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.
Getting local and fresh food have some homeowners desiring to grow their own produce.
While the weather is finally warming up after the long cold winter, don't get too excited about planting your flowers and vegetables. There are still plenty of chances that the weather will try to turn on us and get too cold for those young plants. Most of the plants may not be ready to be outside all day and night.
Are your roses getting brown patches in them already? Don't reach for the pesticide to control Japanese Beetles as they are not to blame...yet!
It's the time of the year that everyone is wanting to get out and garden, plant in the fields, or make improvements to homes and businesses. But, do you know what dangers lay below the ground?
Thanks to all those that contributed caps to the Extension Office. We WON! On April 26th the caps were all dropped off with the Lake County Solid Waste District and the bench was delivered April 28th! It now proudly sits in our lobby until we get to the new building.
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.