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Foundation Meadows Park

Caterpillar picnic shelter almost ready to rent

VALPARAISO | The Parks Department will begin accepting reservations June 10 for one of the two new picnic shelters at Butterfly Meadows.

May 28, 2013 9:15 pm
Valparaiso Arbor Day Celebration

Valparaiso Arbor Day Celebration

Valparaiso will commemorate Arbor Day on Friday, April 26 with fruit tree plantings at Foundation Meadows Park. The trees are being donated and planted by Mothers & More of Porter County. The ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. near the Community Garden which is at 3201 N Campbell nex…

April 17, 2013 4:53 pm

Green thumbs just waiting for the white to melt

VALPARAISO | With the recent flurry of snow showers, gardening might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but Valparaiso is gearing up for another community gardens season.

March 09, 2013 8:04 pm
Community Garden at Valpo Parks through Fit City initiative

Community Garden at Valpo Parks through Fit City initiative

VALPARAISO | The Community Garden at Foundation Meadows Park now has garden plots available for the 2013 season. Located at 3210 N. Campbell St., the Community Garden is available for planting, growing and harvesting from May through October. Grow your own fruits, flowers, vegetables, and mo…

March 07, 2013 8:04 pm

Valpo community gardens a growing concern

VALPARAISO | Today is opening day at the Valparaiso Parks Department's community gardens but something already has grown there.

May 04, 2012 6:30 pm

Valpo parks seeking funding help for projects

VALPARAISO | When you have more projects to do than you can afford, the first thing you do is prioritize what needs to be done.

March 04, 2012 11:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Curing a case of the (monarch) butterflies

PHIL WIELAND: Curing a case of the (monarch) butterflies

Sometimes you've just got to stop and smell the butterflies.

September 23, 2011 12:00 am

Valpo getting ready for bumper crop of blossoms

VALPARAISO | It's the first day of spring and as the last remnants of the February blizzard melt away, the city should be a blizzard of blossoms and bursting buds.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am
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