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Cover Crop Field Day: It's Spring, Now What?

The third part of this Cover Crop Series will show you what has been happening with the root systems of our cover crops over winter, what to do now that spring is Continue Reading

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Rain Garden Party

Rain gardens are bowl-shaped plant communities that absorb runoff from impervious surfaces such as driveways, yards, rooftops, etc. This fun and interactive party will demonstrate the use of rain gardens, design, plant selection Continue Reading

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Ecologist/Entrepreneur John Ervin Radio Interview

Renaissance man, student of nature, ecologist, landscape consultant, philosopher, chicken farmer… There are a lot of ways to describe today’s radio guest, John Ervin.     Listen to the show’s Continue Reading

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What’s Growing? With Ecologist / Entrepreneur John Ervin

Host Kathy Sipple speaks with guest John Ervin, ecologist and entrepreneur. John will share how his past public service career informs his new business plans–how to balance concern for the Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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Porter County Seed & Bulb Exchange

Porter County Master Gardeners Seed and Bulb Exchange Seed Cleaning Sessions Now is the time to begin saving seeds from favorite plants or precious heirloom flowers and vegetables for next Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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