Yard and Garden
Spring orchard trees
As Indiana frees itself from the grip of a harsh late winter, the State Climate Office says a developing weather pattern is likely to produce variable conditions this spring.
Kalettes look like a miniature ornamental kale but grow similar to Brussels sprouts. (Photo credit:
It's not often that a new vegetable comes along, so I'm really looking forward to trying the new Kalettes this year. Developed in Great Britain, where they are called Flower Sprouts, this new vegetable is a hybrid cross between Brussel sprouts and kale.
April Yard & Garden Calendar
Start seeds of warm-season plants, including tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, marigolds, zinnias and petunias, indoors for transplanting later to the garden.
Purdue Extension will offer a program through the month of April to help home gardeners select, plant and care for their fruit and vegetables.