GrowNWI

  GrowNWI Vision: Create a common voice within the region to promote Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens. Challenge community, business and civic leaders to lay the foundation for the growth of sustainable community gardens in every South Shore municipality. Main … Continued

Purdue Extension

What is Purdue Extension? The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation’s largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It’s a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America. The … Continued

Taltree is hiring!

Horticulturist Salary: $30,000 – $32,000 Posted: Friday, September 2, 2011   Reports To:    Horticulture Manager Summary of position: Perform all duties associated with design, installation, and maintenance of gardens, nurseries and greenhouse. This position will also be assisting with maintenance of plant … Continued

Explore Weekend

Saturday (8-17-11) was a great day to be outside in NWI!  I was able to check out some places I hadn’t been before, or for awhile: Saw the greatest looking planted basil pots for $4 at Riverside Market  in Michigan … Continued

Backyard Composting Workshops (Porter County)

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County promotes environmental stewardship among individuals and businesses through education programs, and will offer both compost and rain barrel workshops in 2011. Pre-registration and advance payment is required for each workshop. Payment … Continued

Free Compost Loading, ‘How-to’ Books to Celebrate International Compost Awareness Week

The City of Valparaiso and the Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County invite residents to take advantage of getting compost loaded for free during International Compost Awareness Week. The city’s Public Works Department will be on hand to … Continued

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