COVER CROP SEED GIVEAWAY

The Marion County SWCD is giving away free cover crop seeds for your fall garden!
Thank you to our community partners in helping us provide locations to facilitate seeds to Indianapolis gardeners.

We have the following cover crop packets available, which can be used in some of our favorite mixes.

  • Oats
  • Cereal Rye
  • Hairy Vetch
  • Crimson Clover

For more information on how to use cover crops, visit marionswcd.com/soil-health-guide/
Or come to the following events, pick up seeds, and ask questions!

GIVEAWAY TIMES AND LOCATIONS

MARION COUNTY SWCD OFFICE
1200 South Madison Avenue, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Friday, August 30
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS PUBLIC LIBRARIES – GLENDALE, PIKE, AND SPADES PARK BRANCHES (oats only)
Available during library hours!  Please visit the reference desk.

GROWING PLACES INDY FARM STAND
Boner Fitness and Learning Center
727 N. Oriental Street
Thursday, August 29
4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

GROWING PLACES INDY FARM STAND
Boner Fitness and Learning Center
727 N. Oriental Street
Thursday, September 12
4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

MARION COUNTY SWCD DEMONSTRATION GARDEN AT THE MAYOR’S GARDEN
5525 Reed Road
Wednesday, September 4
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Parking available at the Mayor’s Garden parking lot off of Reed Road. Follow the Eagle Creek Trail south to the SWCD Demonstration Garden. Open house style – come anytime to see cover crops in the garden and pick up seed.

UINDY MICROFARM – CARSON HEIGHTS COMMUNITY GARDEN (Planting workshop & giveaway!)
1653 Standish Ave
Monday, September 9
6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Planting workshop starts at 6 p.m.

If you have any questions, please direct them to kevin-allison@iaswcd.org

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