Waynedale Outdoors Guide

Enjoy outdoors activities like gardening, camping, hiking and more? This section is for you! These articles contain the latest local outdoors news and entertainment from around the Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana area.

Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events next February. All are free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 260-478-2515 for information.
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Mabel Adams was out the other day, with her new walker, the one with the basket on it, and a seat for sitting when she gets tired? It's a purple kind of walker and she likes it. It has hand brakes, too, just like a bicycle. She was headed for the Curl Up 'N Dye beauty salon to get her permanent renewed, and she had to pass by the elementary school on her way.

And there were half a dozen kids trying to get kites to fly in the gentle breezes of February.

They can't wait, she thought, for the...

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Limberlost State Historic Site is Open for Guided Tours and Hikes all Winter.

Limberlost State Historic Site is keeping the doors of Gene Stratton Porter's cabin open this winter. The Historic Site is open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can take a guided tour of the 14-room Queen Ann rustic log cabin home of author, Gene Stratton-Porter or explore some of the 1800 acres of restored Limberlost wetlands with a Limberlost naturalist.

"Most people think that the Limberlost is...

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If you are the fortunate recipient of a beautiful arrangement of flowers during the Valentine's Day event, you may be interested in a few simple tricks to help keep your lovely gift for as long as possible. Water is the key ingredient to making flowers last their longest. Always keep the container filled to the very top and it is important to exchange the water with fresh water at least every other day. This is as simple as going to the sink and tipping the vase over while holding on to the...

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Orchids make an easy and popular blooming houseplant as they take very little care and really thrive under normal household conditions.

The only condition that needs to be increased is the humidity levels, as orchids not only need plenty of heat but also high humidity. This can be accomplished by simply placing saucers filled with a thin layer of pebbles and water (keeping the water below the pebbles) and creating an area of higher humidity.

There are over 25,000 different kinds of wild...

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Solar power is coming to customers of Indiana Michigan Power. It is emission-free and is becoming a cost effective source of power for our customers. So, we are looking forward to solar becoming a much larger part of our generation fleet.

Later this year, I&M will pass a historic milestone: More than half of I&M's generation capacity will be emission-free. As we adapt to changing rules and customer needs, the percentage of emission-free power will increase in the future, as I&M...

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