Indispensable Web Pages for Marion County Master Gardeners

INDISPENSABLE WEB PAGES

Marion County Central Yard and Garden Page: http://IndyHorticulture.org

Marion County Central Master Gardener Page: http://IndyMG.org

Marion County Central Urban/Community Garden Page: http://IndyUrbanGarden.org

Marion County Master Gardener Lessons (Assignments & Resources for Class Members): https://extension.purdue.edu/marion/pages/l.aspx?intLabelID=13

What's Bugging You? Contact the Master Gardener AnswerLine: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=1390

Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4498

Purdue and Other Extension Publications for the Home, Yard & Garden: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4078

Purdue Extension Information for the Home, Yard & Garden (by university department): https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=6786

Soil Sampling & Testing: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4487

Plant & Pest Problems: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4510

Plant Information: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4511

Purdue Lawn Publications: http://www.agry.purdue.edu/turf/homeowner.html

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory: http://www.ppdl.purdue.edu/ppdl/

Wildlife Conflicts Information Hotline: http://www.wildlifehotline.info/

Search Indiana Pesticide Products (NPIRS): http://npirspublic.ceris.purdue.edu/state/state_menu.aspx?state=IN

eXtension (the national Extension website): http://www.extension.org/

Marion County Master Gardener Association: http://indymcmga.org/

FACEBOOK PAGES and TWITTER

Purdue Extension-Marion County Demonstration Garden: https://www.facebook.com/PurdueIndyDemoGarden

Purdue Extension-Marion County: https://www.facebook.com/purdueextensionmarioncounty

Marion County Master Gardener Association: https://www.facebook.com/MCMGA.Indianapolis

Steve Mayer (purduehortindy): https://twitter.com/purduehortindy

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I get my soil tested? Nutrients & pH: https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?inItemID=4487 and Heavy Metals (Lead): https://extension.purdue.edu/Marion/Pages/article.aspx?intItemID=4492

Who should I get to trim my trees? Select a certified arborist: http://treesaregood.org

Who can remove a swarm of bees? http://www.indianabeekeeper.com

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS from the Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab

http://www.ppdl.purdue.edu/ppdl/Ask_Expert.html

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS from Purdue Forestry & Natural Resources

https://ag.purdue.edu/fnr/Extension/Pages/faq.aspx

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON NUISANCE WILDLIFE from Indiana DNR

http://www.in.gov/dnr/fishwild/5762.htm

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS from The U.S. National Arboretum

http://www.usna.usda.gov/Gardens/faqs/faqs_main.html

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN INDIANA (Purdue University)

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory: Use the search function here: http://www.ppdl.purdue.edu/PPDL/search.html

Purdue Education Store: Choose iPhone Application and Search to purchase specific apps: https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/newsearch_Advance.asp

Note: See also various Purdue search pages below.

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN ILLINOIS (University of Illinois)

HortAnswers: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/hortanswers/

Common Problems for Vegetable Crops: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/vegproblems/

Home Yard & Garden Pest Newsletter Search: http://hyg.ipm.illinois.edu/search.php

Insect Information: http://ipm.illinois.edu/hyg/insects/index.html

Reports on Plant Diseases: http://ipm.illinois.edu/diseases/index.html

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN OHIO (Ohio State University)

Insect & Other Pest Fact Sheets: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/index.html

Plant Disease Fact Sheets: http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/3000/index.html

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN KANSAS (Kansas State University Research & Extension)

KSU Horticulture: http://www.hfrr.ksu.edu/p.aspx?tabid=586

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN KENTUCKY (University of Kentucky)

Insect Publications: http://www2.ca.uky.edu/entomology/dept/entfacts.asp

Plant Disease Publications: http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcollege/plantpathology/extension/pubs.html

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN MINNESOTA (University of Minnesota)

Plant Disease Information: http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/diseases/

Insect Information: http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/

COMMON PLANT AND PEST PROBLEMS IN NEW YORK (Cornell University)

Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic Fact Sheets: http://plantclinic.cornell.edu/factsheets.html

Insect Diagnostic Laboratory Fact Sheets: http://idl.entomology.cornell.edu/factsheets/

COMMON PLANT PROBLEMS IN MARYLAND (University of Maryland)

HGIC Landscape Problem Solver: http://plantdiagnostics.bugwood.org/

COMMON DISEASE PROBLEMS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST (Pacific Northwest Extension)

Plant Disease Management Handbook: Host & Disease Descriptions: http://pnwhandbooks.org/plantdisease/host-disease-descriptions

SEARCH PAGES

Purdue Consumer Horticulture Search Box: http://www.hort.purdue.edu/ext/conhort.html

Purdue Turf Search Box (at top of page): http://www.agry.purdue.edu/turf/site-map.html

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Lab Search Box: http://www.ppdl.purdue.edu/PPDL/search.html

Purdue Extension Entomology Search Box: http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/

Purdue Master Gardener Program Search Box (at top of page): http://www.hort.purdue.edu/mg/

Search Box for Purdue Websites: http://www.purdue.edu/purdue/search/

The Education Store Search Box (Purdue Extension): https://mdc.itap.purdue.edu/NewSearch_Advance.asp

Ohio State University Ohioline Publication Search: http://ohioline.osu.edu/search.php

One Search (Hundreds of Cooperative Extension Sites): https://search.extension.org/

Using Google to Find Educational Info http://www.google.com (include the word Purdue OR Extension with the topic)

OTHER LOCAL, AREA AND STATE RESOURCES

Indiana DNR Community & Urban Forestry: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/2854.htm

Indiana DNR Forestry: https://secure.in.gov/dnr/2336.htm

Indiana Native Plant & Wildflower Society (INPAWS): http://www.inpaws.org/

Indiana Wildlife Federation: http://www.indianawildlife.org/

Indianapolis Department of Public Works: http://www.indy.gov/eGov/City/dpw/

Indianapolis Office of Sustainability: http://www.indy.gov/eGov/City/DPW/SustainIndy/

Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District: http://marionswcd.org/

 
By Steve Mayer, Extension Educator - Horticulture
The Educational Store