News & Events
SWIMGA Plant Sale
Southwest Indiana Master Gardener Association Plant Sale
The SWIMGA annual plant sale will occur on May 1, 2021 from 8 am - 3 pm at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center Auditorium. Perennial & annual plants, native plants, succulents, vegetables & herbs, water plants and more will be on sale. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions you may have about plants for your gardens. Additional details can be found at www.swimga.org.
Global Big Day is Approaching
Global Big Day 2021
Participate in this years Global Big Day, 8 May, 2021. You can bird a little or a lot--all your observations matter. You can spend just a few minutes to count birds in your backyard and submit your results to eBird. Or you can submit checklists throughout the day after visiting your favorite birding hotspots.
Last year more than 50,000 people from 175 countries submitted 120,000 checklists. Lets see what 2021 brings. To find out how to participate and follow the daily totals this year, click here.
New Native Plant Nursery in Evansville:
Goldfinch Native Plant Nursery
Goldfinch Native Plant Nursery is a locally owned and operated nursery in Evansville located at 5320 Mesker Park Drive. The mission of this new business is to be a resource for locally grown plants native to our area. The plants in their inventory have been specially selected for their ability to be incorporated in both landscaped and naturalized settings.
Plant sales at the nursery are scheduled regularly throughout the summer and fall. Current summer sales are scheduled for June 2021. Check back later for details. Visit their facebook page at Goldfinch Native Plant Nursery or email them at to learn more.