Solving Streambank Erosion Problems in Urban Areas

As urban areas grow, homeowners along ditches and streams may find major changes in their yards over time.  What was once a small drainageway 20 years ago has deepened and widened into a ditch that flows most of the year.  Along streams, you may find that the stream has moved many feet and may now be threatening structures in your yard. What can be done?  In most areas of Indianapolis, it is the landowners’ responsibility to maintain drainageways as they cross through their property.  Depending on the size of the watershed, this may become a large financial investment. First, realize [...]

Solving Streambank Erosion Problems in Urban Areas 2018-07-20T10:55:17+00:00

Cover Crop Giveaway 2018

The Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District is offering free cover crop seed packets to vegetable farmers and gardeners! Come to any of our events to pick up your seed and talk gardening!  We'll have promotional packets of oats, cereal rye, crimson clover, and hairy vetch on hand. Thursday, July 19, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Keystone-Monon Community Garden at Arsenal Park 1400 East 46th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46205 Wednesday, July 25, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 10 Johnson Avenue - Coffee Shop 10 Johnson Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46210 Thursday, August 16, 4:00 p.m to 5:30 p.m. Indy Urban [...]

Cover Crop Giveaway 2018 2018-09-24T11:53:04+00:00