Hamilton County Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Diane Turner provides gardening and growing information for the residents of Hamilton County, Indiana. This educational website is an outreach effort of Purdue Extension.
For more than 100 years, youth and adults have stepped up to serve Hamilton County's communities. They are parents, teachers, coaches, school board members, elected officials, and community volunteers - leaders of all types in all places. Many honed their skills and cultivated leadership in the fertile programs offered by Purdue Extension Hamilton County. This special Extension partnership succeeds because of the financial support from program participants.
2016 Hamilton County Fair Dates
Indiana State Fair
August 5 - 21, 2016
Studying and learning about wildlife is fun for people of all ages. Wildlife exists all around us, regardless of where you live. The 4-H Wildlife project was developed for youth who enjoy wildlife and want to learn more about Indiana wildlife. The first manual introduces some important general wildlife concepts while the higher levels delve into more detail, including species interactions and wildlife management.
Learn how to identify wildflowers in their natural environment.
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is "Helping Others Grow." The program provides gardeners with intensive education in horticultural principles. Participants who successfully complete the program and, thereafter, donate an equal number of volunteer hours in community gardening services are certified as Master Gardeners. Yearly donation of time is required to maintain certification.