Yard and Garden
Grant writing workshop
Six grant writing workshops are being offered in Indiana to help potential applicants understand, develop and submit their federal grant applications for the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program.
Oxalis Charmed Wine (Photo Credit: Rosie Lerner, Purdue Extension)
Although sometimes referred to as clover, the shamrock is not a "true" clover but more typically one of several species of Oxalis.
March Yard & Garden Calendar
Begin fertilizing houseplants as new growth appears. Keep spent leaves and flowers removed to improve appearance and encourage more blooms.
Blossom-end rot inside tomato (Photo credit: Purdue Tomato Doctor App)
Blossom-end rot is a common problem of tomatoes and is most commonly associated with extreme fluctuations in soil moisture. Watering during dry spells and mulching to conserve soil moisture will help reduce fluctuations in soil moisture and thus encourage steady growth and calcium supply in the fruits.