The Master Gardener Course is a multi-week course covering a wide variety of home horticultural topics. Upon completion, participants donate 35 hours of educational community service to receive full Master Gardener Certification.
The Avian Influenza outbreak in Dubois County has brought the word "biosecurity" into our daily news. What is biosecurity? Webster's dictionary defines biosecurity as: security from exposure to harmful biological agents; also : measures taken to ensure this security. While biosecurity is generally thought of in terms of preventing animal disease outbreaks, it is broader than livestock. Even home gardeners need to be aware of biosecurity precautions they should take.