Purdue Extension's Beginning Farmer program will host its Central Regional Workshop Dec. 14 in Discovery Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, with sessions focusing on helping growers adopt practices that promote sustainability, personal health and job satisfaction.
Q. Can tomato plants absorb water through their leaves on humid days? Also on cool and hot days, how often do you need to water with our heavy clay soil? - C.W., Crown Point, Ind.
Thanksgiving is the first of three days of celebration associated with what has become known as the holiday season in the U.S. Apparently, Thanksgiving began with a little get-together at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1621. It was a three-day feast involving Native Americans and Pilgrims that was purported to be in celebration of a good harvest.
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Check houseplant leaves for brown, dry edges, which indicates too little relative humidity in the house. Increase humidity by running a humidifier, grouping plants or using pebble trays.