are also included certain plants which botanically are fruits, but are considered horticulturally as vegetables. Among these are watermelons, muskmelons, and tomatoes. Vegetable growing may be grouped under some four or five divisions, about as follows: Kitchen or Home Gardening, […] Continue reading →

Please Bug Me

by Rosie Bishop – Insects and their shy cousins don’t advertise. If they did, we would likely think of “beneficial” and “wasps” as words we cherish together. We would love to see critters scurrying or wiggling in a scoop of soil. We would thank tiny flea-sized creatures for reliable assistance. We would use mulch to […] Continue reading →

Growing Roots, Tending Flowers

by Maggie Goeglein – The only “grandpa” I can remember is Grandpa Wilburt, my mother’s stepfather. Wilburt was a rather crusty old character–the most vivid impression I have of him is the smell of his Old Spice aftershave and the prickly brush of his whiskery cheek on mine when I would give him a hug at […] Continue reading →

Gardening Legacy

by Angela Herrmann – “… they shall not plant and another eat …” Isaiah 65:22 (New Revised Standard Version) How many times have we taken for granted that we can drop by the grocery store to pick up bread, milk, and eggs? Have we considered: Where the food originated: locally or thousands of miles away? How […] Continue reading →