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picture of a giant swallowtail larva
Mention puppy and not everyone is reminded of cute little baby dogs or wolves. Some older folks might call an arrogant teenager a "young pup!" The term "puppy" can also be used to describe something in a playful way: "Joe's new car is some puppy!" I have even heard people lament that their feet are "tired puppies" after a long walk.
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Prepare storage areas for overwintering tender flower bulbs and garden produce. Thanksgiving (or Christmas) cactus can be forced into bloom for the Thanksgiving holidays.
Rainscaping, Purdue Extension
This workshop will teach master gardeners, landscape professionals, and agency staff how to promote community awareness and education for bioretention/rain garden planning, installation, and maintenance.
green tiger beetle
Summer is a good time for a walk in the park. Any park will do, but a hike in a state park provides both good exercise and an opportunity to commune with nature.
ginseng
Do you have an established reforestation plot or area of woodlands that you would like to find a new way to diversify? Are you seeking a different approach to reforestation by adding in farming? Are you interested in growing ginseng? Learn how ginseng could potentially add additional income.
August Yard & Garden Calendar
Take cuttings from plants such as impatiens, coleus, geraniums and wax begonias to overwinter indoors. Root the cuttings in media such as moist vermiculite, perlite, peat moss or potting soil, rather than water.
Nominations are being accepted for two of the highest awards presented by the Purdue University College of Agriculture to honor professionals who have made significant contributions to society. The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award and Certificate of Distinction are presented annually to professionals who have shown dedication to improving their communities and society as a whole through professional and personal achievement and service.

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