HOME, YARD & GARDEN
*Display Garden Walks and Plant Sales June 15 Purdue Master Gardener volunteers will once again offer a wide variety of annual and perennial plants at their plant sale at The Allen County Extension office on Saturday, May 15th at 6 pm. The plants for the sale are homegrown by Master Gardener volunteers and are also dug from their gardens, or the educational Display Gardens at the Extension office. Usually there are a wide variety of perennials, native prairie perennials, vegetables and annuals. The Fort Wayne Arborist Association will be offering low-cost tree saplings for citizens at the sale. Proceeds from the sale help support the Display Gardens at the Extension office and the Purdue Master Gardener program in Allen County. Free parking is available at the parking garage across from the Extension office located on the IPFW campus.The event will occur rain or shine.
*Small Fruit Seminar June 1 Ricky Kemery, Purdue Horticulture Extension Educator for Allen County, will be offering a seminar on growing small fruit on Saturday, June 1, at the Allen County Extension office. Ricky will discuss growing fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, currents, and grapes. The seminar begins at 10:00 AM. Please RSVP for this event by calling 260-481-6826 (option 3)/ Space is limited. Free parking is available at the office located on the IPFW campus.
* 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
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:
* Michigan State
* Ohio State