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By spending time in natural settings like Wellfield Botanic Gardens, adults and children alike can begin to understand the whys and hows of nature, community blogger Eric Garton says


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You can buy some of the local honey at Wellfield Botanic Gardens


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Eric Garton, Executive Director at Wellfield Botanic Gardens

After years working at public gardens across the country, Wellfield Botanic Gardens’ new executive director, Eric Garton, says he’s excited to continue to promoting learning opportunities and amazing experiences at the gardens.


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Wellfield Botanic Gardens
Wellfield Botanic Gardens is located in Elkhart and strives to teach the community about the beauty, importance and interconnectedness of nature. The gardens span 36 acres and are made up of 20 individual gardens.

Make Your Place, Wellfield's community blog, is written by staff members and volunteers with the gardens.

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