LaPorte is going to try installing a community garden in an area where blight has been a problem. By all means, plant seeds there to help feed those who help cultivate the plants.
PUC students Mike Sullivan and RJ Jarecki show off their 1st place winning garden.
After a successful run last year, Purdue University Calumet Director of Intramurals Matt Dudzik decided to bring back a friendly gardening competition.
The runner-up garden planted by Amy Hemingway and Sheryl Corey in memory of coach Frank Podkul.
Head out to the fields to pick strawberries.
Most beginner gardeners should be successful at growing hybrid tomato plants, some root vegetables and greens. Here, Audrey Carrillo, front, and sister Caroline of Chesterton collect vegetables and fruits from their home garden in Chesterton before taking them to the Valparaiso food pantry.
Young, leafy green spouts of spring rhubarb are finally emerging this week in the garden patch at the Potempa Family Farm.
Martha Lowry and Matthew Dudzik remove dead leaves and weeds from basil plants in the Purdue Calumet campus herb garden. The garden concept, launched last summer behind the PUC Recreation Center in Hammond, is designed to help encourage healthy cooking.
Levi Gildon and William Young tend to the Brother's Keeper garden recently in Gary.
Havahart newest model, the new hose-free, motion activated Spray Away Elite II, provides an effective, low-maintenance and humane way to keep unwanted animals away from lawns and gardens. It is solar-powered with infrared sensors to detect an animal's heat and movement up to 35 feet away, em…
Martha Lowry and Matthew Dudzik remove dead leaves and weeds from basil plants in the campus' herb garden. The garden, located behind the Recreation Center at Purdue Calumet in Hammond, is designed to help encourage healthy cooking.
Pests can destroy a garden little by little, or have a devastating effect in just one night.
Elizabeth "Betty" Vendl, photographed in 1943 during World War II in the potato patch of the gardens at the family farm, died at her home on Friday, July 12 at age 93.
SAUK VILLAGE | Tomatoes, onions, cabbage, peppers, broccoli, radishes, herbs and more grow behind McConathy Public Library and will be available to Sauk Villagers as soon as they're ready to harvest, thanks in part to a $300 grant from the Cook County Farm Bureau.
MERRILLVILLE | A project proposed at Merrillville Fire Station No. 1 could promote healthy eating for firefighters and provide environmental benefits.
In the 1975 TV animated special by Chuck Jones called "Rikki Tikki Tavi," based on the short story in "The Jungle Book" written in 1894 by Rudyard Kipling, the title character is a young mongoose who does battle with a pair of cobras in a family's garden in India.
John Kwiliasz picks up a container of strawberries he and his wife Pat harvested Tuesday from their Portage garden.
John and Pat Kwilasz work in their Portage garden Tuesday. What started with an about an acre and a few peony plants has grown to 4 acres, a vegetable garden, and about 5,000 peony plants. John and Pat have been growing vegetables, peonies, mums and other plants in their Portage yard for abo…
John and Pat Kwilasz pick strawberries Tuesday in their Portage garden. What started with an about an acre and a few peony plants has grown to 4 acres, a vegetable garden, and about 5,000 peonies plants. It began with them helping a neighbor transplant some peonies. "She asked if I would li…
Second-grade teacher Jane Jones helps student Alyssa Snow-Ames plant vegetables Tuesday in the new teaching garden at Parkview Elementary School in Valparaiso.
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