Whether you like carving jack-o'-lanterns or eating pumpkin pie, one thing is clear: pumpkin season has begun! Fresh market pumpkins are now available.
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Why do leaves change color in the fall? Folklore tells us the mythical Jack Frost brings reds and purples to autumn trees by pinching leaves with his icy fingers. A common belief is that a hard frost is necessary for good autumn color. An old wives' tale said rain washes color out of leaves. What really happens?
The Purdue Master Gardener Program is an integral part of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service and provides the residents of Indiana a chance to grow. Under the guidance and support of Purdue Extension, selected residents of a county voluntarily begin a training program specifically designed to prepare them to help others grow.