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July 03, 2014 12:00 am
Washington Park Zoo's old greenhouse may be demolished

Washington Park Zoo's old greenhouse may be demolished

MICHIGAN CITY | Monkey Island and other features at Washington Park Zoo were built to help create jobs during the Great Depression.

March 30, 2013 12:00 am
Imagine warmth: Dream about adding a greenhouse

Imagine warmth: Dream about adding a greenhouse

Now is not the time of year for sowing, unless it's sowing an idea: As the weather turns colder and the landscape becomes washed in grays and browns, imagine a retreat, an oasis of lush greenery and brightly colored flowers suffused in warm, moist air.

November 29, 2012 12:00 am
Greenhouse Environment

Greenhouse Environment

Plants started in greenhouses give gardeners the upper hand for early garden growing opportunities in the spring.  

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
Greenhouses Provide Growing Opportunities for Enthusiasts of all Ages

Greenhouses Provide Growing Opportunities for Enthusiasts of all Ages

A family greenhouse allows the chance for children to learn about the care and growth of plants, beginning at seed stage until planting during the garden season.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
Cross-Country Greenhouses Legacy Design Greenhouse Structure

Cross-Country Greenhouses Legacy Design Greenhouse Structure

Cross-Country Greenhouses, which has been in business since 1951, sells larger and more accessorized hobby greenhouses via website companies. One of the most popular is the 8-ft by 8-ft style called The Legacy, shown here, which sells for under $2,500.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
Lemster's Floral Greenhouse Entrance

Lemster's Floral Greenhouse Entrance

A wood panel doorway, off the showroom, leads to the climate controlled Victorian greenhouse structure attached to Lemster's Floral in Valparaiso.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
Owner Jeff Walter in the Greenhouse at Lemster's Floral in Valparaiso

Owner Jeff Walter in the Greenhouse at Lemster's Floral in Valparaiso

Jeff Walter, owner of Lemster's Floral in Valparaiso, stands in the attached greenhouse of the 100-year-old florist building. Greenhouses allow for added advantages with plant care, but also require the demands of upkeep and maintenance.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
Backyard greenhouses allow cultivation and climate control for plant management

Backyard greenhouses allow cultivation and climate control for plant management

While Steve Penrod, owner of First Class Deck in Hobart, was working on a deck project for a client, he also found himself helping construct a greenhouse for the same yard.

August 29, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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6 Steps to an Energy-Efficient House

6 Steps to an Energy-Efficient House

Keep costs contained: Holes in your ductwork, insulation or building envelope make it easy for conditioned air to escape. Patch them up to save on heating and cooling.

August 07, 2011 1:00 am
Red alert: Tomatoes the target for topic of whether science is ruining fruit of the vine

Red alert: Tomatoes the target for topic of whether science is ruining fruit of the vine

Stacy Brandy grew up growing tomatoes.

June 23, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Mother's Day is No. 1 for flower sales, florists say

Mother's Day is No. 1 for flower sales, florists say

Mother's Day tops even Valentine's Day as the No. 1 occasion for giving flowers, according to local florists.

May 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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