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Early Spring Gardening Checklist

Checkbox-imagePLANT PANSIES

Liven up your flowerbeds, containers, windowboxes, windowsill pots and tablescapes with some colorful, frost resistant pansies. Jack’s Bloom Booster will help keep plants healthy.

Checkbox-imageWALK YOUR YARD

The last couple of years have been tough on our landscapes. Walk your yard and if you see anything questionable, take a photo or bring in a sample and we can help.


Schedule a one-on-one consult at the garden center to get you going in the right direction. Find out more to find the plan that’s right for you. Great for one small area or to revitalize your entire yard.

Checkbox-imageSTOP WEEDS

A fresh layer of Altum’s Hardwood Mulch is a quick and natural defense against weeds. Check this out for tips on figuring out how much you need.

Checkbox-imageSTOP CRABGRASS

Between now and May 1st, apply Crabgrass Preventer to crabgrass.

Checkbox-imageFILL IN THE BLANKS

Reseed and reestablish with seed created especially for Indiana lawns (Execu-Turf). Fertilome Starter Fertilizer will support your seed for a healthy start.

Checkbox-imageFEED YOUR PLANTS

Give your trees, shrubs, perennials, and bulbs some much-needed attention with All Purpose Fertilizer 10-10-10.


Vegetables like asparagus, cabbage, cauliflower, onions, peas, potatoes, radishes, rhubarb and spinach will grow well on cool days and take light frost. Start here for everything you need to know on starting your veggie garden.


And while you’re still spending more time indoors than out, rummage around in your kitchen, basement or garage for a vintage, sparkling or special container like a covered cake stand, cookie or apothecary jar or flea market vase (it can be covered or open). Find out how to build yours , create yours at The Potting Bar or come see us for everything you need.

Checkbox-imageTAKE A CLASS

Instant inspiration, gorgeous make & takes and great time spent with friends. Check out our upcoming workshops and Make & Takes and save your spot.

Let’s grow together. Stop in, call 317.733.GROW and find what you need online.

Private Events at Altums

You Need Your (Meeting) Space

The garden club (or any club for that matter) has officially outgrown your living room. And it’s just not practical hosting book club, mom’s night out or your fundraising committee on the deck in December.

We’ve got plenty of space for private groups to:

Spread out. Our Education Center is roomy yet cozy (30 people comfortably).

Make it yours. Set up tables and chairs in stations, groups, however you like. You can even arrange to have it greenscaped.

Cater to your guests. Bring your own goodies.

Mix it up. Mix it up. Invite a friendly Altum’s landscape designer to speak to your group or lead you in a make & take home garden demonstration (e.g. container gardening, terrariums, succulent compositions, fairy gardens, wreaths and more).

Interested?  Fill out form below and someone from Altum’s will contact you.

Space Rental ($175)

Our space, your event. Rental rate includes space to seat 30 people comfortably, with room for your group to present, brainstorm, create and more. You are welcome to BYO food and beverages, tablecloths, etc. Coordinate with us in advance to arrange for tables, chairs, a podium, AV equipment, use of coffee maker, the mini kitchen and more.  (This fee is waived if you schedule one of our Group Workshops)

Group Workshops

The Sprout Package ($5/person)

Perfect for kids’ parties, boy and girl Scout troops and classrooms. We’ll sow the seeds of lifelong growing by covering basic instructions on seed starting, planting, watering, and sunlight and end with a bit of hands-on fun. Each participant plants their own seeds and leaves with a tiny take-home pot. Workshop lasts approx. (approx 1 hour)

The Modern Martha Package ($47/person)

Gather with girlfriends, host the garden group, entertain out of town guests. Whatever you do, bring everyone together to catch up and create. This seasonal Make & Take project comes complete with instruction and basic supplies. Options include but are not limited to a DIY terrarium, porch pot, miniature garden or fresh, seasonal wreath. (approx 2 hours)

The Guest Speaker Package ($50 flat fee)

Sit back for an informative and entertaining dive into the world of vegetable gardening, pruning, decorating your doorstep, cooking with herbs, designing with houseplants or another topic of choice. Includes engaging hands-on demonstrations, tips on tools and products we use at home, delicious sampling and unlimited ideas. (approx 1 hour)


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