The green color of renewed turf growth is returning just as many lawnmowers are taking their final victory laps around the lawn for the 2016 season. But before the gardener settles down for that long winter's nap if they are concerned about a beautiful lawn, now is the time for a couple of late season chores to improve success in 2016.
I am excited to be able to extend this invitation to be a part of what we feel will be a very successful 2016 Indiana Small Farm Conference as an exhibitor in the conference trade show.
The trade show is an important facet of the overall conference. It is an opportunity for participants to learn about the latest goods and services that are available to enhance the success of and their satisfaction with their farm operation.
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the citizens of Indiana a chance to grow.
April 22, 2015 is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. Many of us might even remember the excitement of that first Earth Day all the way back in the spring of 1970!
This past week I had the opportunity to be a part of the discussion about the development of an Indiana Pollinator Protection program at the Beck Center at the Purdue Agronomy farm in West Lafayette.
Without a doubt, the cool grey weather will soon yield to even longer days, more sunshine and increased warmth.
As we wait, many area gardeners are anticipating the arrival warmer drier soil to begin delayed planting activities.
Are there ways to renew our gardening even earlier than those first warm days of spring? The answer is a resounding, YES!