Yard and Garden
Publication ID-464-W
Find out alternatives to some of the most notorious and damaging invasive plants commonly used in Indiana landscapes. View this new publication that lists both native and non-native species.
Chilly Chile sweet chile pepper (Photo Credit: Rosie Lerner/Purdue Extension)
The National Garden Bureau has declared 2015 to be the Year of the Sweet Pepper! Sweet peppers are called sweet because they lack the gene that produces capsaicin - the chemical that gives hot peppers their heat.
May Yard & Garden Calendar
Many indoor plants can be moved to shady locations outdoors but only after danger of frost is past. Plants will dry out more often outdoors, so keep a close eye on soil moisture. Sinking the pots in soil will help slow down moisture loss.
Hops (Photo Credit: Purdue Extension ID-462-W)
Q. I need information on how to manage hops from the ground up and when and how to do what. Any information you can provide will be greatly appreciated, such as when to dig rhizomes, prune, storage, etc.