Allen County Resources

What We Do

The educators are eager to help you find answers and understanding related to health and human sciences, agriculture, horticulture, 4-H youth development, community development, and much more. The best way to contact us is by phone, email, or just stop in during business hours.
Our office also offers many services and educational opportunities throughout the year. Some of our services have a fee.

Examples of our FREE services:
  • Dawn to dusk access to the Display Gardens of Allen County
  • Master Gardener Hotline for horticulture questions
  • Electronic publications
Those with fees are as follows (cash or check only):
  • Drop-off diagnostic service: $5.00
  • Basic soil sample analysis: $20.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades 3-12): $15.00
  • 4-H Membership (Grades K-2): FREE
  • Printed publications/copies: $0.25/page
  • Workshops: varies, contact for information


Submitting Garden Questions

Allen County 4-H Information

Soil Testing Information

 Display Gardens of Allen County

Contact Us

Purdue Allen County Extension Office
4001 Crescent Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46815
(260) 481-6826

Business Hours: Monday - Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Lawn & Garden Questions Email: or call  260-481-6425


County offices

Allen County Staff


Johnnie Mae Farm

Allen County Featured Stories

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Grow Microgreens at Home

In The Skinny on Microgreens – Part 1, we explored the importance and benefits of the...

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Feeding the Birds in Our Landscape

Winter weather is for the birds! All puns aside, for those of us who love the outdoors, winter...

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The Skinny on Microgreens Part 1

Growing microgreens is on-trend these days and an important crop at a time when food prices are...

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Purdue Extension.
Grow with Purdue Extension's programs in Allen County

Give yourself or someone you know the gift of education Upcoming Educational Programs in...

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Allen County 4-H Livestock Auction

Who Can Bid/Buy? Any business or family can participate in the Auction by registering and...

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ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training & Exam

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Upcoming Allen County and State Extension Events

State Extension Featured Story

State Extension Featured Story

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County fair season concludes, but memories last a lifetime

Each summer, communities across Indiana gather to experience their county fair. No matter what part of the state you’re in, one aspect of the fair remains constant– 4-H members demonstrating their skills and serving their communities...

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