About 16th Annual PCMGA Gardening Show

Valparaiso, IN. Jan. 25th, 2020 - The 16th Annual Gardening Show sponsored by Purdue University Cooperative Extension and its Porter County Master Gardeners will be held Saturday, Jan. 25th, 2020, at the newly renovated Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso, IN, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST (Chicago time). Our Award-winning event will feature nationally-known gardening experts, including the award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist Jo Ellen Myers Sharp, who will present "Annuals: A Lot of Color For the Coin." Gardening author and presenter Janet Macunovich will present “Best Foot Forward: Ideas for Entrance Gardens” and “Plant it Well, Even When the Roots aren't Right.” And the head of landscape horticulture at Morton arboretum, Todd Jacobson, will present "Intriguing Woody Bones for the Perennial Border." Others will speak and demonstrate on many other gardening topics. This event has one of the largest seed and bulb exchanges in the country, a garden photography contest, children's activity corner, food service, and more than 100 exhibitors of products and services for and about gardens and gardening. This year's theme is “20/20 Vision for Your Garden.”