Fruit growers and backyard gardeners can learn fruit-pruning techniques while gaining hands-on experience in a fruit-pruning workshop hosted by Purdue Extension. The workshop will be held on March 1st from 1-4 p.m. (EST) at the Meigs Horticulture Research Farm, 9101 S. 100 E, Lafayette. In case of inclement weather, an alternate date has been set for March 22nd, 1-4 p.m.
To sign up online go to http://bit.ly/FruitPruning2017, or contact Karen Mitchell of the Purdue Extension Service of Tippec
Dates and locations are set for the 2017 Monticello Farmer's Market, which is now seeking vendors for the upcoming season. Interested vendors with produce, arts, crafts, plants, flowers, baked goods and the like are encouraged to apply. Those interested can find an application and market policy information at: http://www.monticelloinfarmersmarket.com/
The window to plant trees this year may have passed, but the time to get a great deal on trees for next spring is now. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting orders for their annual tree seedling sale. Tree seedlings are generally between just a few inches to about 2 feet tall, and come in bundles of 100 trees. They are available in a wide range of species of both conifer and deciduous varieties. The DNR also offers specialty packets for people looking to plant a vari