Growth of a tree or flower is the result of the weather and the perpetuation of its natural growth cycle. To store sufficient resources for the following year, trees use the winter season as an opportunity to shuttle nutrients to their roots.
Nearly every foraging honey bee in the state of Indiana will encounter neonicotinoids during corn planting season, and the common seed treatments produced no improvement in crop yield, according to a Purdue University study.
The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) announced on May 4, 2017 that the Towns of Albion and Cumberland, Cities of Angola and Washington, and Brown County have been welcomed into the Indiana Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI).
On a beautiful May day, more than 100 people gathered at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds to learn, network and share about the local food system for Auburn, Indiana.
Indoor plants will require more frequent watering and fertilization as they increase their summer growth. Houseplants can be moved outdoors to a shady location, but pay close attention to their watering needs.
Flowering plants that don't bloom as promised can be a big disappointment in your garden. Reasons for lack of blooming are as diverse as the palette of plants from which to choose, but a little detective work can usually pinpoint the trouble.
Awareness of the Eastern Hellbender is growing due to the decline in numbers. Extension specialists receive reports of a "hellbender" that is found in a barn, or on a basement floor, crawling across a driveway, or occasionally in a pond. Here are some resources to help identify these large salamanders.