Topic: quilts

Why the 2019 Quilt Gardens are awesome

Posted on Monday, May 13th, 2019 in Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

Why the 2019 Quilt Gardens are awesome

May 30 – September 15, 2019 There’s only one place in the world – Elkhart County – where you can see more than 1 million flowering blooms arranged in 17 exquisitely designed gardens. You’ve got until Sept. 15 to see each of the 17 Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County. The best thing is that it’s … Continued

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quilt Gardens

Posted on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 in Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County, Trip Ideas

7 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quilt Gardens

May 30 – September 15, 2019 Quilt Gardens …along the Heritage Trail. 17 gigantic gardens, and 21 hand-painted super-sized murals.   One of our favorite things about summer is the beautiful Quilt Gardens blooming in every corner of Elkhart County. After 12 years, we know a thing or two about this beloved summertime experience. Like … Continued

After 10 years, Quilt Gardens embedded in fabric of Elkhart County

Posted on Thursday, June 8th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Quilt Gardens, Things to do in Elkhart County

After 10 years, Quilt Gardens embedded in fabric of Elkhart County

  By Marshall V. King Ten years of Quilt Gardens in Elkhart County has resulted in a lot of blooms, a lot of visitors and a lot of stories. Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross, Elkhart County Extension Director and an Extension educator, can tell you about the time she saw a group of Harley-Davidson riders roar up … Continued

Quilt Gardens celebrates 10th anniversary with 19 breathtaking designs, 2 new gardens, 1 new mural

Posted on Monday, April 24th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Must See's & Stops, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Quilt Gardens, Quilts, Things to do in Elkhart County

Quilt Gardens celebrates 10th anniversary with 19 breathtaking designs, 2 new gardens, 1 new mural

  By Terry T. Mark The 10th anniversary of the popular Quilt Gardens will feature two new sites, a new Quilt Mural and one of the largest-ever exhibitions of Seward Johnson bronze sculptures outside of the artist’s personal retrospective. Planting of the 19 Quilt Gardens in late May has become an annual rite of spring, … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife – Food

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 in Amish, Amish Recipes, Quilts

Amish Life from an Amish Wife – Food

Elaine Jones shares a few words on . . . Food Elaine is an Amish wife, mother and business owner. She and her son Seth host traditional Amish meals in their rural Topeka home. Often these gatherings are paired with cooking or quilting demonstrations. Elaine shares a bit of her everyday life here… This past … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife – Quilting

Posted on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 in Amish, Quilts

Amish Life from an Amish Wife – Quilting

Elaine Jones shares a few words on . . . Quilting Elaine is an Amish wife, mother and business owner. She and her son Seth host traditional Amish meals in their rural Topeka home. Often these gatherings are paired with cooking or quilting demonstrations. Elaine shares a bit of her everyday life here… These last … Continued

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 in Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Gardens, Trip Ideas

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Ten Under $10 Otters and egrets and bears, oh my!  Not to worry, the “wildlife” at Wellfield Botanic Gardens is cast in bronze and always approachable.  Kids love the “hunt;” everyone enjoys the lush gardens surrounded by charming pump houses and fun water features. The best part? You can see it all for just $5 … Continued

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