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East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

St. Francis de Sales students Josafat Quintas, Pablo Ramirez, Eduardo Alfaro, and Sean Dudley listen and learn as Julie Kocher-Zinkus show the students where the roots are placed into the Tower Garden. The tower will be outside until early November and then be moved inside to continue produc…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Native plant enthusiasts host symposium for backyard gardeners

SCHERERVILLE | The Gibson Woods Chapter of Wild Ones will host its fifth biennial native plant symposium, “Partners with Nature,” from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the St John Township Center, 1515 W. U.S. 30. The registration deadline is Wednesday. Join other gardeners for a relaxing Sa…

September 08, 2014 12:00 am
Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

The Ingalls Memorial Hospital in Harvey has a rooftop garden that is supplying vegetables to three Harvey food pantries.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 food pantries

Ingalls Hospital rooftop garden to benefit 3 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.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am

Bugs and Weeds is topic for Wild Ones speaker

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.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Gardening program available June 17 at library in Merrillville

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.

May 28, 2014 12:05 am
Wild Ones host Native Plant Sale

Wild Ones host Native Plant Sale

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.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy

Planting Possibilities teams up with Campagna Academy

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.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Purdue Master Gardener Program seeking new crop of volunteers

CROWN POINT | Sharpen your gardening skills and  share your knowledge with others through the Purdue University Master Gardener Program.

April 18, 2014 12:00 am
Green Sense Farms bring organic farming inside

Green Sense Farms bring organic farming inside

PORTAGE | This may seem like the winter that will never end, but inside a grow room at Green Sense Farms it is forever summer.

March 21, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Alsip Home & Nursery's Spring Flower and Garden Show rings in the spring

Alsip Home & Nursery's Spring Flower and Garden Show rings in the spring

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.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

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.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Garden club offers opportunities to grow

SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Garden Club offers educational and social opportunities for gardeners and aspiring gardeners who hope to be successful growing flowers and vegetables.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Cedar Lake Kiwanis stay busy in September

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.

October 17, 2013 12:00 am
Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

Girl Scouts plant garden to benefit South Suburban Family Shelter

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.

September 26, 2013 9:30 am Photos

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Class of 32 interns join Lake County Master Gardeners

Class of 32 interns join Lake County Master Gardeners

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners added 31 new interns to its membership recently with a celebration at St. Elijah Church Hall.

September 16, 2013 12:00 am

Boot camp harvests fresh produce

DIXON SPRINGS, Ill. | Inmates at Dixon Springs Impact Incarceration Program have dabbled with gardening since 2003.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
KATHY LUTHER: Tips for healthy turf, gardens

KATHY LUTHER: Tips for healthy turf, gardens

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.

August 27, 2013 12:20 pm
Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

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.

August 03, 2013 10:30 pm
Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

Purdue launches herb garden to promote healthy cooking

While no Scarborough Fair, Purdue University Calumet has plenty of parsley, sage and thyme.

August 03, 2013 9:20 pm Photos

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