Category Archives: Gardening/Landscaping
Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration
Invest In our Planet, on Earth Day, 9am – 1pm, on Saturday, April 22nd at the Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso Indiana. Perhaps you can use bedding, keys, art supplies, towels, coats, tools etc. Porter County Recycling will advertiser your wish list to the community and encourage donations at the Earth…
Design Tips for a Professional and Diverse Garden
Looking for ways to up your gardening game? Check out these design tips for a professional and diverse garden that will make your yard stand out.
Different Services You Need for Your Trees
A large part of home care and landscaping comes down to caring for the trees around your home. Good tree care can lead to improvements in your curb appeal and will make your place look nicer overall. However, there are different steps and various types of service trees need. Here’s a look at the ones…
The Annual Garden Show – Porter County Expo Center
The 17th Annual Garden Show is to be held on Saturday January 21st, 2023, at the Porter County Expo Center, in Valparaiso Indiana from 8am – 4pm. Admission is $10, tickets purchased at the door only, kids under 12 free. Included with admission are free tickets for the enormous seed &…
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…
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.
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.
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…
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…
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.