Garden
picture of Purdue Horticultural Garden in spring
There's no better way to celebrate Arbor Day then to add beauty and value to your home landscape with a new tree. The last Friday in April is both the national and the Indiana Arbor Day.
Maurice Maeterlinck, a Belgian dramatist born in 1862, wrote plays, poems and essays. In 1911, Maeterlinck was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his wide range of literary efforts but especially for his dramatic works.
Trees for planting
Spring is a prime time for improving your property with new trees. They provide many benefits which everyone can share. Wise planning is essential to ensure the new trees meet your design needs and functional solutions as well. Follow these tips to get your tree started right and make it a long-lasting sustainable planting.
Many indoor plants can be moved to shady locations outdoors but only after danger of frost is past. Plants will dry out more often outdoors, so keep a close eye on soil moisture. Sinking the pots in soil will help slow down moisture loss.
Purdue Extension's Women in Agriculture committee is now accepting nominations for the organization's top awards through May 1.
Purdue's Beginning Farmer and Rancher program is offering new and aspiring farmers an opportunity to visit 10 Indiana agribusinesses and learn from Purdue Extension educators, producers and other experts about topics ranging from organic produce to aquaponics.
picture of the trunk of a dead tree
Q. This is a very beautiful large tree that I lost last year. It's the second one I have lost in the past seven years. Would you be able to see from the photo what might be happening to my trees?

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