Category Archives: Gardening/Landscaping

How To Take Care of Succulents in Autumn

How To Take Care of Succulents in Autumn

Check out how to take care of succulents in autumn so they last longer. You can use these tips and tricks to help your plants survive the winter.

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Best Tips for Preparing Your Flower Beds for Spring

Best Tips for Preparing Your Flower Beds for Spring

A picturesque garden filled with beautiful flowers can truly make your home stand out. These are the best tips for preparing your flower beds for spring.

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Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale – Pre-Orders Suggested

The 2022 Native Plant Sale is back and pre-sale ordering is highly suggested. The Order Forms are available for printing at the Friends’ website (dunefriends.org) or from a link on our Facebook page.  Paper copies of the 26th Annual Native Plant Sale Order Form are available at the State Park Office and Nature Center as…

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LaPorte Spring Garden Show – 2022

   La Porte County Master Gardeners SPRING GARDEN SHOW is Saturday, March 19th, 2022 at Michigan City High School from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Bill Wilson will be the Keynote Speaker with other adult sessions and programs for children. There will be an all-day Kids Fun Zone and a Kid’s Scavenger Hunt. There will be vendors…

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3 Tips for Starting a Garden In Your Backyard

3 Tips for Starting a Garden In Your Backyard

One of the best hobbies that you and your family can do right at home is gardening. These are some of the best tips for starting a garden in your backyard.

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Ways To Convert Your Backyard Into a Money-Making Farm

Ways To Convert Your Backyard Into a Money-Making Farm

Discover the best ways to convert your backyard into a money-making farm. Take your goods to farmers markets and connect with your community.

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NWI Christmas Tree Farms

    Our family has always made it a tradition to go out in to the country and cut our own Christmas tree – just like they did on National Lampoons’ Christmas Vacation, (only without the fire) We have listed below several places that offer live trees. Contrary to popular belief, cutting down a live tree…

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How To Take Care of Succulents in Autumn

How To Take Care of Succulents in Autumn

Check out how to take care of succulents in autumn so they last longer. You can use these tips and tricks to help your plants survive the winter.

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What to do About Brown Grass

Lawn looking pretty sad? Welcome to the club.     Summer can be tough times for otherwise lush lawns. This time of year it’s not uncommon to find lawns with big, brown patches; thin spots, or even grass that looks dead. The Purdue Extension Porter County feels your pain, according to John Nash, Purdue Master…

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Differences Between Home and Commercial Composting

Differences Between Home and Commercial Composting

Are you curious about the differences between home and commercial composting? Explore how full-time farmers make use of this amazing organic recycling method.

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