Category Archives: Gardening/Landscaping

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Holidays At Taltree (Gabis) Arboretum

Bring the whole family to Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest to celebrate the holidays. Santa Clause is heading down from the North Pole to visit children, young and old, in the vintage Railway Depot. Bring your camera and snap a photograph with jolly old St. Nick from noon to 4 p.m. December 1, 2, 8,…

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Holiday Barn Shop Hop

This map-guided tour showcases 5 unique area LaPorte County shops offering the best in antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, collectibles, yard art and more. Three gift certificates will be awarded for 3 Whole Days – Summer(July) Nov (Fall), Dec (Christmas), and Spring (Early March) from 10am – 4pm CST! Shop LaPorte…

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Purdue Master Gardeners Garden Walk – Lake County

     The Purdue Master Gardeners proudly presents its Annual Garden Walk held in the middle of June every year, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Come and visit some of Lake County’s finest Gardens, featured this year in Dyer, Crown Point and Lowell. Tickets are $10.00 per person and are available, at the following…

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Porter County Garden Walk

      Whether it’s container ideas you crave or a leisurely time with a friend ambling in inviting spaces, you’re sure to enjoy Garden Walk 2019 on Saturday, June 25th 2022 from 9am – 3pm. Tickets are $8 advance, $10 day of walk, children under 12 free. The headquarterd location has changed this year from Hayes…

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LaPorte County Spring Barn Shop Hop

The 4th Annual LaPorte County Spring Barn/Shop Hop will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 thru Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 10:00AM – 4:00PM. Tour 6 unique area LaPorte County shops offering antiques, folk art, handcrafts, salvage, re-purposed, vintage, primitives, furniture, yard art and more. Map available. Visit all 6 shops and enter drawing…

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Opening Season Friendship Botanic Gardens

    Help kick off a momentous 2019 season by joining Friendship Botanic Gardens for the official spring opening on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm!      The Gardens are open from May through the end of October on Tuesdays through Sundays from 9am-5pm CST. Admission is $6. Children under 12 are…

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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…

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Brown Bag Gardening Series

Brown Bag Gardening Series Begins with a Panel Discussion on Local Food  Folks are invited to bring their “brown bag” lunch or snack and learn a little about gardening during four sessions presented by La Porte County Master Gardeners. Four sessions, two each in La Porte and Michigan City, will focus on aspects of gardening…

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Master Naturalist Classes Hosted by Schererville Parks

IN March, 2018, the Schererville Parks and Recreation Department will host its first Indiana Master Naturalist class series.  The class runs on Wednesdays from March 1st through May 3rd from 1:00 PM- 4:00 PM.  All classes are held at the Schererville Community Center, 500 E. Joliet Street Schererville, IN 46375. “We are so excited to…

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2017 Spring Events at the Porter County Expo Center

Most of us in Northwest Indiana have cabin fever, so we wanted to let you know what’s going on at the Porter County Expo Center, so you can start filling up your calendar. For more Events like These, visit our Calendar of Events at: Bridal Expo, January 22th, 2017, Noon – 4pm — The…

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