Gardening Program at National Lakeshore

Looking for some easy and sustainable gardening techniques this summer? Join park volunteer George Mika and learn some ingenious self-watering container gardening techniques. This free program is offered during the Douglas Center Open House between 11:00 am – 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 20 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Free supplies and a tomato plant will be furnished so you can construct your very own take home waterless garden. Pre-register at 219-395-1821 or, while supplies last, walk-ins are welcome.

The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park’s website at