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Home, Yard and Garden 


Upcoming Events:

Sick Plants:

* Soil Test - How to collect and submit a sample for anaylsis.  Fee will be collected with submission.
* Soil Test Results - Understanding Your Soil Test Results

* What's Wrong with my plant? - How to bring in samples for identification and problem solving.  Fee will be collected with submission.

* Email your question to the Allen County Extension Office

Allen County Local Publications - link to listing of publications written for Allen County Gardeners

Community Gardens

Green Neighborhoods

Local Farm Markets 

Volunteer Opportunities - link to information on Master Gardener and Master Naturalist information 

Other Extension Site Resources

Purdue Horticulture and Landscape Architecture - web site
Vegetable Tips - web site
Plant Facts - maintained by Marion County, IN Extension Service
Other University Extension web sites:
* Illinois
* Kentucky
* Michigan State
* Minnesota
* Ohio State



Purdue Extension suggests the following links for information on Home, Yard & Garden horticulture:

Purdue Consumer Hort Extension - Home yard and garden articles, publications, and resources from the Purdue Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture and links to other resources.

Purdue Master Gardener Program - Volunteer educators trained by Purdue Extension share their knowledge while providing leadership and service in educational gardening activities within their communities.

Purdue Plant & Pest Diagnostic Laboratory - Purdue's central facility for receiving both physical samples and digital images submitted for identification of insects, plants and plant diseases or diagnosis of plant and pest problems.

Purdue Wildlife Conflicts Information Hotline - ID, prevention/reduction, and additional resources regarding nuisance wildlife, sponsored by Purdue Extension, USDA Wildlife Damage, and IN DNR.

Purdue Turf Tips - Home lawn and commercial turf grass establishment and maintenance

Purdue Junior Master Gardener Program - National program that provides a hands on approach to learning horticulture, environmental science, leadership, and life skills; helping young people become gardeners and contributing citizens.

Purdue Entomology Extension - ID and management of insects and related arthropods, nematodes, and vertebrates.

Purdue Botany & Plant Pathology Extension - ID and management of plant diseases and weeds

Purdue Wildlife Extension - Information and resources for wildlife management

Purdue Forestry Extension - Educational programs & products on managing trees and forests, whether you are managing one tree, trees in your community, or large woodlands.

Purdue Education Store - Order/download Purdue Extension publications, videos, interactive media, and more.