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We're Digging It

  • June plant swap is Saturday
    “June Plant Swap” is 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St. Reservations are required by Thursday; 427-6000 or go to www.
  • Workshops focus on preserving produce
    FORT WAYNE – The Purdue Extension Service in Allen County is offering Preserving Nature’s Bounty workshops on safe home food preservation procedures and to answer frequently asked questions on canning, freezing
  • Master Gardener helpline available
    A free Master Gardener Volunteers Helpline is available through The Ohio State University Extension Office in Paulding, Ohio.
Ron Johnson

Your indoor plant: 1

This is my best shot ever of an indoor plant taken at the Botanical Gardens earlier this year. It was located next to a wall on the west side of the waterfalls.

Ron Johnson lives in Fort Wayne.

How to enter

Send in the single best photo of your favorite plant. If there is a story behind it, we’d love to share it.

If you have a tip on how to get the best out of your little darling, we’ll also pass that on.

As with all of our contests, the viewers/readers choose the winner.

How to enter:

E-mail your best picture to The photo should be a JPEG attachment.

Include your name, address and a phone number where you can be reached during the day.

Please put “Indoor plant” in the subject line of the e-mail.

Entries are due no later than 5 p.m. Nov. 19.

Anne Gregory or another Dirt minion will post each of them on the We’re Digging It blog – first come, first posted – and readers will vote by opening the post. Voting ends at midnight Nov. 22.

The photo on the gardening blog that draws the most clicks will be featured in Nov. 28’s The Dirt.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer), Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer), Frank Noonan (copy editor) and Cathie Rowand (photographer)