Southern Indiana Living

JUL-AUG 2012

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Scott Lawn Care Commercial Residential Insured Chase Scott 812-267-1304 812-347-3535 7240 Rothrock Mill Rd. NW Depauw, IN 47115 more than 40 sculptures scattered and tucked throughout the property. Hidden Hill features sculptures of all sizes including carved stone, chainsaw carvings, as well as pieces crafted from steel and aluminum. Many of the large pieces are on consignment and are avail- able for purchase, and almost all of the works come from local artists. "I was interested in sculptures and working with local artists from day one," Hill said, adding that he's determined to become a venue for local art. In addition to the sculptures and gar- den art, guests also enjoy a 90-foot rose DQG FOHPDWLV DUPRU WKH JROGÀVK SRQG and a double-decker outdoor electric train that is particularly popular with children. There is truly something for everyone. Bob and Janet's years of work $2 OFF per person* Cave Tours or Canoe/Kayak Rental *Limit 4 people/2 boats. Coupon valid through December 2012. JL have not gone unnoticed. Hidden Hill was voted the region's best nursery-art venue by the Kentucky Arts Council, has been praised by the Indianapolis Star as "one of the top ten attractions in the state with- in two hours of Indianapolis," and was even featured on HGTV's Se- cret Gardens. Yet, it all started with a simple vegetable garden many years ago. "I like to call it a hobby run amuck," Hill said. The Hills' home is more than 150 years old, but the way Bob looks at it, he and his wife have now occupied the place for more than a quarter of its history. And they have transformed it into something truly remarkable. Fortunately, they are happy to share it with everyone HOVH • Hidden Hill is located at 1011 Utica- Charlestown Rd. in Utica, Ind. and is open Friday 10-6, Saturday 9-6, Sun- days 12-5 and by appointment. Visit them online at www.hiddenhillnurs- HU\ FRP RU FDOO -XO\ $XJXVW • The kids loved the cave. It was larger than I expected. Snickerdoodle canoe trip!

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