Topic: gardens

Six places to go big for your garden

Posted on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 in Community, Events, Outdoor, Shopping

Six places to go big for your garden

There’s nothing like the sweet smell of flowers wafting through your yard, or plucking plump tomatoes from the vine in your garden. Garden centers all around Elkhart County are there to help you turn this vision into reality. Linton’s Enchanted Gardens 315 County Road 17, Elkhart. Open daily. Lintons.com If there’s any place that’s a … Continued

Where to treat Mom to a great meal on Mother’s Day

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in Events, Food & Drink

Where to treat Mom to a great meal on Mother’s Day

Moms deserve a great meal on their special day. Don’t feel up to whipping up the feast yourself? Here are some great dine-out options on Sunday, May 12, 2019: (Note: Reservations are usually recommended for holidays. Check with your location on availability.) Amish Acres Treat your  mom to dinner and a show at Amish Acres … Continued

Five ways to a green thumb in Elkhart County

Posted on Monday, April 22nd, 2019 in Community, Events, Outdoor, Shopping

Five ways to a green thumb in Elkhart County

What’s better than enjoying the spring splendor of blooming flowers, lush landscapes and fragrant atmosphere? Using your own green thumb, getting your hands dirty, and creating your own paradise. Here’s how you can get started in Elkhart County:   Linton’s Enchanted Gardens 315 County Road 17, Elkhart. Open daily. Speaking of paradises, Linton’s Enchanted Gardens … Continued

New projects already building excitement for next year

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2016 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee

What’s new for fall, you ask? One thing they have added is a new sprinkler system for the building, this will help keep the landscape. The fall colors may be coming in and trees and other plant life may be preparing for dormancy, but there’s new life and new projects sprouting to life as we … Continued

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Friday, September 23rd, 2016 in Elkhart, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Elkhart County

Japanese garden rising in center of Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Since its founding in 2005 by the Elkhart Rotary Club as a 100-Year Anniversary Celebration Project to Rotary International, Wellfield Botanic Gardens has included in its master plan a central, Japanese garden-inspired space called the “Island Garden.” And thanks to the generosity of Jurate and her late husband, Don Krabill, the Island … Continued

Mouth-watering goodness Saturday at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 in Elkhart, Outdoor, Places to eat

Mouth-watering goodness Saturday at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

By Eric Garton Where else can you start off with bacon-wrapped dates before moving onto pulled pork soul rolls and grilled salmon with golden quinoa and lobster Vin Blanc, followed by chocolate raspberry shortbread bars for dessert and wash it all down with a glass of wine or the finest brews from Iechyd Da and … Continued

Fun & Fabulous Finds on Main Street

Posted on Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 in Must See's & Stops, Places to eat, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Fun & Fabulous Finds on Main Street

Get inspired to re-create a room or two at the Black Crow on Main in Elkhart. It’s packed with cleverly paired new and restyled furniture plus fun and funky accessories. In Goshen, explore Found where you’ll feel like you’re perusing the stalls of artisans in faraway places.  The shop owners travel the globe to pick … Continued

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