Yard and Garden
As the days get warmer and the grass grows, so do the pests we manage each summer, namely weeds and insects. Many of us rely on pesticides to control these nuisances, and now is a good time to remind everyone to always read the label of products they are purchasing or applying to help minimize the risks associated with these products.
The 2017 Monticello Farmer's Market season is approaching fast, and spots are still open for those interested in becoming a vendor. To better prepare vendors for this season's market, there will be a Farmer's Market Vendor Meeting held on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 P.M. at the 4-H Community Building located at the White County Fairgrounds in Reynolds.
The invasive insect Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is old news for much of Indiana, including White County, and it has already done extensive damage to the state's ash tree population. While much of the harm has been done, if you have ash tree's that haven't been affected yet, there are now good options for saving the tree(s), and now is a good time to do so.
There is a major push by consumers recently to have access to fresh and local food and to know where that food is coming from. One of the best ways to participate in this movement here locally is by visiting the upcoming Monticello Farmer's Market. The Monticello Farmer's Market will be held on Saturday's from 9:00am to 1:00pm from May 20th to October 28th at 1210 N 6th Street in Monticello in the parking lot of BJ Wingers. It will also be held on Tuesday evenings from 4:00pm to 7:00pm on Consti
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/

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