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. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm starting August 14th, 2017. One Saturday workshop is scheduled for Sept. 30th.
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.
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.
Purdue Master Gardeners are volunteers that "Help Others Grow" in Hamilton County. They are able to assist with any tax-supported agency or organization, based on availability, time of year, and other factors. Most of their work is carried out in Hamilton County although they sometimes are asked to assist elsewhere. They are a publicly trained group whose purpose is to assist the local Extension Educator in addressing the educational needs of the general public as they relate to home horticultur
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