Waterless Gardening Program at National Lakeshore

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Date: May 17, 2016

Join volunteer gardener George Mika and build your own 'waterless" garden on Saturday May 28 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center.  George will be available at the center between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm to help you build you own garden using mostly recycled supplies and two, five-gallon buckets. Limited supplies are provided free, but you may want to pre-register at 219- 395-1821 to ensure there are enough supplies for your project. A tomato plant is also furnished free to start your garden.

In addition to this project, enjoy fun, family-friendly activities and exhibits at Douglas Center every Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, during the summer. Then, take the kids outside to the center's Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is encouraged. You can also help feed the center's resident turtles and fish. On Sundays at 1:30 pm, join a ranger for a guided hike of the beautiful Miller Woods.  

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 www.nps.gov/indu.


Last updated: May 17, 2016

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