Recent News & Events

Growing Hybrid Hostas
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The glorious hosta – whether clean green, cool blue, or rich yellow – will always boost a shade garden, says Porter County Master Gardener Maureen Phillips in this informative article that also features... Read More

A White Garden Brings Serenity
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Whether warmed by the rays of the sun or illumined by moonbeams, a white garden can bring serenity to a corner of the yard or deck. Here’s how to get started: White Foliage Read More

Garden Thyme Vol. 1, Issue 5
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Garden Thyme has won the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Award! The newsletter is a quarterly collaboration between Porter County Purdue Extension Educator Lindsay Ploehn and Master Gardeners Marcia Carson, Shelli Henry,... Read More

Farmers Markets Aplenty!
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Fresh and unique produce, bright garden posies and whimsical yard art are the main attractions of one of summer’s best attractions – farmers markets!  There are markets aplenty in Northwest Indiana and across... Read More

Ask a Master Gardener at Earth Day
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April 18 – Join us at the Earth Day Celebration at the Porter County Expo Center! Be sure to visit our Ask a Master Gardener booth and enter in a door prize drawing... Read More