If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University has the ideal program for you.
If you have questions on lawns, gardens, or pests call the Help Line at 219-755-3240. Office hours Mon - Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Closed Holidays.
Master Gardeners do a lot across the state of Indiana through the State Master Gardener Program. One of Lake County's Master Gardeners was spotlighted recently.
The Lake County Indiana Master Gardener organization is in its eleventh year of providing scholarships to undergraduate college/university students from Lake County Indiana majoring in Horticulture, Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Botany (Horticulture Equivalent), Plant Pathology, Agricultural Education, and Entomology. Other majors that benefit consumer gardening may be considered if the applicant provides a one paragraph description of how they will use their major to promote the objectives