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HORTICULTURE TIPS by Josh Steffen: Warming Up, Bad or Good?

Warming Up, Bad or Good? I think the most common question that I am asked in February, when the inevitable slight warm stretch arrives, is “Are you worried about any damage to the plants at Wellfield?” Each year is different. The most important thing to remember is that, if you have selected plants appropriate for … Continue reading

Complimentary Membership Orientation and Update Sessions

Are you getting the most out your Wellfield Botanic Gardens Membership? Do you know there are a DOZEN reciprocal gardens within 2-hours’ drive of Elkhart? And that your membership will also get you discounts and promotions at local businesses? Are you curious about what’s NEW at Wellfield – – the construction projects, the programming – … Continue reading

February eNewsletter

If you are not currently a subscriber and wish to receive the Wellfield Monthly eNewsletter – packed with information on classes and upcoming events – please complete the form below: Continue reading

Garden Boot Camp Class

Starting February 7th we will be holding an 8 week class covering the following topics:  Garden Planning Soils and Soil Building Companion Planting Integrated Pest Management Vegetables Composting Basics How to Maintain Your Garden Fruit in the Garden Classes will be held Tuesdays at 6 pm on February 7, 14, 21, 28 and March 7, 14, … Continue reading

Congratulations to our Photo Contest Winners!…

Congratulations to Suzanne Brummel and TB Hebert, the winners of the first “WELLFIELD’S WINTER WONDERLAND PHOTO CONTEST” held in December.  Judging was weighted: 50% ‘popular vote’ from Facebook likes and 50% staff selection. TB and Suzanne will both receive one year Family Membership extensions to their existing Wellfield Memberships (or may choose to make their prize a … Continue reading

Youth and Family Programs

Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Program Third Tuesday Each Month, 10 – 11 am November – March at the Main Elkhart Public Library  (300 S. 2nd St. Elkhart) April – October at Wellfield  Children ages 3-5 learn about the natural world around them through stories, music, games and activities. Learning is based on the Indiana Early Learning Foundations … Continue reading

Annual Partnership Program

Your business or organization can demonstrate its commitment to furthering the vision and mission of Wellfield Botanic Gardens by by participating in the Wellfield Botanic Gardens’ Annual Partnership program. Partnering with Wellfield not only offers a great deal of visibility in the community, but strengthens the community, itself. For more information about annual partnership opportunities, please contact … Continue reading