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Extending the growing season for vegetable growers with high tunnels

LAPORTE | Vegetable farmers and market gardeners can learn about techniques for extending the growing season to raise crops using high tunnels during an education program and tour on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Pinney-Purdue Ag Center, Wanatah, IN. Participants may attend a morning session from 1…

November 04, 2013 3:57 pm

Enjoy Fall Colors

Myths about Jack Frost are so ingrained in our folklore that it is difficult to separate fact from fantasy when explaining the annual spectacle of autumn color. Every fall, both hardwood and conifer trees develop fall color. This annual fall phenomenon delights many folks known as “leaf peep…

October 03, 2013 3:03 pm

Openings Still Available for the LaPorte County Master Gardener Fall Class

LAPORTE | A Master Gardener training program will be offered in La Porte County beginning Thursday, September 12, 2013, and continuing until December 12 on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Central Time. The classes will be held at the Purdue Extension – La Porte County office on State Road 2 near …

August 14, 2013 5:33 pm

Local 4-H Volunteers recognized at Indiana State Fair

LAPORTE | Shelby Fultz – 50 Years and Harold Parker – 25 Years, of La Porte were recognized on Saturday, August 11th for their years of service as a 4-H volunteer in La Porte County.

August 14, 2013 1:06 pm

LaPorte County Master Gardener Class enrolling now

LAPORTE | A Master Gardener training program will be offered in La Porte County beginning Thursday, September 12, 2013, and continuing until December 12 on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Central Time. The classes will be held at the Purdue Extension – La Porte County office on State Road 2 near …

July 31, 2013 5:22 pm

Pruning Storm Damaged Trees

Summer storms may cause serious tree damage. Often you will have to decide whether a tree can be saved or not. Here is a checklist on care of a storm damaged landscape.

July 02, 2013 4:12 pm

Carrot Family Look-a-likes

LAPORTE | Several calls and e-mails have been received with concerns of the invasive and potentially dangerous weed species giant hogweed. There has been a recent increase in public awareness of this species due to reported sightings, though we have yet to hear of actual confirmed sightings …

June 24, 2013 7:41 pm

Webinar: Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management

LAPORTE | Gardeners who suffer from arthritis will learn that they still can find ways to continue their hobby. Purdue Extension – La Porte County will host a one-hour webinar about Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management on Wednesday, May 29, beginning at 2:00 p.m. CDT (3:00 p.m. EDT)…

May 14, 2013 4:54 pm

Purdue resources available to recover from floods

WEST LAFAYETTE | Purdue University has resources to help people deal with flooding problems.

April 19, 2013 4:50 pm

Sellout Audience at Master Gardener “Going Garden Crazy” Spring Symposium

LAPORTE | “An addiction to gardening is not all bad when you consider all the other choices in life.” Cora Lea Bell

April 17, 2013 9:04 pm

LaPorte County Master Gardeners recognized

LAPORTE | LaPorte County Master Gardeners held their annual recognition meeting on Thursday, April 4, at Red Mill County Park. After a delicious meal at which members were invited to share their favorite dish, Ranger Ted Winterfeld, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, spoke about the art of fo…

April 10, 2013 3:34 pm

Got lawn or garden questions? Get answers from the Garden Hotline

LAPORTE | LaPorte County Master Gardeners are available to help the public with a wide variety of home gardening questions on their Garden Hotline. The hotline will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon CDT, from April 15 through September 30, 2013.

April 10, 2013 3:24 pm
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March 14, 2013 8:05 pm
Master Gardeners host Going Garden Crazy spring symposium

Master Gardeners host Going Garden Crazy spring symposium

LAPORTE | The La Porte County Master Gardener Association, Purdue Extension La Porte County and sponsors invite community members to join in “Going Garden Crazy,” the 2013 spring symposium April 13 at Heston Hills Conference Center, 1933 East 800 North, La Porte, Indiana. The event, which he…

March 14, 2013 8:01 pm

Web series will help farmers reach new markets

LAPORTE | Farmers interested in reaching new local food markets but who are unable to attend a daylong workshop can get the same information through an online series.

March 06, 2013 2:09 pm

Early Registration Savings “Going Garden Crazy”

LAPORTE | The La Porte County Master Gardener Association, along with Purdue Extension – La Porte County and its sponsors, invites the public to join in “Going Garden Crazy,” the 2013 spring symposium slated for April 13 at Heston Hills Conference Center, 1933 East 800 North, La Porte, India…

January 22, 2013 12:27 pm

Crop Insurance and Crop Management Workshop, Jan. 25

LAPORTE | A workshop covering crop insurance and crop management issues will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the boardroom at the La Porte County Farm Bureau Office at 1104 Boyd Boulevard, La Porte. The workshop will focus on crop insurance and farm profit issues,…

January 19, 2013 11:31 am
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