Gardening Program at National Lakeshore

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Date: June 16, 2015
Contact: Julie Larsen, 219-395-1821

Looking for some easy and sustainable gardening techniques this summer? Join park volunteer George Mika and learn some ingenious self-watering container gardening techniques. This free program is offered during the Douglas Center Open House between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 20 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Free supplies and a tomato plant will be furnished so you can construct your very own take home waterless garden. Pre-register at 219-395-1821 or, while supplies last, walk-ins are welcome.
The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 407 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore includes 15 miles of the southern shoreline of Lake Michigan and 15,000 acres of beach, woods, marshes, and prairie in the northwest corner of Indiana. More than 2 million visitors come to this national park each year.

Last updated: June 16, 2015

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