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MUNCIE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Gateway to Gardening Pavilions at Maring-Hunt Library

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MH - Garden 9

MH - Garden 1

History

In 2017, Muncie Public Library celebrated the grand opening of the Gateway to Gardening Pavilion at Maring-Hunt Library, a partnership with Ball State University. The project included neighborhood input sessions (charrettes) design concepts, and finally, the construction of a beautiful pavilion to be enjoyed by the community! The project was made possible by a BSU Immersive Learning Project grant, and was designed and built by BSU students and their faculty mentor, Dr. Pam Harwood.

The Gateway to Gardening Pavilions at Maring-Hunt Library now includes a Kitchen Pavilion, Learning/Market Pavilion, Reading Nook, Nature Play Pockets, a Sand Play Pocket, Bio-Swale with Native Indiana Plants, and Public/Private Gardens. 

Garden Plot Registration

MH - Garden 4

Register for a garden plot (or two!). Registration begins March 1 and goes until full. Max 2 lots per person. For more information or to download the registration form, click here: PDF icon2023_garden_information_and_registration.pdf

Location

The Gateway to Gardening Pavilions at Maring-Hunt Library is located at 2005 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47302.

Questions?

For more information or questions about the community garden, contact Mary Lou Gentis at mgentis@munpl.org or 1-765-747-8217