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Home, Yard and Garden 


Purdue Vegetable Tips- This is a website for individuals to assist with growing vegetables in the garden. Information is included on getting started, planning, planting and growing.

Taking Care of Your Yard: The Homeowners Essential Guide to Lawns, Trees, Shrubs & Garden Flowers- This all inclusive publication is available for purchase by selecting the link at the title.

Mole Control- This publication will give you information on how to get rid to this annoying pest in the yard.

Purdue Turf Tips- The website contains tips that are released regularly to help with the management of turfgrass in yards based on the time of year.

Purdue Yard and Garden News- Read the latest news article about yard and garden topics.

Purdue Yard and Garden Calendars- These calendar listings breakdown what tasks should be done during that month of the year.

Purdue In the Grow- This is a question and answer format on topics that relate to lawn and garden.

On Six Legs- Read the monthly news articles about insects.


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.