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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

Upcoming Events & Classes at your fingertips!

As many of you have noticed, we have launched a new website platform and with that comes a Google calendar! You now have direct access to our Google Calendar to keep up with all of our FABulous events, programs and classes! Now we need YOU to let us know how it is going! There are so … Continue reading

Plein Air

Plein Air painting is coming to Wellfield! Plein air painting, is a phrase borrowed from the French equivalent meaning “open (in full) air“. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at painting? This class will teach you the basics of painting in a fun and comfortable environment. Course Outline  Week one:   Foundation techniques … Continue reading

Saturday Bird Walks 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn more about birds in your area? Wellfield offers a Saturday Bird Walk once a month. In February we will participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This annual event helps track birds for research. But did you know, weekly bird counts in your own backyard are just as, if … Continue reading