Topic: Wellfield Botanic Gardens

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

How to celebrate Mother’s Day around Elkhart County

Here are some great ideas on how to celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day on or around Sunday, May 14: Mother Daughter Tea Where: The Farmhouse, 28854 C.R. 52, Nappanee When: Starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13 This tea will be a unique experience for you and any other girls/women in your life. It will be … Continued

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

Posted on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 in Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Shipshewana

Top 10 romantic places to propose in Elkhart County

  By Sara Wakefield Every marriage proposal needs a story. Where do you want to set yours? (1) Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart: Full of romantic spots (like the Japanese footbridge or Pergola Garden) for secluded or public proposals. (2) DeFries Gardens, New Paris: Charming garden with adorable gazebos and shelters. Commemorate your bliss with a … 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

National magazines shine spotlight on Elkhart County attractions

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in Amish, Bristol, Elkhart, Goshen, Middlebury, Museum, Nappanee, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Places to eat, Shipshewana, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized, Where To Stay

National magazines shine spotlight on Elkhart County attractions

By Terry T. Mark National magazines keep finding their way to northern Indiana and the diverse attractions in the Elkhart County area. Midwest Living magazine recently spotlighted 17 local businesses in a feature headlined “Discover Amish Country” that appears in its 2016 Best of the Midwest Travel magazine. The one-page article did not stop at … Continued

Andrew Skipper Everyday Visits the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart, IN

Posted on Monday, May 27th, 2013 in Things to do in Elkhart County, Uncategorized

Some of the great perks of living in Elkhart, IN are its many cultural opportunities.  From world class art collections and museums to the beautiful Lerner Theatre, there is an abundance of activity in this Midwestern city.  A fairly new addition to the amenities is the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, located just 6 blocks north of … Continued

Tulips & Tunes an Outdoor Marketplace & Festival

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 in Places to eat, Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

Spring has arrived in Amish Country, and we’re celebrating with a new event.  On Saturday, May 5, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wellfield Botanic Gardens is hosting the Tulips and Tunes, an outdoor marketplace and festival. Enjoy seminars packed with tips from planting to maintaining.   Lifestyle expert, Andrew Skipper, will talk about “The Outdoor … Continued

Hope Along the Heritage Trail

Posted on Monday, March 19th, 2012 in Shopping, Things to do in Elkhart County

The 2012 Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail and the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer are again partnering to raise awareness and generate funds for breast cancer research by raffling The Star of Hope quilt wall hanging, crafted with exclusive Vera Bradley fabrics, to benefit breast cancer research, they also want to introduce the … Continued

Along the Heritage Trail