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Win free tickets to Orchard in Bloom

Orchard in Bloom, an Indianapolis spring tradition, will be April 27 through 29, 2012 at Holliday Park.

The Hoosier Gardener has three pairs of tickets to be given away at a random drawing of readers who leave a comment below about Orchard in Bloom. If you have been before, share what you like. If you have never been, tell us why you would like to go. Each pair has a retail value of $20. The tickets were donated by Orchard in Bloom. Proceeds from the family friendly event support Orchard School and Holliday Park.

Jo Ellen Meyers Sharp will present Edible Landscapes each day as part of the Orchard in Bloom Symposium. Several other programs also are on the agenda, including Sara Snow’s Creating a Green Home, composting, backyard chickens, rain barrels and more.

Visitors will see beautiful landscapes created by some of the areas best landscape architects and designers. Other groups design mini-gardens that feature their favorite plants, such as hostas or native plants.

Vendors display collectibles, garden art and accessories, clothing and other merchandise. Not-for-profit groups will be on hand to distribut information about their activities.

Food and drinks are available at the show, which runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Your comments must be posted below by 6 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012. Comments posted on Facebook do not qualify. The drawing will be at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012. Winners will be contacted by e-mail for an address where tickets can be mailed.

9 comments to Win free tickets to Orchard in Bloom

  • Brittany

    Have never been to Orchard in Bloom, but have it on my calendar to go this year. I am looking forward to it!!!

  • Holly Hardman

    I’ve never been to Orchard in Bloom but look forward to attending this year with another gardener hobbyist neighbor! I’m sure we’ll come home with lots of new plants to try at home.

  • Emily

    This looks like such a fun event! Can’t wait to take my kids!

  • Jennifer Wycoff

    Orchard in Bloom always has such interesting vendors and displays! I always enjoy an afternoon spent at it!

  • Greg M

    Orchard in Bloom is always a great time to plan, look and shop for plants and so much more. There is always some new idea every year that keeps the event fresh and interesting. Wouldn’t miss it!

  • Brittany

    Did you announce the winners yet?

  • And the winners are:
    Kelley Millhoan
    Lore Thompson
    Shirley Vargas

    Thank you to everyone for participating. I hope you’ll visit Orchard in Bloom even if you didn’t win a pair of tickets.

  • Hi, Tonya — I hope you enjoy your visit to Orchard in Bloom.

  • I’m sorry Serena, but the deadline had passed by the time you posted. The names were drawn April 20, 2012 and the winners were posted on the Website. I hope you have a chance to go.