About Garden Celebration XIV: For the Love of Gardening

The 14th annual Johnson County Garden Club and Purdue Master Gardeners event will include more than 40 flower, plant, and garden-art vendors. Guest speakers include: 9:30 a.m. - Bill McNight lives and gardens on a three-acre property on the northeast side of Indianapolis. McKnight, otherwise known as The Mad Botanist, will present Best Fragrant Plants for the Midwest Garden. 10:30 a.m. - John Hefner, representing the Indianapolis Rose Society, will present Roses 101, basic information about creating a rose garden and how to solve horticultural issues in growing roses. 11:30 a.m. (for adults) / 1:00 p.m. (for kids) - Greg Marlett, an Indiana Master Gardener and Naturalist, will discuss micro-gardening techniques using his Mobile Garden Classroom. Seed packets and tree saplings will be given away while supplies last. Garden Café will sell breakfast and lunch items prepared by Ron Kelsay Catering. The show’s entrance fee is $2. Children 12 and under are admitted free.