Gardens and Gardening

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Hilltop Garden & Nature Center

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Website http://www.indiana.edu/~hilltop/
Contact Lea Woodard (Coordinator)
Phone 855-8808
Email hilltop [at] indiana [dot] edu
Description

The mission of Hilltop Garden and Nature Center is to provide a central place for research and education in gardening and nature. Our purpose is simple: to show how gardening deepens our awareness of all of nature around us. This, in turn, improves the health and wellbeing of each one of us, as well as our community as a whole.

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Garden Club of Indiana, Inc.

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Website http://www.gardenclubofindiana.org/
Contact Sarah Nahmias (State President)
Phone 812-663-2825
Address 6024 Elm Dr.
Marion, IN 46953
Description

Garden clubs are made up of members who have a passion for growing things. Its members respect plant life, animals, nature, and the environment. They feel the need to give back to their community. Each garden club is individual, and may emphasize growing, landscaping, wildlife habitats, flower arranging, or other specific interests. Members come from all ages, backgrounds, experiences. Don't find what you like in your area or age range or time? Start a new club! Contact the membership chairperson for details.

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Indiana Gourd Society

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Website http://www.indianagourdsociety.org/
Contact Karen Neimeyer (President)
Email president [at] indianagourdsociety [dot] org
Description From the website: The Indiana Gourd Society through individual and organizational activities, promotes educational efforts which advance an appreciation for the gourd's role and significance in past and present cultures and for gourd cultivation, crafting and artistry.
Additional Contact Pat Moore (Membership Secretary)
Email membership [at] indianagourdsociety [dot] org
Additional Contact Emily Wallace (1st Vice-president)
Email emmewal [at] aol [dot] com
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Limestone Daylily and Hosta Society

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Website http://www.daylilies.org/AHSreg2.html
Contact Carol Reynolds
Phone 876-8704
Email nreynol [at] indiana [dot] edu
Hours 6:30pm., 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Hilltop Garden and Nature Center (except January and August)
Description The Limestone Daylily and Hosta Society is a Region 2 club of the The American Hemerocallis Society (AHS). The AHS is a forum for persons interested in the advancement of the daylily. It is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes, and especially to promote, encourage, and foster the development and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis and public interest therein. This club is also associated with the American Hosta Society. The club works with Hilltop Garden Center and has been involved in local community gardening projects.
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