Groovin’ in the Gardens 2017

Live music provides the soundtrack to magical evenings at Wellfield Botanic Gardens at our summer concert series presented by Center for Hospice Care. The concert lineup features an eclectic assortment of jazz, contemporary, classic rock, R&B, country, indie-pop, Americana, folk and “blue-eyed soul” performed live by popular artists of our region and beyond. Gates open at 6 p.m., concerts begin at 7; get your space on the event lawn or under the event tent early and stroll the beautiful garden trails while listening to nature’s symphony before enjoying the concerts as the sun sets. Fresh food items may be purchased from Matterhorn Catering or bring your own picnic dinner to enjoy during the concert….


It’s all coming together! But we still need YOU.

It is such an exciting time at the Gardens! If you follow this blog, you know we just received ALL the annual flowers we will be featuring in the Gardens this year. Literally, a semi truck pulled up to our maintenance area to drop them off. That’s a LOT of flowers! Some of these flowers … Continue reading

New Arrivals!!

Today is an exciting day here at Wellfield Botanic Gardens. The last and largest shipment of annuals has arrived! Next week we embark on our summer seasonal change-out involving the replacement of spring plantings like tulips (discussed last week) with summer blooms. This colorful collection of summer beauties are destined for many locations around the … Continue reading

Bring the kids…Lil’ Sprouts and Stories this Tuesday!

Please join us in the Gardens on Tuesday, May 16th – we’ve got a couple great programs guaranteed to entertain your tots! At 10am, we will have our Lil’ Sprouts Preschool Program, celebrating Indiana Arbor Day. Lil’ Sprouts is a hands-on learning program where children ages 3-5 learn about the natural world around them through stories, … Continue reading

“HEAVY METAL” – Not just a clever title!

While I’ve never considered myself to possess much, if any, artistic ability, I can say I’ve always been an appreciator of public art. The way it makes people feel, whether good or bad, evokes an emotional response, or compliments the environment that surrounds any given piece of art. After moving to Elkhart in 2015, I … Continue reading