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Conservatory: 327-7183 Pool/Gym: 327-7327
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Indy Parks Main: 327-7275

GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY is located within the 136 acre Garfield Park, on Indianapolis' near south side. The facility is open to the public and offers workshops, gardening demonstrations, youth education and guest lecturers on horticulture and landscaping. The conservatory features special exhibits throughout the year, including holiday poinsettias, orchids and the spring bulb show!


Closed all day

Thursday, January 1
New Years Day

Monday, January 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Conservatory & Sunken Garden Hours:
Mon-Sat 10:00 a.m.- 5 p.m.     Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Daily Admission: $2       Special Event Admission $3


Call 327-PARK or click here to register online.

Gnome Away from Home
Dates: Friday, March 20 - Saturday, April 4        Hours: Mon-Sat: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun 1-5 p.m.       Fee: Special Event Admission $3 per person, $8 per family        Ages: All
It's spring break, and garden gnomes from far and wide have gathered at the Conservatory for a tropical vacation! Come see this whimsical display of garden gnomes enjoying the tropical escape and see if you can spot them all! No registration required.

Gnomes and Fairies Workshop
Date: Saturday, March 28      Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m.      Fee: $6 per participant        Ages: 3 and up
Join us as we celebrate our Gnome Away from Home Show with a family fun program making small gnome and fairy houses and figures out of natural objects. Registration required by March 18.

Meet the Herb of the Year
Date: Saturday, March 28      Time: 10:00-11:00am.      Fee: $5 per person       Ages: 3 and up
Join the Central Indiana Herb Society for an introduction to this year's Herb of the Year: Savory. Learn all about the uses of this herb and how to grow it. Registration required, payment taken by instructor on day of program.

Family Garden Day: The Early Spring Garden
Date: Saturday, April 11       Time: 2-3:30 p.m.        Fee: $6       Ages: All
April isnít too early to be thinking about your garden. In fact your family can start crops now, so you can enjoy them and then replace them with a summer crop. Discover hardy cold crops that you can plant in early spring and fall such as spinach, Swiss chard and kale. Learn how to get more out of your garden by taking advantage of every season.

Site last updated December 30, 2014


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