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Recent News & Events

Growing Hybrid Hostas

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

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

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!

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