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If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue Extension has the ideal program for you. Beginning September 14, 2015, a Purdue Master Gardener "Basic Training" series will be offered for residents of Noble and Whitley Counties and surrounding areas.
Northeast Purdue Ag Center (NEPAC) will host a field day for area farmers Aug. 27.
Homeowners and barn owners may be wondering what has drilled holes in their fascia board just under the dripline of their roof, in boards underneath barn siding, or similar locations. Purdue expert Timothy Gibb said large, black bees hovering around and drilling holes into homes, out-buildings, wooden furniture and decks during May and June are carpenter bees.
Indiana has a state flower, a state tree, and a state bird. Will we soon have a state insect?
A popular smaller tree for landscapes of many northern Indiana homeowners is the crabapple. Many people select ornamental trees based solely on their ornamental qualities, such as flower color or form. But, consideration of disease resistance is also an important thing to keep in mind when choosing a new variety for your yard.
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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.
Come to Noble County Master Gardeners' first fall symposium and advanced Master Gardener training "IT'S HARVEST TIME! WHAT'S NEXT?" on Oct. 10!
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