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.
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.
I have begun to see a plethora of plant disease samples coming into the Purdue Extension office in recent weeks. The traffic on this topic may be a bit above normal, reflecting what's happening in our landscapes and fields. The bottom line is that this has been a good year for various types of plant diseases.
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.
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