The Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey has a rooftop garden that is supplying vegetables to three Harvey food pantries.
HARVEY | Thanks to careful tending, and an abundance of rain and sunshine over the last few weeks, a colorful array of vegetables are thriving in the month-old rooftop garden at Ingalls Memorial Hospital.
HAMMOND | Master Gardener Dian Fruth will present “Beneficial Bugs and Wonderful Weeds” at the Wild Ones meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave. Guests are welcome.
MERRILLVILLE | A free program explaining container gardening fundamentals is offered at 7 p.m. June 17 at the Lake County Public Library's Merrillville branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
HAMMOND | The Gibson Woods Wild Ones chapter will host its 14th annual Native Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Gibson Woods Nature Preserve, 6201 Parrish Ave.
Planting Possibilities, of Highland, has been awarded a grant for nearly $25,000 from the Lake County Community Fund at Legacy Foundation to fund a gardening and growing education program at Campagna Academy in Schererville.
CROWN POINT | Sharpen your gardening skills and share your knowledge with others through the Purdue University Master Gardener Program.
PORTAGE | This may seem like the winter that will never end, but inside a grow room at Green Sense Farms it is forever summer.
Alsip Home & Nursery welcomes spring in a big way this season with their Annual Spring Flower and Garden Show on March 22 and 23 at both of their locations—St. John, Ind. and Frankfort, Ill.
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.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Garden Club offers educational and social opportunities for gardeners and aspiring gardeners who hope to be successful growing flowers and vegetables.
CEDAR LAKE | The Cedar Lake Kiwanis Club made a splash with some events in September. They started the month off by donating a kayak, paddles, phones, and a variety of games to the Cedar Lake Parks and Recreation Department.
HOMEWOOD | When Junior Girl Scout Troops 60051 and 60059 met to discuss how they would earn their Bronze Awards, it didn’t take long to agree they wanted to do a green project.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners added 31 new interns to its membership recently with a celebration at St. Elijah Church Hall.
DIXON SPRINGS, Ill. | Inmates at Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program have dabbled with gardening since 2003.
This is the time of year when it is usually pretty easy to see who has decided to let the turf grass in their lawn go dormant for the hot summer months, and who has decided to irrigate.
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.
While no Scarborough Fair, Purdue University Calumet has plenty of parsley, sage and thyme.
Horticulturalist Matt Brown led a gardening class in April in Valparaiso and gave examples of different soil types, testing, and how to create a good growing bed for vegetable gardens.
Pests can destroy a garden little by little, or have a devastating effect in just one night.
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