Garden Fair Returns to Minnetrista This Weekend!

Garden Fair at Minnetrista is coming! This favorite weekend community event offers practical information for the home gardener, including demonstrations, tours, plant sales and more than thirty-five vendors!

Garden Fair opens Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. with free admission and free parking. The public is invited to enjoy shopping in the Garden Fair Vendors Tent, demonstrations, refreshments, and much more. Shopping continues Sunday, June 5 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., offering gardeners an additional opportunity to purchase their plant selections and unique garden accents. Members of several local garden interest groups will share their knowledge and expertise about specific aspects of gardening.

Saturday presentations include quick and easy tomatoes, urban gardening, how to grow apples, invasive plants in your yard, and annual vs. perennial flowers.

On Sunday, Garden Fair continues with presentations on vegetable gardening and water run-off. Take the Weathering the Storm Tour and learn how to create your own rain garden.

Garden Fair has something for everyone, from beginners to master gardeners. Also, don’t forget Farmers Market at Minnetrista will also take place with extended hours, Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.! For more details about Garden Fair events, visit Minnetrista’s Web site at

Located along historic White River, Minnetrista includes 40 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds, a modern museum facility, an historic home, Nature Area, numerous sculptures, and a portion of the Cardinal Greenway. Minnetrista serves East Central Indiana with dynamic community activities and exhibits that honor and reflect its natural and cultural heritage. For more information about Minnetrista, visit