This year’s Flower + Patio Show has bountiful buds to make you green with excitement! Make sure to visit both West Pavilion and Expo Hall — experiencing the gorgeous greenery and beauty that is the Showcase Gardens, courtesy of the area’s top landscape professionals.
Contributing landscapers are: Above & Beyond Companies Inc., BLC Outdoor Services, Circle City Trees, LLC, Elsie’s Flower Shoppe, Grok Landscapes by Design, Indianapolis Landscape Association, JMT Landscape Group, Lakeshore Hardscapes, McNamara Florist, Midwest Landscape Industries, Night and Day Landscape, Precision Outdoors, and Seacat Landscaping.
Escape into the Wild with this Tiny Home
Steve Auth, the founder of Woolywagons from Russiavilla, IN, brings his experience as a horse owner and with ranch life to his customized take on tiny homes that offer a true, Western-type camping or living experience. come check out this tiny home with an interior that mimics the look and feel of an original wagon from the 1800s.
It’s time to see who can build the most dynamite deck in the Deck Wars competition, sponsored by Trex, the world's largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing products. Three top deck decking contractors from Central Indiana duke it out in real time — designing and building one-of-a-kind decks. Each builder gets a 20x20-foot space in Exposition Hall, and Flower + Patio Show attendees will choose the winner, decided on Friday, March 18.
More Growth at The Plant Market
After winter’s chill begins to thaw, the Plant Market is the best place to be to get a sneak peek at all the sights and scents of the upcoming spring season. One of the most popular features at the Flower + Patio Show, the Plant Market has everything from fresh flowers and plants to gardening supplies right at your fingertips. And you can’t miss it — it’s right at the entrances of West Pavilion and Expo Hall.
Plant Info To Go!
Ready to dig in to all your gardening questions are the Purdue Extension Master Gardeners! The Purdue Extension Master Gardener Program trains gardening enthusiasts as volunteers to assist Purdue Extension with consumer horticulture education in communities throughout Indiana. Have a garden problem? Bring them to visit trained Purdue Extension Master Gardeners! Visit us at booth #508
More information about the Purdue Extension Master Gardener Program can be found at: https://www.purdue.edu/hla/sites/master-gardener/
Emily's Backyard Blooms
Emily's Backyard Blooms is a micro-flower farm in Fortville, Indiana. With a focus on harvesting locally-grown, Emily creates gorgeous floral designs for everyday moments and special events. In addition to cut flowers, she sells a variety of indoor houseplants and offers garden and plant classes throughout the growing season.
Tulip Tavern by Unilock
Need a place to rest and recharge during your visit to the Flower + Patio Show? Visit the Tulip Tavern by Unilock in Expo Hall. Designed and constructed by Lakeshore Hardscapes, the full-service tavern invites show attendees to enjoy a variety of craft beers, domestics, wine and spirits in a unique patio setting.
Spot something in an Indiana Flower + Patio Show garden you can’t live without? Almost all plant materials, hardscapes, structures and decorative pieces used to create the magnificent gardens at this year’s event are available at our annual Blooming Sale! When you see something for your own at-home landscape, talk with the onsite representatives of the garden where it’s displayed, and they will reserve the item for you. Then on the final Sunday of the show, March 20 at 5:00, you can pick up your new treasure!
Pay honor and tribute to all our heroes on Hero Day, Tuesday, March 15. All active military, veterans, police and fire personnel get FREE ADMISSION for the day. Just bring a valid ID, and come enjoy the Flower & Patio Show!
Slam Dunk Savings
One city, two exciting events! Bring your Big Ten Tournament ticket stub to the Indiana Flower + Patio Show box office to get a FREE admission. Enjoy a day of exciting basketball and beautiful blooms. Offer valid on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday March 13 only. One complimentary Flower + Patio ticket per Big Ten Tournament ticket stub.
Noble Evening in the Garden
This preview gala to the Indiana Flower + Patio Show began in 1997. It takes place on Friday, March 11, featuring house favorites from Indianapolis’s top restaurants, live entertainment, silent and live auctions and more. Don’t miss this exciting preview, set among the fabulous gardens at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
Noble Evening in the Garden is presented by The National Bank of Indianapolis and hosted by the Noble Auxiliary, with all proceeds from the event benefitting Noble of Indiana.