Prepare storage areas for overwintering tender flower bulbs and garden produce. Thanksgiving (or Christmas) cactus can be forced into bloom for the Thanksgiving holidays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're looking for a plant that is winter-hardy throughout the Midwest, excels under shady conditions and has fabulous foliage as well as attractive flowers, then hosta is the plant for you.